Energy Production, Distribution & Safety 专项课程
Establish the foundation for an energy job. Acquire fundamental knowledge and insights of the evolving power industry
Participants engage in exploratory opportunities and preparatory steps, creating a roadmap to achieve personal goals related to an energy industry career. The result is a tangible artifact for participants to include in their professional portfolio and leverage relevant prospects.
The University at Buffalo (UB) is a premier, research-intensive public university and the largest, most comprehensive institution of the State University of New York (SUNY) system. UB offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and nearly 300 graduate and professional programs.
The State University of New York, with 64 unique institutions, is the largest comprehensive system of higher education in the United States. Educating nearly 468,000 students in more than 7,500 degree and certificate programs both on campus and online, SUNY has nearly 3 million alumni around the globe.
Can I just enroll in a single course?
Can I take the course for free?
此课程是 100% 在线学习吗？是否需要现场参加课程？
No background knowledge, in particular, is necessary to take this course. We recommend at least a high school education and interest in a career in the energy industry.
Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?
We strongly urge you take the Overview of the Energy Industry course first. The others may be taken in any order desired.
Will I earn university credit for completing the Specialization?
Upon completion of the specialization, you will have an understanding of the history and progression of the U.S. power and energy utilities, and their impact on society. You will gain confidence to have intelligent, fact-based dialogues, either in informal or professional conversations, pertaining to the following:
-A current view of the energy industry - including its structure, energy origins, constraints, pricing and regulations - as well as the impact of emerging disruptive technologies and renewable energies on the evolution of the Smart Grid
-Regulations of the U.S. power industry
-Components of a modern electrical power system, foundational electric power instruments and machinery, and the interactions between energy and the environment
-The properties of natural gas, operations of its distribution, basic field skills required, and the liquefaction of natural gas
-Standard energy industry safety practices and OSHA regulations