Get an introduction to electric utility distribution systems, with figures and photos that explain key concepts

Summary: In this FREE short course, get an introduction to electric utility distribution systems, with Tim Taylor of Electric Distribution Academy. This course enables attendees to:

  • Obtain an overview of how distribution fits with generation and transmission
  • Understand the typical characteristics of Electric Distribution
  • Know the differences between Distribution and Transmission
  • Be able to name the portions of a typical distribution feeder and describe its layout
  • Understand the basics of distribution conductors, distribution transformers, overcurrent protective devices, and switches
  • Build awareness of the present-day challenges of electric distribution systems

Intended Audience: Anyone seeking a basic introduction to electric utility power distribution, including:

  • Utilities, municipalities, and co-operatives
  • Solar developers
  • Equipment and software vendors
  • Consultants

Prerequisites: None


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