(0.5 CEU; 25 minutes) Electricity peak load is one of the world’s most challenging energy problems. In the summer heat, the energy users of a particular utility company all need electricity at the same time. This peak load drives up the cost of electricity to consumers, our economy, and the environment. This course explains the problem of peak electrical load and how air conditioning contributes to that problem. Don’t forget your reading assignments that you will find under the Materials tab.
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