Smart Grid 101
Smart Grid 101
This course will show both the liabilities and options of the electric Smart Grid, which can vary dramatically from one geographic area to another. In its contemporary form, the Smart Grid encompasses the facilities, control systems and protocols from the electric generators to the retail customers and their usage patterns. The Smart Grid will offer a wealth of benefits in energy conservation, control of electric generation, and transmission of energy to best meet customers needs economically and dependably. The new Smart Grid will also be a target for foreign governments, terrorists, hackers, and disgruntled employees that may be intent on causing damage to the U.S. electric grid and utility system integrity. This course will explore the Smart grid vulnerabilities and implementation options that may best protect and utilize new technologies, with a focus on best practices around the country. Subjects covered include:
What You Will Learn
Smart Grid Options
The Smart Grid 101 class will provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding and knowledge base about the Smart Grid and how it is likely to evolve and be protected. EMI’s unique program delves into the details of the development of the Smart Grid and operation, with useful examples of best implementation practices.
Finally the program will end with a very exciting, simulated exercise to show groups of attendees how to look at a sample utility system and assess needs for improvement, including system
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