This course provides an introduction to electricity supply basics and is aimed at those transitioning to the electricity supply industry or those looking for a refresher on power systems.
- Substation Design
- Introduction to PSCAD
- Fundamentals of Distributed Energy Resources
- Integration of Renewable and Distributed Generation
- Application of the NER for Connection of Renewable Energy
- Introduction to PQ of Electrical Supply
- Introduction to Power Systems
- Advanced Quality of Electrical Supply
- Battery Energy Storage
- Application of Australian Standards for Management of Harmonics, Unbalance & Flicker
Introduction to Power Systems
Topics to be covered in the course include:
- An overview of the topology of the Australian electricity supply network
- A description of electricity supply system equipment
- Basics of electricity supply system design
- Basics of power system modelling and calculations
- Characteristics of power system loads
On completion of the course, participants will have gained knowledge to assist them in:
- Understanding the key components of the Australian electricity supply system
- Undertaking basic electrical power system modelling and calculations
- Identifying the characteristics and operation of the major power system loads
- Understanding the role of renewable energy in future electricity supply systems
The course investment provides for an inclusive industry related training package with course notes, lunches and morning and afternoon tea. The course fee is AUD$1770 including GST per person.
Participants may count course hours towards their continuing professional development requirements.
NOTE: Arrangements for accommodation are the responsibility of participants and costs are not included in the course fee.
NOTE: There is no guarantee that economic participation levels for this course can be achieved. Registrants will be notified 2 weeks prior to course if the course cannot proceed due to insufficient numbers. The program may be changed at any time due to unforeseen circumstances. If the course cannot proceed for any reason, UOW will not accept liability of whatsoever kind for expenses incurred by any person or corporation with the sole exception of the course investment, which will be refunded in full.
Technical Director, Australian Power Quality and Reliability Centre
University of Wollongong
Associate Professor Duane Robinson is the Technical Director of the Australian Power Quality and Reliability Centre. Associate Professor Robinson is also the Deputy Director Sustainable Buildings Research Centre and Associate Professor at the University of Wollongong. His research interests include modelling, analysis and control of power distribution systems, energy efficiency in networks and at point of utilisation, sustainable building practices, microgrids and distributed generation, power quality and mitigation techniques.
Introduction to Power Systems
This course provides an introduction to electricity supply basics and is aimed at those transitioning to the electricity supply industry or those looking for a refresher on power systems.Download Brochure