Operation Considerations for the Smart Grid

ops_screen.jpgThis course examines the operation considerations for the Smart Grid and will focus on understanding the operational considerations for technicians who will install, control, monitor, and maintain the smart grid. The course is designed to ensure that technicians working on the smart grid have a balanced understanding of why and how the smart grid will be operated, both from the utility perspective as well as the customer perspective. The course will cover technologies and systems utilized. It will also cover the skills needed to maintain the smart grid, along with addressing safety precautions needed. This course is divided into the following six modules:
  1. Smart Grid: The Big Picture
  2. Communications and Data of the Smart Grid
  3. The Customer Side of the Smart Grid
  4. The Utility Side of the Smart Grid
  5. Controlling, Operating, and Monitoring the Smart Grid
  6. Maintenance Needs of the Smart Grid

Who should participate? This course is designed for technicians, line workers, electricians, system operators, transmission planners, IT-cyber security officers, engineers, and anyone else with a technical background interested in learning about renewable energy and the smart grid.

Applicable Utility Industry Job Titles:
Electrical Engineer, Engineer Tech, Analyst, Designer, Fieldman, Project Manager, Trainer, Training, Specialist, Supervisor, Manager, Coordinator, Technician

What is the delivery method? This is an online, self-study course with approximately 10-12 hours of content and is worth 1 CEU.

What is the course schedule? The course is open for registration at any time. Participants will have access to the course until June 30. All registrations received the month of June will have access until June 30 of the following year. The participant will have access to the material within three (3) working days after registration.

What is the course fee? The course fee is $180.00 for EPCE Members and Non-EPCE members is $200.00. See if you are an EPCE member.

How do I pay for the course? Credit Card, Electronic Check and Company Billing payment options are available.

*Refunds granted at the participant's request prior to the course start date will incur a $15 processing fee. If the cancellation is requested more than one (1) business day after the registration is processed, no refund is available.

Individual Credit Card or Check Payment Registration

Company Billing Registration (document)
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Questions? Contact Emily Gullicks at 701.224.2519, 800.852.5685 or Emily.Gullicks@bismarckstate.edu.