Prof. Ignacio Perez-Arriaga
MIT Course Number
IDS.505J / 6.695 / 15.032J / ESD.162 / 6.974 / (formerly ESD.934)
As Taught In
The course presents an in-depth interdisciplinary perspective of electric power systems, with regulation providing the link among the engineering, economic, legal and environmental viewpoints. Generation dispatch, demand response, optimal network flows, risk allocation, reliability of service, renewable energy sources, ancillary services, tariff design, distributed generation, rural electrification, environmental impacts and strategic sustainability issues will be among the topics addressed under both traditional and competitive regulatory frameworks.