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

Integrated Demand Side Technologies

Integrated Demand Side Technology

Date: 30 July – 4 Aug
Presenters: Prof Johan Vermeulen, Prof Trevor Gaunt, Dr Bernard Bekker, Karen Garner
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: 17 – 22 Sept
Presenters: Prof Johan Vermeulen, Dr Johan Beukes, Dr Bernard Bekker, Dr Riaan Wolhuter
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: 25 – 30 June
Presenters: Dr Riaan Wolhuter, 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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