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Power Sector Overview

This course is designed for anyone interested in familiarizing themselves more intimately with how all the various moving parts of a utilities operation and assets all work together to keep the lights on. Attendees will receive an overview guided by senior experts with hands on working experience in every part of the utility business. Topics and content include:

 

  • The purpose of the grid
  • Various utility structures and integration
  • Regulatory and its role (tailored to your regulatory environment)
  • What happens during an outage?
  • A typical utility project example from scope to energization

Duration: 14 hrs over 2 days

Pricing: Base course cost of $1568 per person (Min 10 Attendees)*

*note that discounts or extra costs may be applicable depending on location and number of attendees. All courses can be tailored to your utility’s needs. Contact us for a quotation to bring our expertise to your staff.

 

 

 

 

Grounding Systems

This course is designed for engineers and technical staff. The purpose of the grounding system is to provide a sufficiently low-impedance path to ground during normal or fault conditions to permit reliable operation of the circuit protective devices and to maintain step and touch potentials within safe acceptable limits. Well-designed grounding system ensures safety and protects against excessive step and touch potentials for workers performing tasks around transmission or distribution system. In this course attendees will cover:

 

  • Introduction to the Grounding System
  • Electrical Characteristics of Soil
  • Fault Current Analysis
  • Ground Electrode Resistance
  • Grounding System Components
  • Grounding System Maintenance and Testing
  • Common Grounding System Deficiencies
  • Safe Work Practices
  • Case Studies

 

Duration: 21 hrs over 3 days

 

Pricing: Base course cost of $2880 per person (Min 10 Attendees)*

*note that discounts or extra costs may be applicable depending on location and number of attendees. All courses can be tailored to your utility’s needs. Contact us for a quotation to bring our expertise to your staff.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T&D Asset Management

This single course will cover the following key topics as they relate to asset management principles within the electric utility sector:

 

  • Introduction to Asset Management Philosophies
  • Asset Management Standards (i.e. ISO 55000x)
  • Development the Asset Management Framework
  • How to Predict Asset Failure (i.e. creating failure probability curves)
  • How to Measure the Impact of Asset Failure (i.e. impact qualification & quantification)
  • How to Perform Risk Assessment (i.e. Risk Matrix & Quantification Approaches)
  • Creating the AM Business Case (i.e. economic life-cycle evaluation)
  • Risk Assessment Applications (i.e. long-term & short-term planning)

Duration: 21 hrs over 3 days

 

Pricing: Base course cost of $1372 per person (Min 10 Attendees)*

*note that discounts or extra costs may be applicable depending on location and number of attendees. All courses can be tailored to your utility’s needs. Contact us for a quotation to bring our expertise to your staff.