Electric Vehicles: a power sector perspective

5 WEEK Online Course

Charging Infrastructure & Power System Integration of Electric Vehicles

In the past 10 years, the deployment of Electric Vehicles has been growing at a rapid rate. As EV manufacturers around the world keep rolling out new models, the power sector is exploring avenues to prepare it self to cope with the challenges arising from this transition.

This specialised 5-week online course is specifically designed for professionals who wish to address the power sector challenges posed by the ever-growing number of EVs on a global scale, namely:

  • ensuring the deployment of the charging infrastructure required to serve the needs of the ever-growing number of EVs
  • integrating EVs into the power system securely and efficiently

Join FSR Global and experts from around the world to dive into the policy and regulatory frameworks, as well as the business models supporting the development of EVs in Europe, USA, Latin America, and Asia!

Course director
Pradyumna Bhagwat
Course co-director
Swetha RaviKumar Bhagwat
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  • Dates
    10 Sep 2020 - 15 Oct 2020
  • Level
  • Type
  • Workload
    4 hours/week
  • Register by
    08 Sep 2020
Course Objectives

This course will help you master:

  • the building blocks for a holistic EV charging infrastructure policy and regulation;     
  • the business models in deploying charging infrastructure and the role innovation will play;  
  • how to manage additional EV load in the power system as well as the risks and mitigation avenues for grid integration. 
  • Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) applications, key enablers and how to unlock V2X potential.
Course Structure

Welcome class: 10 September 2pm CEST

Week 1: Role of policies and regulation for charging infrastructure deployment: 11-17 September
Live class: 18 September 2pm CEST

Week 2: Role of business models in deploying charging infrastructure: 18 – 24 September
Live class: 24 September 2pm CEST

Week 3: Managing additional EV load in the power system: 25 Sep – 1 Oct
Live class 1 Oct 2pm CEST

Week 4: Insights on V2X applications of EVs: 2-8 October
Live class 9 October 2pm CEST

Week 5: Group work (Mastery Challenges): 9-15 October
Live panels TBD

Target group & Levels

The training is developed for managers and targets professionals from the power and mobility sector including government agencies, regulatory bodies, energy companies, energy utilities, development organizations, but also academics and researchers.

Some level of prior knowledge of the electromobility and power sector would be useful to dive into the course learnings, if not a quick reading of the course text should get you acquainted.

The participants can take the course on 3 different levels:

  • 1) Investigator (learning goal: to learn and understand the content)
  • 2) Advocate (Investigator + discuss and debate with colleagues and field specialists)
  • 3) Master (Advocate + take a mastery challenge, analyse and attempt to solve/improve a real-life case and receive feedback from the specialists of the particular case)

The amount of time required to take this course depends on the aimed course level as well as the level of expertise in the subject prior to joining the course:

  • Novice to Investigator: 4-6 hours/week
  • Novice to Advocate: 6-8 hours/week
  • Novice to Master: 8-10 hours/week
  • Expert (Advocate level understanding of the topic) to Master: 5 hours/week
Learning Experience
  • Interact with leading experts from the EV world
  • Learn from a wide range of global practices via case studies
  • Join live panels and forum discussions
  • Dive into a dedicated course text and supporting reading materials
  • Engage in group project and individual activities
  • Work on an innovative online platform, supported by a dedicated facilitation team
  • General fee: 500 € 
  • Students (with certificate of current studies): 400 € 
  • Two free seats for FSR Energy Major Donors 
  • One free seat for FSR Energy Associate Donors 

 Paid registration fee is non-refundable. However, registrant substitution may be made up to 20 days before the start date of the course. 

The Learning Approach
Personalised Learning
This course offers three different engagement levels, based on your prior knowledge and the amount of time you can dedicate to the course.
Live Classes
Every week, participants-led sessions to deep dive in the topic and interact with your instructors. Live classes are always recorded.
Group Project
A chance to collaborate with your peers on a country case and discuss it with the main experts in the field.
This course gives you instant feedback on your activity in the form of badges. The badges will be converted in the final certificate, which can be shared on your social networks.
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