The four courses of the Energy Production, Distribution & Safety Specialization focus on electric power systems, natural gas, safety and the energy industry enterprise.
The four courses in this series provide introductory knowledge about the energy industry and affiliated career opportunities, from hands-on utility technician or utility worker positions to roles in the emerging green energy sector. They are ideal for those considering a career in the field, as well as existing industry employees with less than three years of experience who have not completed similar training. Topics include modern electrical power systems, natural gas, standard safety practices, a current view of the energy industry, U.S. power industry regulations, and emerging disruptive technologies and renewable energies. Learners have the opportunity to create a roadmap for achieving their own personal goals related to an energy profession.
The Energy Production, Distribution & Safety Specialization is a collaboration of the UB Center for Industrial Effectiveness, National Grid, Stony Brook University, UB’s Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships, Buffalo State College, Russo on Energy LLC, and other industry partners.
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For learners who are inspired to be certified in energy industry fundamentals, a $49 monthly fee is required to gain access to all assignments. There is no charge to audit the courses, which includes access to videos and readings, but no assignments.