Wind Energy Grid Integration

PDWE 0005: This course is designed to educate students about wind energy grid integration, including:
* DC/AC Circuits
* Power Systems
* Generators
* Power Electronics
* Grid Integration Challenges and Issues
* Power Markets

At the end of this course you will be able to understand:
* DC Circuits
* AC Circuits
* Single Phase and Three Phase Power Systems and Issues
* Generator Basics
* Power Electronic Basics
* Grid Integration Challenges and Issues
* Wind Power Markets
* Deregulated Power Markets

Who Should Apply
* Engineers
* Project Managers
* Utility Specialists
* Sitting Specialists
* City/County Officials
* Professionals wishing to get a better understanding of grid integration

Course Structure
Course work is self-paced and can be completed entirely online. Individuals will have 60 days to complete the 18 hour course. Upon successful completion, students will receive 1.8 Continuing Education Units as well as a fundamental understanding of wind power grid integration.
Program: PDWE 106-00
Instructor/Presenter: Dr. Donald (Don) Farris is currently an instructor and Graduate Coordinator for the Wind Energy Programs at Texas Tech University. Dr. Farris has an extensive background including 21 years as an Electrical Engineering professor at Baylor University. His career also includes research in air-to-air identification of aircraft at Lockheed. Dr. Farris has also researched control systems for solar heated and cooled buildings at the Los Alamos National Laboratory and has also served as an Electrical Engineering professor at the University of Evansville. Dr. Farris holds a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from Texas Tech University and holds a Masters degree and Docotr of Philosophy degree in Electrical Engineering from Southern Methodist University.
Units: 1.8 CEUs

Click here to go to Texas Wind Energy Institute website
Registration Fees:
       Registration $695.00

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