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Energy Transmission and Distribution Workers

Certification, Licensing, and Special Requirements

Certification or Licensing

Power distributors and dispatchers whose work may affect the power grid must be certified by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation. The organization offers the system operator certification program, which offers specialty exams in reliability; balancing, interchange, and transmission; transmission; and balancing. The Electrical Training ALLIANCE offers several certifications, including one in solar photovoltaic installation. 

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