Electric System Fundamentals
This three-day SEPA Bootcamp dives into the essential pieces of the electric grid, energy markets, the challenges to a carbon-free future and the “electrification of everything.” This course will benefit both professionals newer to the electric industry and those wanting a deeper understanding and insight into the future of the system.
Session 1: How the electric grid and energy markets function – Discuss the basics of electric power delivery, energy markets and the key drivers for change
Session 2: Address the challenges related to decarbonizing the grid – Explain challenges related to changes in the supply and demand mix, integration of renewables, and the advent of energy storage
Session 3: Planning for the future – Review cutting edge business cases in the U.S. and overseas that may point the way to a cleaner and more efficient grid, and discuss prospects for emerging technologies including long-duration energy storage, hydrogen modular nuclear and fusion.