Who is this class for: Learners with a range of experience and education in the electric utility industry will benefit from this course. The course builds a foundation starting with industry history and builds content to ensure learners can apply it to business and individual electricity decisions. Novices, industry veterans and those looking to join the industry will understand how the various aspects of this complex industry fit together. This course is well-suited for the electric industry novice or consumer, as well as industry veterans who are seeking information beyond their specialization to make more informed decisions.

Created by:  University of Colorado System

  • Melissa Wood

    Taught by:  Melissa Wood, Faculty Member

    University of Colorado Denver Business School, Global Energy Management Program
Commitment5 weeks of study with 2 hours of work per week
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Rated 4.4 out of 5 of 10 ratings


Thank you very much. There is no excuse to learn now after going through this course. Would request you to come up with similar advances courses on the same topic. Presenter was excellent !



The course is very informative and provide a lot of learning about the electric utilities working in current scenario and also focus on there future. Greatly briefed about the new technologies in electric utilities and shared experience of experts of the industry. Overall, it is a very learning and useful course for the people working in the electric utilities industry.

It is an easy course. Was expecting more though. Maybe it was okay for the audience intended.

Excellent course! Worth watching every video twice. Great overview of the electric utility industry in the US.