Course NumberEE-02-700
PDH Hours3
Smart Grid System Report

Smart Grid System Report

The U.S. electric grid is undergoing significant transformation from the application of digital technologies as a result of policies encouraging the growth of renewable and distributed energy resources, emphasis on resilience due to extreme weather events, and increasing involvement of electricity customers and businesses in both managing and producing energy. The smart grid involves the application of advanced communications and control technologies and practices to improve reliability, efficiency, and security which are key ingredients in the ongoing modernization of the electricity delivery infrastructure. Smart grid technologies are being applied across the electric grid, including transmission, distribution, and customer-based systems.

This course provides an update on the status of smart grid deployments nationwide, technological developments, and barriers that may affect the continued adoption of the technology. It covers smart grid deployment status, cross-cutting technologies in communications, cybersecurity, and interoperability, and trends and challenges shaping future deployment.

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Learning Objectives

This course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Smart Grid Deployment Status
  • Advanced Metering Infrastructure
  • Customer-Based Systems
  • Distribution and Transmission System Upgrades
  • Cross-Cutting Technology Efforts

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