Three Essentials of the Electric Grid - Module A:Business Essentials
About This Class
This course sets out, in three linked modules, the fundamental knowledge that professionals should have for working in the closely intertwined fields of energy and the environment. Students may take one, two, or three modules for one credit each. MODULE A: BUSINESS ESSENTIALS ENV5511 This module will explore the current national policy on transition to a smart electric grid with a primary focus on how this transformation can help lead to global environmental improvement. The course will explore how a smart electric grid can supercharge energy efficiency, expand demand response, integrate electric vehicles, and foster distributed energy technologies. The course will include an introduction of the means for environmental improvement, an interactive discussion of policy options and choices, and case study examples.