North American Power Markets - NAPM
CPE Credits Awarded: 2
Categories: The Power Industry, Online Training
North American Power Markets is an online training course that describes the electric power industry origins, early technical and structural development, outlines key milestones leading to the development of a monopoly structure, how this structure shifted towards greater competition and the development of a competitive marketplace. Key regional hubs and associated physical and financial trading practices are outlined; some technical developments with Smart Grid are described, bringing the grid into the 21st Century technologically.
There are no pre-requisites for this course and there is no advance preparation required.
2 self-study CPE credits awarded for this course
Course Cost:$ 210.00 (USD)
You will learn to:
- Identify the historical origins of the US and Canadian power markets
- Recognize the monopoly structure in the North American power markets
- Point out key legislative, policy and regulatory initiatives which shaped the early power industry
- Choose the drivers for the creation of competitive markets
- Identify the types of generation in North American power industry
- Identify how the transmission system developed and how the interconnected grid in North America functions
- Identify which financial markets exist for the mitigation of financial risk in the competitive marketplace
- Recognize how the exchange traded futures markets and clearing play a unique role in the management of risk
- Identify how regional hubs developed and to describe key characteristics of major hubs
- Point out how the Smart Grid will transform the North American transmission grid
Practice exercises and self-assessment quizzes are included to help reinforce key topics introduced throughout the course.
A comprehensive final test will be given at the end of the course.
Bulk Purchase / Corporate Discount Form