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Understanding IEEE 1547-2018 – Interconnection Standard for DER on Distribution

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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.

Understanding IEEE 1547-2018 – Interconnection Standard for DER on Distribution

In this four-module course, get detailed discussion and reference material on IEEE 1547-2018, including the background and need for the different requirements, default and allowable ranges of inverter settings and how utilities have been integrating the requirements into their interconnection procedures and specifications.

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.

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