This five-hour course is an overview of the work being done in a Department of Energy project to define the next generation of the electric utility industry. The concept is that future, or modern grid, will be ‘smarter’ than the current electric grid and will be more reliable, more secure, more environmentally friendly, safer, and will have an new economic paradigm where consumers are more actively involved in real-time decision concerning their power consumption.
To receive PDH credit, the student must pass a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty (30) questions.
Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained
This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:
- The grid will be self-healing
- The industry will include the consumer
- The grid will be resistant to physical and cyber attacks
- The grid will offer more power quality choices
- The grid will accommodate a wide range of generation options
- The grid will enable economic markets
- The grid will operate on least cost of service principles
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