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Other

Description:

This module is intended for use in a college-level introductory course in alternative and renewable energy. The document includes an overview of distributed generation electricity. The main sections covered are centralized power generation, electricity demand management, decentralized power generation and load imbalance mitigation. Many useful graphics are included which provide data on the US power grids, sources of electricity and other related topics. This module may be downloaded in PDF file format.

Subjects:

  • Science > Engineering
  • Science > Technology
  • Science > Physics
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

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Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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