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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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cursos 100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
Calendar

Prazos flexíveis

Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
Beginner Level

Nível iniciante

Clock

Sugerido: 3-4 hours per week

Aprox. 9 horas restantes
Comment Dots

English

Legendas: English

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

1

Seção
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2 horas para concluir

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....
Reading
15 vídeos (Total de 72 min), 4 testes
Video15 videos
Electric Industry Overview4min
What Electricity Is4min
Charge, Current, Voltage, and Resistance5min
Electric Power, Electric Energy, and Ohm's Law3min
A Circuit Model of the Electric System4min
Electromagnetism5min
Power Plants4min
Capacity Factor4min
How a Transformer Works4min
Transmitting and Distributing Electricity4min
Power Line Loss3min
Electric System Basics in Buildings9min
Lamp to Plant5min
Daily and Seasonal Variations in Electric Load3min
Quiz4 exercícios práticos
Industry Overview20min
Generation16min
Transmission & Distribution16min
Load16min

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Seção
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5 horas para concluir

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....
Reading
16 vídeos (Total de 90 min), 5 testes
Video16 videos
The Need for Different Power Plants5min
Levelized Cost of Electricity6min
Retail Pricing of Electricity4min
The Need for Regulation4min
Who Regulates What1min
Major Federal Regulations5min
Existing Electric Market Structures6min
Ideal Economic Dispatch6min
Generator Selling Price4min
Actual Economic Dispatch3min
Relationship Between Wholesale and Retail Prices8min
Impact of Fuel Prices6min
Impact of Government Regulations6min
Impact of Government Incentivies9min
Growth in Renewable Electricity Generation1min
Quiz4 exercícios práticos
System Management18min
Regulation16min
Markets20min
External Market Forces18min
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por 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

por 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.

Instrutores

Lincoln Pratson

Gendell Professor of Energy & Environment
Nicholas School of the Environment

Sobre Duke University

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  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

  • No. Completion of a Coursera course does not earn you academic credit from Duke; therefore, Duke is not able to provide you with a university transcript. However, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile.

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