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This course familiarizes you with standards and policies of the electric utility industry, and provides you with basic vocabulary used in the business. It introduces the electric power system, from generation of the electricity all the way to the wall plug. You will learn about the segments of the system, and common components like power cables and transformers. This course is for individuals considering a career in the energy field (who have a high school diploma, at minimum, and basic knowledge of mathematics), and existing energy sector employees with less than three years of experience who have not completed similar training and would benefit from a course of foundational industry concepts. The course is a combination of online lectures, videos, readings and discussions. This is the first course in the Energy Production, Distribution & Safety specialization that explores various facets of the power sector, and features a culminating project involving creation of a roadmap to achieve a self-established, energy-related professional goal. To learn more about the specialization, check out a video overview at

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9 mai 2020

The course was very easily explained including all the minor details it's like a journey of powers system where you get to know about all the key elements required to have the knowledge in this field.


17 janv. 2020

What an Extraordinary Course, I really appreciate meeting with such a skilled professor and a tutor too.

Though his main focus was on the USA and quiz were mainly focusing on the USA not globally.

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par Shaik K T

11 juin 2020

It's a very well designed course to under the basics even the learner is not from an electrical background. One can know the basic definitions and key terms regarding the concepts of electrical power systems and it's components. Thank you, Coursera.

par Pornpaisarn C

30 mai 2021

This course great value and ease to understand. we can use this knowledge to intregrate more in our job and help me to use this knowledge to work with my colleagues and other relating persons in my job and involve more in engineering aspect.

par Abdul A H

2 févr. 2020

Its a good overview of the electrical grid focusing mostly on smart grid and reasons to implement it. I was hoping for a little more technical information on the components of the existing power grid. A good course to start nonetheless.


21 oct. 2020

some quiz questions were tailored towards America (like about percentages in USA), well as it is good, I think its better if quiz questions are directed more towards the content and the concept otherwise its a good course, i liked it.

par Muhammad U M

18 avr. 2020

A very well designed course, it gave me full insight about power systems and related stuff. However, US was the targeted country throughout the course. It would be better, if other countries power systems also took into account!

par Piyas C

26 juil. 2020

The course is excellent. It would be better to give resource materials like pdf or ppt besides lecture videos. Some questions of quizzes are out of the lectures. So it will be helpful to give additional learning materials.

par Ezeudu P O

21 mai 2021

I like it, it really explained a lot about the electric transmission and distribution.It also explained the present situation of the U.S electric systems and how it can be improved by the use of the smart grid.👍🏾👍🏾

par Giorgio G

21 sept. 2019

Interesting course to understand the basics of electricity and the grid. I think that the facts related to renewable energy should be more up to date since this is a sector that evolves very rapidly.

par Tomas M S

14 janv. 2021

Great course for learning the fundamentals of electricity generation, transmission, and distribution. If the power utility business sounds like an strange topic, this is the right place to start.

par Lauro A J O

11 sept. 2020

The contents are good however the exercises some times ask for questions not directly explained throughout the videos. This made me feel like I was not paying attention but that was not the case.

par Hanna S

12 janv. 2019

The course is good, all the main topics of power stations and substations are dismantled. Gives a general idea of the topic. And also affects the new technologies as smart grid! Recommend!!

par Mariam K G

31 mai 2020

The course is specifically related to the USA scenario and hence the students from other countries might find it unnecessary to have those information. Yet well executed and informative.

par S.M M Z

5 avr. 2020

In week 3, Double-Busbar & Switching Sequence quiz showed me wrong answer for the 1st question even though it was correct. Other than that, the course is really helpful & educative

par shirisha k

22 mai 2020

I have learned a lot from this course. They clearly explained about the topics. I hope it will useful for me as iam a electrical and electronics engineering it will help for me.

par sai s m

16 mai 2020

This course is mainly for those who dont have basics about how electricity is generated, transmitted and distributed. Overall the course was good and gave good basic knowledge.

par Ndivhuho M

17 nov. 2020

the lessons were amazing, however the lecture presents in a monotone voice which after a while I loose focus. I suggest that you present in a more open and friendly meaner.

par Kashif R

10 janv. 2019

This course is not detailed course. There was an overview of everything. This course should be explained because all the topics covered in this section were so interesting.

par Shresth S

24 avr. 2020

The course was very well designed and informative. The material discussed was relevant and useful although the instructor seemed could have been a little more enthusiastic

par Bill O

3 nov. 2019

Great introduction to renewable energy systems. Wish there was more technical information references. Perhaps it could be provided in the additional resources outside

par Aliyu B

17 oct. 2019

Contains the necessary basics of electricity.It is easy to comprehend for people who are new to this field as well serves as a good refresher for electrical engineers.

par Prakash N

26 juil. 2020

you need to remove data based question in your assignments and self check quizzes as they are based on memorisation not on conceptual understanding of a given topic .

par Elvis P

23 mai 2020

It gives a qualitative formation about the main aspects, technologies, characteristics of the Electric power systems, without forgetting to have a look to the future.

par MD A H U

18 juil. 2020

As I am an Electrical Engineering student,It was a very effective course for me.I have learnt some basic stuffs about smart grid,renewable energy and power system.

par 纪鹏

3 févr. 2020

a good course to laydown the basic concept of the power system. i m more interested in the intelligent power system and hopefully more information for the future.

par Sameer M S

15 juin 2020

Helped me to understand the electrical power system in crisp and clear manner. Thanks for this course and i want coursera to bring such updated courses all time.