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Smart Grids Unit 1: The Traditional Grid   + £0.00
Smart Grids Unit 2: The Theoretical Smart Grid   + £0.00
Smart Grids Unit 3: Challenges in Transition to a Smart Grid   + £0.00
Smart Grids Unit 4: Energy Governance & Risk Management in the Smart Grid   + £0.00
Smart Grids Unit 5: Smart Energy Generation   + £0.00
Smart Grids Unit 6: Energy Storage   + £0.00
Smart Grids Unit 7: Consumers and Prosumers   + £0.00
Smart Grids Unit 8: Market Engagement on the Smart Grid   + £0.00
Smart Grids Unit 9: Case Studies   + £0.00
Smart Grids Unit 10: Final Assessment   + £0.00

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Smart Grids

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Course overview

This online Smart Grids course helps learners to understand how the traditional electrical grid is being upgraded and transformed into a smart grid.

This course explores technologies such as renewables, renewable integration, and energy storage. It also discusses the market players, governance arrangements, and most importantly, the consumers and prosumers of electricity.

This smart grids course includes contributions from key smart grid stakeholders including Government (BEIS), National Grid ESO, UK Power Networks, EON, Lightsource BP and Kiwi Power.

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Partner Details BSSEC, Building Services Sustainability & Environmental Consultancy, is in the business of helping commercial organisations become more energy efficient. BSSEC was founded by current Executive Chairman Paul Bennett in 2005. Paul started his career as an electricians apprentice and has worked up to become an Executive Chairman of international businesses. Paul is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Director with 30 years’ experience in electrical and mechanical building engineering design, contracting, maintenance and operation. Paul’s specialisms include management, company direction, energy efficiency and renewable infrastructures. Paul acts as an ambassador to the Institute of Directors and is a member of the IET. In 2016 Paul was awarded the Institute of Directors' “New Chartered Director” title and is a fellow of the IoD.
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What you will learn
By the end of this course you will be able to:

• Understand smart grid players, technologies and the electricity market itself.
• Identify with smart grids and industry drivers.
• Understand technical and market opportunities and limitations.
• Consider national and international smart grid best practice.
• Appreciate market advancements and industry key players, companies and manufacturers within smart grids.
• Understand the risks and security implications of smart grids.
• This course will be prepared with contributions and the latest thinking from the National Grid, UK energy companies and international engineering companies who are all currently working to transform the national grid into a smart grid giving learners the inside track on the latest technologies being deployed.
Who should learn
This course is suitable for undergraduates, graduates, technicians, professionally qualified engineers and market entrants into the smart grid.
Units included in this course