Power Grid Modernization

The Eversource Center offers a 12-credit certificate program to train engineers in the industry of utility power grid modernization. The certificate program aims to augment skills and competence in areas of high priority as perceived by the utility stakeholders.  The students will be trained in four main areas:

  1. Fundamentals and practice of control techniques, design, and operation of microgrids.
  2. End-to-end processing, analytics, and interpretation of modern power grid data.
  3. Smart grid architectures, applications, requirements, technical challenges, and enhancements in communication systems.
  4. Operation, control, and management of energy resources in smart distribution grids.

Required Courses: ECE 5550, 5552 and 5554; and ENVE 5331.

The certificate is offered by the School of Engineering.