Introduction to Power System Operations

Course overview

This NERC CEH training class provides an overview of the BES and components used in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. The training also reviews the NERC Reliability Standards that govern grid operations. Introduction to Power System Operations is designed to help non-engineer power professionals understand technical aspects of the BES. It covers engineer concerns, regulator and consumer group demands, and the factors and trends that impact the operation of today’s power system.

Topics include:

  • NERC and the Reliability Standards
  • Interconnection reliability operations and coordination
  • Resource and demand balancing
  • AC power generation
  • Transmission operations
  • Substations
  • Voltage
  • System protection
  • Interchange
  • Emergency operations
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