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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.

All of our on-line courses are provided exclusively through HeatSpring, a leader in providing a learning platform and professional network in clean energy, sustainability and technology. Go to HeatSpring to learn more about its many courses, sign up, and join its growing community.

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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.

Utility Distribution Systems

In this professional development course, grow your foundation of the fundamentals of utility distribution systems and equipment.  This course is aimed at anyone who works with utility distribution applications and needs to understand the concepts behind utility distribution systems.

Electric Distribution Academy courses are hosted exclusively on the HeatSpring learning platform, a leader in online learning for clean energy, sustainability, and technology.