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This is a two week course. In the first week you will learn about the core activities that the Industry executes to bring electricity to customers. We will review what electricity is, how it is generated, how it is transmitted, how it comes into buildings, and how consumption of electricity instantly feeds back on the transmission and generation of electricity. You will learn to: Define what electricity is; Describe how electricity is generated, transmitted and distributed; Describe how electricity is generated, transmitted and distributed; and Summarize how the consumption of electric energy instantly feeds back on the transmission and generation of electricity. In the second week, the course shifts to the markets that drive Electric Industry operations. You will learn about the various costs of the electric industry’s core activities, how electricity is priced, the various ways that electric markets are structured, how these market structures determine which power plants are dispatched to produce electricity when, and how recent changes in generator fuel prices, generation technology, market regulations, and environmental regulations are transforming both Electric Industry Markets and Operations. You will learn to: Describe the main cost components to the electric system; Compare the costs of different types of power plants; Interpret the retail pricing of electricity; Explain the different types of electric markets and understand how they operate to dispatch electric supply to meet demand in real time; and Explain why and how the electric industry is regulated....
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Cours en ligne à 100 %

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Beginner Level

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Recommandé : 3-4 hours per week

Approx. 9 heures pour terminer
Comment Dots

English

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Section
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Electric Industry Operations

In the operations module, you will learn about the core activities that the Industry executes to bring electricity to customers. We will review what electricity is, how it is generated, how it is transmitted, how it comes into buildings, and how consumption of electricity instantly feeds back on the transmission and generation of electricity....
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15 vidéos (Total 72 min), 4 quiz
Video15 vidéos
Electric Industry Overview4 min
What Electricity Is4 min
Charge, Current, Voltage, and Resistance5 min
Electric Power, Electric Energy, and Ohm's Law3 min
A Circuit Model of the Electric System4 min
Electromagnetism5 min
Power Plants4 min
Capacity Factor4 min
How a Transformer Works4 min
Transmitting and Distributing Electricity4 min
Power Line Loss3 min
Electric System Basics in Buildings9 min
Lamp to Plant5 min
Daily and Seasonal Variations in Electric Load3 min
Quiz4 exercices pour s'entraîner
Industry Overview20 min
Generation16 min
Transmission & Distribution16 min
Load16 min

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5 heures pour terminer

Electricity Industry Markets

In this second module, the course shifts to the markets that drive Electric Industry operations. You will learn about the various costs of the electric industry’s core activities, how electricity is priced, the various ways that electric markets are structured, how these market structures determine which power plants are dispatched to produce electricity when, and how recent changes in generator fuel prices, generation technology, market regulations, and environmental regulations are transforming both Electric Industry Markets and Operations....
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16 vidéos (Total 90 min), 5 quiz
Video16 vidéos
The Need for Different Power Plants5 min
Levelized Cost of Electricity6 min
Retail Pricing of Electricity4 min
The Need for Regulation4 min
Who Regulates What1 min
Major Federal Regulations5 min
Existing Electric Market Structures6 min
Ideal Economic Dispatch6 min
Generator Selling Price4 min
Actual Economic Dispatch3 min
Relationship Between Wholesale and Retail Prices8 min
Impact of Fuel Prices6 min
Impact of Government Regulations6 min
Impact of Government Incentivies9 min
Growth in Renewable Electricity Generation1 min
Quiz4 exercices pour s'entraîner
System Management18 min
Regulation16 min
Markets20 min
External Market Forces18 min
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par AMJan 8th 2018

This course is very helpful for me and for all those who study electric industry operations and markets. The professor explained it very well and its a one of the best course i have taken

par CNJul 24th 2017

Fantastic class! I was impressed by the high quality of peer-graded submissions, and I believe the instructors/course creators deserve a lot of credit for that outcome.

Enseignant

Lincoln Pratson

Gendell Professor of Energy & Environment
Nicholas School of the Environment

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