Electric Utility Distribution Reliability Management

Course Number: E-4056
Credit: 4 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Lee Layton, P.E.
Price: $119.80 Purchase using Reward Tokens. Details
Overview

In Electric Utility Distribution Reliability Management, you'll learn ...

  • How electric system reliability is measured and managed
  • What utilities are doing to improve reliability
  • How reliability indices are calculated
  • Practical management standards to ensure that reliability goals are achieved

Overview

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Credit: 4 PDH

Length: 67 pages

This course explains how electric system reliability is measured, managed, and what utilities are doing to improve reliability. The course provides detailed explanations of how reliability indices are calculated and gives examples of actions utilities may take to improve reliability as well as practical management standards to ensure that reliability goals are achieved.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • The current status of distribution electric reliability in the US
  • The definition of electric system reliability
  • How electric reliability is measured
  • Which indices are system, customer, or load related
  • The differences between SAIDI, CAIDI, and SAIFI
  • How to calculate major event day exceptions
  • The leading causes of distribution outages
  • How to set goals for some of the leading causes of outages
  • How to use management concepts to ensure continued reliability
  • How power quality impacts reliability

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 30 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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Length: 67 pages

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