CPET 581 Smart Grid & Energy Management 

Fall Semester 2013

A Specialty Course
Purdue University's Master of Science in Technology
Information Technology/Advanced Computer Aplications Track, and Industrial  Technology/Manufacturing Track


Class Materials
Syllabus (pdf, html)
Syllabus V2 (with Grading policy change 10/21, pdf)
August 27, 2013


Lectures: Friday 6:00PM-8:45PM, Room ET 211
Week 1:
** 8/27 Lecture Introduction to the course and topics of discussion; electric power generation. ** 8/29 Lecture on Electric power generation & quick overview of electric power markets; U.S. Energy Policies, Federal agencies, House Hearing on "American Energy Security & Innovation: the Role of a Diverse Electricity Generation Porfolio," and a mini exercise of "An Energy Generation Resource Management Exercise."
Week 2:
** 9/3 Lecture on Electricity generation and capacity; Electric bills, rates, tariffs and charge; Greenhouse emission; Electric load types; Household Carbon Footprint Calculator; and discussion of "Electric Power Cost Reduction & Management through Computer-based Predictive Control.
** 9/5 Lecture on Statistics App (Minitab 16) for Energy Management, Forecasting;
Energy Consumption study of Large Hospitals; Energy Auditing and Energy Mangement; U.S. BOEM and BLM Renewable Energy Projects.
Week 3: 9/13 Lecture (3 hr, Friday 6:00-8:45PM)
Week 4: 9/19 Lecture (Thursday 4:30-5:45PM): Energy Management Issues, An Intro to SmartGrid
Week 5: No class meeting (View and study the IEEE SmartGrid Webinars posted in the lecture page, 9/23 to 9/27
Week 6: 10/4 Lecture (3 hr, Friday 6:00-8:45PM)
Week 7: 10/8 Lecture (1 hr 15 min), 10/10 Lecture (1 hr 15 min)
Week 8: 10/18 Lecture (Friday, 6:00-8:45PM)
Week 9: 10/25 Lecture (Friday,6:00-8:45PM)
Week 10: 11/1 Lecture: Solar Power, Smart Meter, AMI (Friday,6:00-8:45PM)
Week 11: 11/8 Lecture (Friday 6-8:45PM)
Week 12: 11/15 Lecture (Friday 6-8:45 PM)
Week 13: 11/22 (Exam 1: 6:00-7:00 PM - covering lecture & hw from Aug. to Nov. 15) and Lecture (7:10PM-8:45PM)
Week 14 11/22-12/6 Aativity: Reading/Study, Lecture Note for 11/22 now available
Week 15: 12/6 Smart Grid Standards, Use Cases

Homework Assignments Hw 1 posted on 8/30, due 9/3 (prepare for class discussion)
Hw 2 posted, due 9/12, Friday before 5 PM
Hw 3 posted, due 9/27, Friday before 5 PM
HW 4 Study Week 5 Webminars and prepare to lead the class discussion on Oct. 4
Assigned 10/9, due 10/18 before 5PM
Hw6 Assigned 10/19, due 10/25 before 5PM
Hw 7 Assigned 10/25, due 11/1 before 5 PM
Hw 8 Assigned 11/1,
due 11/8 before 5 PM
Hw 9 Assigned 11/11, due 11/15 before 5 PM
Hw 10 Continuation of Team Research and prepare your team report for discussion, due 11/22 before 5PM
Hw 11. Part 1. Project Cost Estimating Exercise (Individual), Team Research Report VII, due 12/6 before 5 PM
Government Agencies, Policies, and Regulations **U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
**Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
* National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC)
**U.S. Environmental Protection Agencies (EPA)
**New Energy for America, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. DOI
**Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, U.S.
* Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA)
* American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)
*Energy Independence & Security Act, Section 432 (EISA 432): Use of  Energy and Water Efficiency Measures in Federal Buildings;  Compliance Tracking System,
Energy Data & Information Government Greenhouse Gas Inventories & Performance
U.S. Energy Information Administartion (EIA)
**U.S. Total Energy Ranking, State 2011
**U.S. Electricity Data
**Energy Statistics and Forecasting; Consumption & Efficiency
** Renewable Electricity Futures Study, NREL
** Fed Statistics
** Form EIA-861 (Annaul Electric Power Industry Report)
IEEE Power and Energy Society; Power Research Institutes; Associations, and Alliances IEEE Power & Energy Society
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Demand Response Research Center, Berkeley Lab
Peak Load Management Alliance, Utility Dive: Demand Response
World Wind Energy Association, http://www.wwindea.org/home/index.php
American Solar Energy Society, http://www.ases.org/
International Solar Energy Society (ISES
Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA)
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)
Independent System Operators/Energy Market Players *NERC (North American Electric Reliability Corporation)
* ISOs: Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO); California ISO (CAISO), Midwest ISO (MISO), New York ISO (NYISO), New England ISO (ISO-NE), Texas ERCOT, PJM Interconnection (PJM) (Pennysylvia, Jersey, Maryland), Southwest Power Pool (SPP), Ontario IESO,
*ISO/RTO Council (IRC), Current Grid Condition (Supply/Demand Reports: AESO, CAISO, ERCOT, IESO, ISONE, MISO, NYISO, PJM, SPP)
Texas' Competitive Renewable Energy Zone program
Energy Management: References

