Fundamentals of Electric Power: Discussion of how natural resources such as coal, gas, water, solar, wind, etc., are converted into useable electrical energy.

Generation & Transmission: The operation of generation plants, substations and transmission lines are explained plus how these systems work together to efficiently transport electrical power long distances.

Distribution & Utilization: Power delivery to residential, commercial and industrial customers is explained including emergency backup generators.

Power System Protection: Design concepts of power system protective relaying and coordination are explained for local and interconnected systems.

Power System Operation: How electric power systems are monitored, controlled and operated under normal and abnormal conditions, including telecommunications.

Interconnection & Regulation: The benefits of interconnected power systems and regulatory requirements of electric power systems.

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