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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Electric Power Systems by University at Buffalo

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About the Course

This course familiarizes you with standards and policies of the electric utility industry, and provides you with basic vocabulary used in the business. It introduces the electric power system, from generation of the electricity all the way to the wall plug. You will learn about the segments of the system, and common components like power cables and transformers. This course is for individuals considering a career in the energy field (who have a high school diploma, at minimum, and basic knowledge of mathematics), and existing energy sector employees with less than three years of experience who have not completed similar training and would benefit from a course of foundational industry concepts. The course is a combination of online lectures, videos, readings and discussions. This is the first course in the Energy Production, Distribution & Safety specialization that explores various facets of the power sector, and features a culminating project involving creation of a roadmap to achieve a self-established, energy-related professional goal. To learn more about the specialization, check out a video overview at

Top reviews


May 9, 2020

The course was very easily explained including all the minor details it's like a journey of powers system where you get to know about all the key elements required to have the knowledge in this field.


Jan 17, 2020

What an Extraordinary Course, I really appreciate meeting with such a skilled professor and a tutor too.

Though his main focus was on the USA and quiz were mainly focusing on the USA not globally.

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By Krishna B G

Jun 30, 2020

Thank you so much respected sir and Coursera for this Power system course.

By Dr. J K

Jun 27, 2020

very easy to understand the concepts with short video. thank you very much

By Ashima S

Jun 18, 2020

understandable and very helpful in learning basic concepts of power system

By Heena T

Aug 26, 2022

Very well explained . This will help me a lot in my professional carrer .

By Ishan A

Sep 18, 2020

teaching technique is so good and learning makes more easy to understand.

By Byron E E M

Sep 7, 2020

This course help me to understand the functioning of the national network


Jul 7, 2020

This course was very helpful for me to pursue my career in Power systems


Jun 28, 2020

This lecture contains all basics which makes the students to learn easily


Jun 17, 2020

It was a wonderful course and I learnt some new things from these course.

By Haris K

Jun 5, 2020

Great platform to learn some skills in Electrical Power field. Keep it up


Mar 31, 2020

Excellent Course

Contents are very good and very nicely explained.


By Paitoon p

Sep 19, 2019

this course explains electric power system. easy to understand. thank you


Jun 8, 2020

Great teaching, I understand more about Electric Power System. Thank you

By Astitva

May 31, 2020

this course help me a lot to understand the electric power system easily

By Praveen K s

Jul 12, 2020

this course is benifical for giving basic knownledge of electric power.


Jun 27, 2020

Thank you so much for this course, explains everything in a simple way.

By Sandeep M

Apr 17, 2021

This was a great course to understand basic of electric power systems.

By Pranjal D

Jun 10, 2020

teacher is excillant my all doubt is clear .voice is to easy and clear


Jun 8, 2020

I learn power distribution and energy sources and how to utilize them.

By Vijay k B

May 18, 2020

basics in electric power system based on Americans standards,thank you

By Harshit S

Apr 24, 2020

Awesome Course, So much information is provided in such small duration


Apr 11, 2020

It was a nice coures give the detailed information about power systems

By Pawar b k

May 9, 2020

this is really helpful and very enjoyable to do . thank you so much !

By Sneha G

Jun 8, 2019

Amazing course by Grinberg professor especially the Smart grid module

By Veeramani

Aug 29, 2020

This will gives many information about electric power system for me.