**DOE Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP): Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energies
**Energy Demand Management Program
**Peak Load Management Alliance

Distributed & Renewable Energy Projects & Resources U.S. Bureau of Land Management, DOI
**Active Renewable Energy Projects, Wind Energy, Solar Energy,
**Oil & Gas Stat
U.S. Buream of Ocean Energy Management
** Renewable Energy Programs
Energy Technology 2013 IEEE Sustainable Technology Conference, Aug. 1 to 4, Portland, Oregon
Smart Grid,  Technologies Development Smart Grid, DOE Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability, http://energy.gov/oe/technology-development/smart-grid
marter Cities Matser Class:
** Video: The New Era of Smart: The Intersection and the Way we Live, by Kathatine, Frase, CTO, IBM Public Sectto, 31 Minutes, July 23, 2013
* Open ADR Alliance (Open Alliance for Demand Response)
* Open Smart Energy Gateway (OpenSEG)
Software & Analytical Tools EPA Household Carbon Footprint Calculator
Energy Managgement Tools
PVWatts Site Specific Calculator (Verion 1)
PVWatts Grid Data Calculator (Version 2)
A Performance Calculator for Grid-Connected PV System
Magazines, News, Journals, References * IEEE Power & Energy Magazine, http://magazine.ieee-pes.org/ , www.ieee.org/power
* Transmission & Distribution World; Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M), Electrical Marketing; Electrical Wholesaling;
* Smar Grid Today, Smart Grid News,
* Intelligent Utility,
* Renewable Energy News: Solar, Wind, Geothermal, Bio, Hydro energy
* Renewable Energy World Magazine (North America)
* Green Resources (Home Energy Efficiency Guide) by www.expertise.com
White Papers, Articles, Papers, Reports, Presentations DOE Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability
**Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC) - Reports & Memos
**Smart Grid Primer (
Smart Grid Books),
** Smart Grid System Reports (20 Metrics, 2009, 2010)
** 2012 Smart Grid Peer Review Presentations (6 presentations: Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demo Project, LADWP Smart Grid Regional Demo Project, AEP Ohio gridSMART Demo Project; Secure Interoperable Open Smart Grid Demo Project; Irvine Smart Grid Demo Project; KCP&L Green Impact Zone Smart Grid Demo)
* Smart Grid System Report (SGGS) Sharepoint Site, Paicific Northwest National Lab
** EAC Recommendations for DOE Action Regarding Consumer Acceptance of Smart Grid - June 6, 2013 (21 pages)
Webinars and Videos ** National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Webinars,
***Transmission Grid Integration:
**** The Renewable Energy Integration Challenge: How States are Managing the Rapid Growth of Renewable Energy, NCSL Energy Program, Moderator: Glen Andersen
*** "Mitigation Options," (Slide), speaker, Lorid Bird, NREL, 2013/4/28
**** "Lessons Learned in Wind Integration in ERCOT," speaker, Dan Woodfin, Director System Operations,
** Wind Energy Area (WEA), BOEM-Platts Energy Interview



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