Overview of Electric Distribution Systems


Instructor: Tim Taylor

Subjects: Solar: Solar Utility Interconnection, Utilities: Electrical Distribution

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In this free short course, get an introduction to electric utility distribution systems, with Tim Taylor of Electric Distribution Academy. This course enables attendees to:

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After enrolling, the course materials will remain in your account and be accessible 12 months (1 year) after enrollment. Access can be extended beyond 1 year with a monthly membership. Rewatch videos and review assignments as many times as you want. View updates the instructor makes to the course as the industry advances. Return to your course anytime with online access from anywhere in the world.

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Certificates of completion are only provided to HeatSpring Membership subscribers. This course has not been approved by any credentialing organizations (NABCEP, AIA, USGBC etc) for Continuing Education Credits (CEUs). This course is for self education purposes only and completion does not indicate a level of professional expertise or credential.

I have really been looking for a course to understand the Distribution systems and finally found this. I now believe I have a good understanding of the subject.

- Mohit Jaiswal, Northeastern University

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Tim Taylor

Electric Distribution Academy

Mr. Taylor is the Managing Director of Electric Distribution Academy, and has over 30 years of experience in electric distribution planning, design, operations, and asset management. He also has experience in business development and technical sales support in ADMS, asset management systems, and overcurrent protection products. Mr. Taylor has led and participated in...[more]

Course Outline

Overview of Electric Distribution Systems

  • Welcome New Instructor - Watch this video first! (Video - 05:27 minutes)
  • Part 1 - Introduction to Course (Video - 10:11 minutes)
  • Part 2 - Electric Distribution Systems (Video - 20:08 minutes)
  • Part 3 - Principal Electric Distribution Equipment (Video - 13:53 minutes)
  • Part 4 - Distribution System Challenges (Video - 24:22 minutes)
  • Class Presentation Materials (Download .pdf)

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