image_restorationThis online training course addresses aspects related to restoration of the Bulk Electric System. It is intended to provide students with the basics of restoring the system following an event that caused a full or partial shutdown of the system. Topics covered in this course include: history of blackouts and their impacts on society, various types of blackouts, causes of blackout events, key elements for performing an assessment following a blackout, and possible issues encountered during a system restoration with regards to load and transmission restoration, in addition to frequency control.

Module Objectives:

  • Explain the history of blackouts and their impacts on society
  • Identify the types of blackouts
  • Identify the causes of blackout events
  • Explain the key elements for assessing the system following a blackout
  • Define the issues relating to system restoration with regards to load and transmission restoration and frequency control

Each lesson area in this course is culminated with a review and a quiz. Upon completion of the course, there is a final assessment that consists of 10 questions. Individuals must attain a passing grade of 70% on the final assessment in order to be awarded the appropriate NERC CEHs.

This class is intended for: all Operating Personnel who are expected to participate in a restoration effort that
includes Generation, Transmission, Distribution, and Support Roles.

NERC Continuing Education Hours:

Standards: 0.0 CEHs
Ops Topics: 3.5 CEHs
Sim: 0.0 CEHs

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