Who is this class for: Learners with a range of experience and education in the electric utility industry will benefit from this course. The course builds a foundation starting with industry history and builds content to ensure learners can apply it to business and individual electricity decisions. Novices, industry veterans and those looking to join the industry will understand how the various aspects of this complex industry fit together. This course is well-suited for the electric industry novice or consumer, as well as industry veterans who are seeking information beyond their specialization to make more informed decisions.

Created by:  University of Colorado System

  • Melissa Wood

    Taught by:  Melissa Wood, Faculty Member

    University of Colorado Denver Business School, Global Energy Management Program
Commitment5 weeks of study with 2 hours of work per week
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Rated 4.5 out of 5 of 47 ratings

Right to the topic. It gave me a broad vision of what is going on in the Electric utility business.

The instructor is very passionate and knowledgeable about the topic. Her tone and gesture shows confidence. The interviews with utility professionals is bringing the reality to the course materials. I really enjoyed it and I hope you enjoy it too.

Excellent briefings about the all the concepts. very useful for basic knowledge

Great course for people who have no clue how utilities and microgrids work. Take this class if you're considering diving deeper into concepts like green energy, regulation and distributed generation.