About this Course

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Beginner Level
Approx. 2 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Main physical and economical ingredients of the electrical grid

  • Current grid stability : motivation, issue and operation

  • Challenges raised by the integration of larger amounts of wind and solar power sources

  • Main options considered to circumvent these issues, with their potentials and their limitations

Skills you will gain

Understand upcoming grid challenges for renewable energy sourcesidentify the main actors and mechanisms of the current electrical grid
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Beginner Level
Approx. 2 hours to complete
English

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École Polytechnique

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

6 minutes to complete

Introduction

6 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 6 min)
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

The electrical grid today

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 32 min)
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Getting solar and wind onto the grid

1 hour to complete
9 videos (Total 50 min)
Week
4

Week 4

12 minutes to complete

Conclusions

12 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 2 min), 1 reading

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