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ENRG 586 - Electric Utility Resource Planning


This course covers resource planning methods most commonly used in the power sector today. It covers both the fundamental methods used and their applications to electricity generation, transmission and distribution planning, integrated resource planning using both energy efficiency and renewable resources as well as utility finance and ratemaking. The methods covered will include forecasting (time series, regression and the use of markets), resource assessment (including energy efficiency and demand-side management) optimization (in power markets operation and in expansion planning) and the processes used in decision-making. Each topic will include a formal presentation of the planning method used, its use in one of more parts of the power system, and case studies demonstrating the application.

Prerequisites & Notes: Background courses in energy technology, energy economics and statistics are expected.  Familiarity with Excel (or equivalent) is necessary
Credits: 4
Grade Mode: Letter



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