Hosted By NC State University:


    Week 1:  July 14th – July 19th

Week 2:  July 22nd – July 26th (Self-Study)

Week 3:  July 29th – August 2nd


Course: “Power System Analysis with Distributed Generation”


Registration Opens April 22nd!

(Deadline to Register – July 5th)


CAPER will again be offering its three-week summer course in July, 2024. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of power engineering and power system analysis with distributed generation. This course is intended for industry professionals who have completed at least a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or have comparable work experience. The course is designed to act as a refresher for the basics and as a brief introduction for more advanced topics.

Course Topics include three-phase fundamentals, transformers, transmission lines, substations, power flows, power electronics, distribution systems, loads, power system planning, operation, protection, dynamics, stability and control, transients, and distributed energy resources and integration into the grid.
Upon completion, students should be able to:

  • Perform three-phase analysis
  • Understand the per-unit system
  • Understand AC machines operation and different kind distributed generations
  • Analyze transmission line electrical performance
  • Perform power flow analysis
  • Be familiar with power electronics devices, converters, and machine drives
  • Have detailed knowledge of distribution systems, substations, loads, and the effect of distributed generations
  • Have in-depth understanding of power system planning and operation
  • Understand symmetrical components and their role in unsymmetrical fault analysis
  • Analyze symmetrical and unsymmetrical short circuit scenarios
  • Be familiar with renewables and storage control and integration and their challenges
  • Better understand of power system protections
  • Understand different forms of stability studies, root causes, controls and different forms of system transients
  • Describe distributed energy resources and their integrations into the grid
  • Understand and analyze power quality issues

Course Outline 
Week 1: July 14th – 19th
Weeks 2: July 22nd – 26th (Self-Study)
Week 3: July 29th – August 2nd

NC State University
Classroom Location – TBA

Pricing (Please contact Administrator for all promo code requests):
CAPER Members: $2,495
Non-CAPER Members: $2,995
Students: student pricing available upon request. Please contact us for more details.


Note: Meals and lodging are not included in the summer course pricing.

Important Dates:
• Registration Opens April 22nd, 2024
• Registration Deadline: July 5th, 2024
• Orientation: July 14th, 2024

For the complete course outline and further information, download the full Summer Course Syllabus – 2024 Raleigh, NC.