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DOE The Smart Grid: An Introduction (AIA# TCEDOG) (4 credit hours/4 HSW Hours)
The Department of Energy lists five fundamental technologies that will make up the Smart Grid: 1) Integrated communications; 2) Sensing and measurement technologies; 3) Advanced components 4) Advanced control methods; and 5) Improved interfaces and decision support. This 4 hour course describes these technologies in sufficient detail to show their potential for saving energy, lowering costs to the consumer, increasing security, and reducing emissions of pollutants and greenhouse gases.
' US Department of Energy
  • Students will learn how communication systems may be used to detect overloads and reroute power to prevent or minimize potential outages.
  • Students will learn how energy from virtually any fuel source including solar and wind can be accepted as easily as coal and natural gas.
  • Students will learn how real-time communication between the consumer and utility can be used so consumers can tailor their energy consumption based on individual preferences.
  • Students will understand how the power quality necessary to power a digital economy may be maintained.
  • Students will understand how resistance to attack and natural disasters may be increased by use of the Smart Grid.
  • Student will become aware of current DOE demonstration Smart Grid projects.

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