Smart Grid Technology Short Courses (Registered for CPD points with ECSA)

Integrated Demand Side Technologies

Integrated Demand Side Technology

Date: 8 – 13 April and 26 August – 1 September
Presenters: Prof Johan Vermeulen; Dr B Bekker and Dr Graeme Chown
Estimated cost: R10 500
Field Of Study: The Smart Grid and renewable energy

The objective of this course is the modelling and simulation of power plants and a complete power system. The perspective of this course is a view from the energy demand, or user, side of a network.

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Smart Grid Technology Overview

Smart Grid Technology Overview

Date: 4 – 9 February
Presenters: Dr Johan Strauss
Estimated cost: R10 500
Field Of Study: Smart Grid Technology and Renewable Energy
Department Name: Electrical and Electronic Engineering

The objective of this course is to introduce RES components and sizing, power flow and smart metering, as well as as a look at the economics of Smart Grid Technology.

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Smart Grid Communications

Smart Grid Communications

Date: 13 – 17 May
Presenters: Prof. Jaco Versfeld
Estimated cost: R10 500
Field Of Study: Communications technology
Department Name: Electrical and Electronic Engineering

The objective of this course is to introduce different communications technologies, both wireless and cable based, with their application areas and to highlight specific application and requirements for Smart Grid Technology (SGT).

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