Educational needs for the "Smart Grid" workforce

Peter W. Sauer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


Advances in technology and major programs to enhance the electric power system throughout the world have led to the concept of the "Smart Grid". This concept has been formally defined in various places and is driving many of the current changes in educational curricula at all levels. This paper provides a brief summary of the known definitions and the resulting educational needs for the technical workforce of the future.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIEEE PES General Meeting, PES 2010
StatePublished - 2010
EventIEEE PES General Meeting, PES 2010 - Minneapolis, MN, United States
Duration: Jul 25 2010Jul 29 2010

Publication series

NameIEEE PES General Meeting, PES 2010


OtherIEEE PES General Meeting, PES 2010
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityMinneapolis, MN


  • Power engineering curriculum
  • Power engineering education
  • Power engineering resources
  • Smart grid
  • Workforce training

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology


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