This course explains the components of the transmission system and the way in which the system is operated in both regulated and competitive markets. This course is also included in the Electric System Fundamentals learning path.
List the key components of the transmission system and their function
Apply knowledge of transmission systems to describe how an electric grid is laid out
List the distinct transmission grids in North America and describe the regions each covers
Identify the role of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) in maintaining grid reliability
Apply knowledge of regulated and deregulated markets to describe how market structures affect ownership and operation of the transmission system