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This is a two week course. In the first week you will learn about the core activities that the Industry executes to bring electricity to customers. We will review what electricity is, how it is generated, how it is transmitted, how it comes into buildings, and how consumption of electricity instantly feeds back on the transmission and generation of electricity. You will learn to: Define what electricity is; Describe how electricity is generated, transmitted and distributed; Describe how electricity is generated, transmitted and distributed; and Summarize how the consumption of electric energy instantly feeds back on the transmission and generation of electricity. In the second week, the course shifts to the markets that drive Electric Industry operations. You will learn about the various costs of the electric industry’s core activities, how electricity is priced, the various ways that electric markets are structured, how these market structures determine which power plants are dispatched to produce electricity when, and how recent changes in generator fuel prices, generation technology, market regulations, and environmental regulations are transforming both Electric Industry Markets and Operations. You will learn to: Describe the main cost components to the electric system; Compare the costs of different types of power plants; Interpret the retail pricing of electricity; Explain the different types of electric markets and understand how they operate to dispatch electric supply to meet demand in real time; and Explain why and how the electric industry is regulated....
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Прибл. 9 ч. на завершение
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English

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Electric Industry Operations

In the operations module, you will learn about the core activities that the Industry executes to bring electricity to customers. We will review what electricity is, how it is generated, how it is transmitted, how it comes into buildings, and how consumption of electricity instantly feeds back on the transmission and generation of electricity....
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15 видео (всего 72 мин.), 4 тестов
Video15 видео
Electric Industry Overview4мин
What Electricity Is4мин
Charge, Current, Voltage, and Resistance5мин
Electric Power, Electric Energy, and Ohm's Law3мин
A Circuit Model of the Electric System4мин
Electromagnetism5мин
Power Plants4мин
Capacity Factor4мин
How a Transformer Works4мин
Transmitting and Distributing Electricity4мин
Power Line Loss3мин
Electric System Basics in Buildings9мин
Lamp to Plant5мин
Daily and Seasonal Variations in Electric Load3мин
Quiz4 практического упражнения
Industry Overview20мин
Generation16мин
Transmission & Distribution16мин
Load16мин

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Electricity Industry Markets

In this second module, the course shifts to the markets that drive Electric Industry operations. You will learn about the various costs of the electric industry’s core activities, how electricity is priced, the various ways that electric markets are structured, how these market structures determine which power plants are dispatched to produce electricity when, and how recent changes in generator fuel prices, generation technology, market regulations, and environmental regulations are transforming both Electric Industry Markets and Operations....
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16 видео (всего 90 мин.), 5 тестов
Video16 видео
The Need for Different Power Plants5мин
Levelized Cost of Electricity6мин
Retail Pricing of Electricity4мин
The Need for Regulation4мин
Who Regulates What1мин
Major Federal Regulations5мин
Existing Electric Market Structures6мин
Ideal Economic Dispatch6мин
Generator Selling Price4мин
Actual Economic Dispatch3мин
Relationship Between Wholesale and Retail Prices8мин
Impact of Fuel Prices6мин
Impact of Government Regulations6мин
Impact of Government Incentivies9мин
Growth in Renewable Electricity Generation1мин
Quiz4 практического упражнения
System Management18мин
Regulation16мин
Markets20мин
External Market Forces18мин
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автор: AMJan 8th 2018

This course is very helpful for me and for all those who study electric industry operations and markets. The professor explained it very well and its a one of the best course i have taken

автор: CNJul 24th 2017

Fantastic class! I was impressed by the high quality of peer-graded submissions, and I believe the instructors/course creators deserve a lot of credit for that outcome.

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Lincoln Pratson

Gendell Professor of Energy & Environment
Nicholas School of the Environment

О Duke University

Duke University has about 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students and a world-class faculty helping to expand the frontiers of knowledge. The university has a strong commitment to applying knowledge in service to society, both near its North Carolina campus and around the world....

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