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The Future of Electricity

Length: 20 minutes
Subscription: 1 month - 12 months
Cost: $39 - $59
Prerequisites: None

This The Future of Electricity Online Course considers key factors that will influence and drive the future of the electricity business. This module is also included in the Electric Industry Overview learning path.

What you will learn:

  • The four key industry trends that are driving new business models
  • The types of technology likely to be applied in different phases of grid modernization
  • Market roles of various participants under different potential future market structures
  • Potential future utility business models
  • Future customer segments and services each segment may desire

Following is a more detailed outline of content contained in The Future of Electricity online course.

Course content:

  • The four key trends impacting the electric industry
  • Evolution of technology
  • Generation sources including distributed energy resources and virtual power plants
  • Microgrids
  • Advanced metering infrastructure
  • Information technology and data management
  • Stages of grid modernization
  • Four models for supply resources in the future
  • The evolution of market structure
  • How market evolution will provide increased customer choices
  • Evolution of policy and regulation
  • Future utility earnings models
  • The evolving role of regulators
  • The evolving role of customers

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