ENG-601 / 2 credits

Teacher: Heymann Fabian

Language: English

Remark: The limited number of 15 places will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. Registration closes September 30th. The course runs from 28th - 30th November 2022.


Every year


Participants will be equipped with specialized knowledge, grounded on latest academic research and professional practice, on potential applications and risks digitalization tendencies pose to the operation and planning of electricity systems.



The lecture will integrate short presentations from external high-level professionals from the electricity  industry, public administration and academia, providing excellent opportunity for networking and idea exchange with leaders in the field.

Learning Prerequisites

Important concepts to start the course

A good understanding of the planning and operation of electricity systems is recommended.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Develop familiarity with the vocabulary of the digital transformation, its main theories, and possess the tools to analyze and mitigate effects of digitalization on electricity systems.

Expected student activities

Presentation and participation in a half day excursion to a data center or similar.

Assessment methods

Term paper



F. Sioshansi (2020): Behind and Beyond the Meter - Digitalization, Aggregation, Optimization, Monetization

IEA (2017): Digitalisation and Energy - Technical Report

IEA (2020): Data Centers and Data Transmission Networks - Technical report.

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

  • Number of places: 15
  • Exam form: Term paper (session free)
  • Subject examined: Digitalization in electricity systems
  • Lecture: 16 Hour(s)
  • Practical work: 24 Hour(s)

Reference week