To provide module participants with in-depth knowledge of issues facing energy sector,  management and scheduling in conventional centralized power generation business to meet the economic dispatch and the power systems stability targets, and to meet the challenge of the increasing penetration of non-dispatchable renewables. The course contents include:

  • Energy Resource Sector -  Conventional and renewable energy sources, issues facing the energy sector, energy-environment interactions, regulation and governance of energy sector.
  • Electricity Market and Generation Business - Optimization of generation facilities to achieve some common target, usually either matching the energy demand at minimum cost or maximize revenues from energy production, while subjecting to transmission and operational constraints.
  • Economics of Energy – Understanding the factors including renewables influencing the supply and demand of energy and their impact on the management of electricity generation. Various market tools and mechanisms including interchange, brokering, pooling and auction in the energy market, methods of demand forecasting and econometric models are examined.

Modular Certification Courses

This module can also be taken as part of:

Teaching Team

What You’ll Learn

Economics of Energy Supply
  • Economic Analysis of Energy Investments; Economics of Fossil Fuel Supply; Economics of Non-Renewable Resource Supply; Economics of Electricity Supply; The Economics of Renewable Energy Supply
Economics of Energy–Environment Interactions
  • The Economics of Environment Protection; Pollution Control from Stationary Sources; Pollution Control from Mobile Sources; The Economics of Climate Change; The Clean Development Mechanism
Energy Demand Analysis and Forecasting
  • Energy Data and Energy Balance; Understanding and Analysing Energy Demand; Energy Demand Analysis at a Disaggregated Level; Energy Demand Forecasting; Energy Demand Management
Energy Markets
  • Energy Markets and Principles of Energy Pricing; Energy Pricing and Taxation; International Oil Market; Markets for Natural Gas; Developments in the Coal Market; Integrated Analysis of Energy Systems
Issues Facing the Energy Sector
  • Overview of Global Energy Challenges; Impact of High Energy Prices; Energy Security Issues; Investment Issues in the Energy Sector; Energy Access
Regulation and Governance of the Energy Sector
  • Regulation of Energy Industries; Reform of the Energy Industry; Case Study on Singapore

Who Should Attend

  • Electrical Engineers and Managers working in power/energy sector and built environment;
  • Railway, Marine and Aerospace electrical power supply and propulsion professionals;
  • Electrical and electronic engineering professionals in manufacturing, process and automation;
  • Information Technology professionals in power and energy-related businesses;
  • Researchers and educators in electrical engineering and urban sustainability-related areas;


  • Bachelor degree in Engineering
  • At least one year of relevant working experience

Certificate and Assessment

A Certificate of Participation will be issued to participants who
  • Attend 75% of the module
  • Undertake the Continuous Assessment and Exam Paper

A Certificate of Attainment will be issued to participants who:
  • Attend at least 75% of the programme, and
  • Participants who pass the Continuous Assessment and Exam Paper will earn 6 ECTS credits, which are stackable for PGCert or MEngTech qualifications.


Date Duration Venue
11 Jan - 15 Apr 2019 36-hour SIT@NYP, 172 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8, Singapore 567739


Category Full Fee After SF Funding After SF Mid-Career
Enhanced Subsidy
Singapore Citizen (Below 40) / Singapore PR $3,399.39 $1,019.82 Not Eligible
Singapore Citizen (40 & above) $3,399.39 $1,019.82 $384.42
Non-Singaporeans $3,399.39 Not Eligible Not Eligible

  • All figures include GST. GST applies to individuals and Singapore-registered companies.
  • You can opt for either SF Series Funding or Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy. Both cannot be combined.

» Learn more about funding types available

Terms & Conditions:

SkillsFuture Funding

In order to be eligible for the 70% training grant awarded by SkillsFuture, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
  1.  Be a Singaporean Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
  2.  Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

To be eligible for the 90% enhanced subsidy awarded, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
  1.  Be a Singaporean Citizen
  2.  Be at least 40 years old
  3.  Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SIT reserves the right to collect the balance of the programme fees (i.e. the potential grant amount) directly from the applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) should the above requirements not be fulfilled.


Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

This is a Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP) supported course. If you are an NTUC member, you can enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year for courses supported under UTAP. Terms and conditions apply.

SIT reserves the right to make changes to published course information, including dates, times, venues, fees and instructors without prior notice.

Course Series

Find out more about the Modular Certification Courses - Electrical Power Engineering (EPE)

These modules are stackable towards a Postgraduate Certificate in Electrical Power Engineering (PGCert EPE) or can be taken individually as a single module as follows:

Each module carries 6 ECTS credits which are stackable for graduate qualification of PGCert EPE. Candidates who pass any of the above 4 modules (totalling 24 credits) with a CGPA of 2.5 or more will be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Electrical Power Engineering (PGCert EPE) by SIT. All the above modules are subsidised by SkillsFuture Singapore. Eligible individual may enjoy up to a maximum of 5 subsidised modules.

The above modules have been renamed from EPE60XX to EEE60XX for modules starting from Sep 2019. There is otherwise no change in stackability towards the Postgraduate Certificate in Electrical Power Engineering

Key Info

Venue SIT@NYP, 172 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8, Singapore 567739
Time 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Date 11 Jan 2019 (Fri) to
15 Apr 2019 (Mon)
Registration is Closed.

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