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Understanding IEEE 1547-2018 –
Interconnection Standard for DER on Distribution
Electric Distribution Academy is an educational resource for individuals and organizations involved with electric utility distributions systems.
Electric distribution is seeing rapid change in solar generation, battery energy storage, and electric vehicles – all in the face of rising climate and environmental pressures. Electric Distribution Academy provides learning resources to individuals and organizations working in these areas, as well as electric distribution fundamentals, engineering, design, and operations.
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Overview of Electric Distribution Systems
In this free course, get an over utility electric distribution systems, the principal equipment, and present-day distribution challenges. An overview of generation and transmission systems is also provided.
Electric Utility Distribution Equipment
In this introductory course, learn about 28 types of equipment and devices that are commonly found on electric distribution feeders, including circuit breakers, reclosers, sectionalizers, switches, fused cutouts, voltage regulators, shunt capacitors, instrument transformers, and other equipment.
Interconnection of Utility-Scale Solar PV to Distribution
This eight-module course provides an accelerated and effective way to gain an understanding of utility-scale solar PV plants, utility distribution systems, and the many considerations and issues in the interconnection of the two.
Electric Distribution Academy courses are hosted exclusively on the HeatSpring learning platform, a leader in online learning for clean energy, sustainability, and technology.