Smart Grid Training

Smart Grid Training

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Course Overview:

Smart Grid Training – Hands-on

Smart Grid Training with emphasis on developing and enhancing workforce within the Electric Power Sector focuses on smart grid technologies. Our Smart Grid training address on the entire electricity delivery system, including transmission, distribution, and electrical equipment manufacturing. Learn about tools and techniques to build, operate, and maintain a modern electricity system, integrating renewable energy sources, and issues environmental concerns including carbon management. Smart Grid Training targets professionals involved in power electronics, information and communications technologies, policy, and economics.

Smart Grid training is created for energy industry including utilities, government, environment and other stakeholders. This Smart Grid training course is designed for engineers, managers , executives and other professionals who need to get a good understanding on what the smart grid is, how technologies would alter and modify the current grid, and what the smart grid of the future would look like. Associated smart grid workshop is taught by leading academic and industry experts starting with a fundamental knowledge of the different aspects and topics within the framework of smart grid with technologies deployed, applications, trends, workshops and use case studies.

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Smart Grid Training

Customize It:

• If you are familiar with some aspects of this Smart Grid Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Smart Grid Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Smart Grid Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Smart Grid Training Course is defined here:

• All individuals who need to understand the offshore wind farms from generation to consumption.
• Renewable energy utility engineers
• Test engineers
• Engineers seeking Ph.D. and graduate studies focused on renewable energies and microgrids
• Power traders to understand the offshore wind farm systems.
• Independent system operator personnel.
• Faculty members from academic institutes who want to teach the offshore wind farm course.
• Investors and contractors who plan to make investments in renewable energy industry.
• Professionals in other energy industries.
• Marketing people who need to know the background of the products they sell.
• Electric utility personnel who recently started career in power systems or having new job responsibilities.
• Technicians, operators, and maintenance personnel who are or will be working on renewable energy related projects
• Managers, accountants, and executives of power system industry.
• Scientist or non-electrical engineers involved in smart grid related projects or proposals.

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this Smart Grid Training Course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Understand what smart grid is and its benefits
• Advance your knowledge about smart grid concepts and technologies
• Learn about smart grid technology, business and operations of energy generation
• Learn about smart grid architecture and implementation
• Understand how advanced technologies should be integrated to enable a modern grid
• Understand how renewables can be integrated more seamlessly using smart grid technologies
• Learn about smart grid of the future

Smart Grid Training – Syllabus:

Introduction to Smart Grid

Energy Technology Perspectives
Smart Grid: The Big Picture
What are Smart Grids?
Why do we need them?
What are some of the benefits your region?
When will they be deployed?
Smart Grids in Distribution Networks
Energy (and electricity) system drivers
Environment
Regulation of monopolies
Innovation and competitiveness
Low prices and efficiency
Primary energy sources
Reliability and quality
Capacity
Electricity Networks
Energy efficiency is the hidden fuel that increases energy
security and mitigates climate change.
Centralized fuel production, power and storage
A smart, sustainable energy system
A sustainable energy system is a smarter,
more unified and integrated energy system
Centralized fuel production, power and storage
Renewable energy resources

Electric Grid Modernization (Smart Grid)

Modern utility electricity delivery systems
Computer-based remote control and automation
Two-way communication technology
Computer processing
Electricity networks
Power plants
Wind farms
Devices utilities use to deliver electricity
Automated and computerized

Smart Grid Technology Components

Key Drivers
Conceptual Model and Reference Architecture Principles
Motivation for Conceptual Model and Reference Architecture
Requirements for the M/490 Reference Architecture
Power Generation
Power Transmission
Power Distribution
Grid Automation
Renewable Integration
Energy Storage Solutions
Smart Home and Building

Implementation, Standards and Interoperability

Generation
Transmission
Distribution automation
Substation automation
Customer
Connection between generation, transmission, distribution automation, substation automation and customer
Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) and the Smart Grid
Automated Demand-Response (ADR)
Smart Grid Cyber Security
Microgrids
Wide Area situational awareness (WASA)
Wireless and Wireline Communications
Digital Sense & Control of the grid
Advanced Technologies and their integration
Making a business case for advanced technologies,
Advanced technologies for Distribution Automation
Utility time-cycles of adoption
Grid architectures,
Simulation and validation,
Cloud computing and mobile apps in smart grids and consumers interfaces,
Home Area Networks (HAN)
Advanced Metering Infrastructure,
Demand Response
Demand Management
Regulation and pricing
Visualization
Electric Vehicle Integration into the Grid
Battery and Storage Integration and Aggregation

Smart Grid Deployment

Smart Grid Energy Layer Use Case
Advanced Distribution Automation WAMS (Wide Area Measurement System)
Issues: Legal Contracts, Legal Regulations, Constraints and others
DER control (Distributed Energy Resources)
People, Systems, Applications, Databases, the Power System, and Other Stakeholders
DR control (Demand Response) for large scale application
DS supervision (Distribution System)
DER, DR/Microgrid control
PV Generation (Photo Voltaic)
Control and Connectivity Layer Use Cases
Service Layer Use Cases
Home-DR applications (Demand Response) for consumer appliances
Home Energy Management (HEM)
Submetering
Smart Grid/Metering Service Layer
Applicability of MM architecture to Smart Grids

Smart Grid Operation

Communications and Data of the Smart Grid
The Customer Side of the Smart Grid
The Utility Side of the Smart Grid
Controlling, Operating, and Monitoring the Smart Grid
Maintenance Needs of the Smart Grid

Wrap-up
Smart Grid Training

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