CET751 Power System Operation and Planning I

Course Provider

School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE)



Academic Unit



The objective of this course is to impart to the learners the knowledge relevant to power system operations. The course will provide in-depth coverage of all essential aspects of power system operation including load forecasting, generation scheduling, and network operation.

This course is part of:

- Graduate Certificate in Power Engineering
- FlexiMasters in Power Engineering

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At the end of the course, learners  are able to:

1. understand the important functions and issues involved in different activities associated with power system operation.

2. provide the fundamental concepts and techniques required to deal with issues in power system operation.

3. probe further the knowledge needed in safeguarding the power system and improving the grid resilience against uncertainties of generation resources and load demands.


Overview of energy management systems

Load Forecasting

- Load models
- Model identification and integration
- Online load prediction and solutions

Scheduling Applications

- Unit commitment (UC) problems
- System, plant, and unit constraints
- Spinning reserve requirements
- UC solution techniques
- UC for market operation

Network Applications

- Dispatcher power flow
- Solutions of power flow at Power System Control Centre (PSCC)
- DC power flow

For engineers who wish to upgrade their technical knowledge and skills in the area of power and energy engineering, which can be applied in the power supply industry.

Standard Course Fee: S$1,620

SSG Funding Support

Course fee payable after SSG funding, if eligible under various schemes

Fee BEFORE funding & GST

Fee AFTER funding & 8% GST

Singapore Citizens (SCs) and Permanent Residents (PRs) (Up to 70% funding)



Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)


SCs aged ≥ 40 years old
SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)
(Up to 90% funding)

• NTU/NIE alumni may utilise their $1,600 Alumni Course Credits. Click here for more information.

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    Listed courses are:

    • Credit-bearing and stackable to Graduate Certificate in Power Engineering (total 9AUs) and FlexiMasters in Power Engineering (total 15AUs).
    • SSG funded and SkillsFuture Credit approved.