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Electric Power Grid

ECEN 5107

Electric Power Grid


Take an in-depth look at the electrical grid, including conventional generation, transmission and distribution, and new renewable generation technologies. Issues including grid stability, the increase in variable generation on the grid, and how the electrical grid will change in the future will be addressed.  Formerly numbered ECEN 5007.


The goal of this class is to explain the electrical grid at a technical level but without requiring an electrical engineering background, providing you with an industry-level understanding of the electrical grid.

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Not Required

Usually Offered: 

  • Fall

Previous Course Offerings

See up to the past five offerings of this course:
Semester Type Instructor(s) Schedule
Fall 2014 Distance / In-Class Conwell Dickey FRI
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fall 2013 Distance / In-Class Conwell Dickey TUE THU
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

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