ECE 508 - Introduction to Power System Markets

  • 3 credits
  • Online

This course provides an introduction to the structure and techniques (tools) of market operations in deregulated electric power systems. The emphasis of the course is on topics related to: participants in electric power markets; system security; investments in generation and transmission; auctions; ancillary services; and congestion management.


ECE 461 (Power Systems). Credit not allowed for both ECE 508 and ENGR 508.

Important Information

Military personnel admitted to a College of Engineering online degree program may be eligible for a 15% tuition discount. Tuition discounts can only be given if you provide the appropriate discount code at the time of registration. Call (877) 491-4336 or email to learn more.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Fundamentals of power systems economics, 4th Ed.
    D. Kirschen and G. Strbac
    ISBN: 9780470845721
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