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Power Systems 101

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October 12-15 | Denver, CO

Training Curriculum

Power Systems 101 is an intense four (4) day course, eight (8) hours per day, which covers the following curriculum:

Substation Layouts & Protection Zone Diagrams / 4 CEH / 4 CTD

  • Transmission system overview
  • Types of generation
  • What is a fault?
  • Substation layouts
  • Protection zone diagrams

Functional Diagram Exercise / 4 CEH / 4 CTD

  • Hands-on functional diagram
  • Line protection
  • Bus protection
  • Transformer protection
  • Breaker failure
  • Lockouts

Current Transformers / 4 CEH / 4 CTD

  • Saturation current and curves
  • Equivalent circuits
  • CT Testing
  • IEEE standards
  • CT basics
  • Ratios
  • CT classes T&C
  • CT ratings

Breaker Control / 4 CEH / 4 CTD

  • Mechanical operation
  • Trip circuits
  • Close circuits
  • Anti-pump circuits
  • Reclosing
  • Specifications and ratings
  • Alarms
  • IEEE standards

Differential / 4 CEH / 4 CTD

  • Types of bus differentials
  • KCL theory
  • Differential CT circuits
  • Calculating current in differential circuits
  • Mismatched CTs
  • Rolled CTs
  • CT polarity
  • High impedance differential application
  • IEEE Standards

Transformer Protection / 4 CEH / 4 CTD

  • Transformer theory
  • Equivalent circuit
  • Types of transformers
  • Transformer losses
  • Transformer ratings
  • Tap changes
  • IEEE Standards

Line Protection / 4 CEH / 4 CTD

  • Physical characteristics of transmission lines
  • MHO circle
  • Theory of impedance protection
  • Zones of protection
  • POTT, PUTT, DCB, & DCUB end-to-end schemes
  • Reliability and security
  • IEEE standards

Breaker Failure / 4 CEH / 4 CTD

  • Breaker failure initiates
  • Current requirements
  • Various breaker failure logic schemes
  • Critical clearing time
  • System stability
  • Breaker position
  • Trip and lockout theory
  • IEEE standards

Register


Register for $995 Seminar + Printed Book

The pricing includes all instruction, a flash drive with e-copy of the curriculum, breakfast and snacks each day of the seminar, and evening social events. A printed book of the curriculum can be purchased for an additional $100 per person. Seating is limited..

Location:
SpringHill Suites Denver Downtown
1190 Auraria Parkway
Denver, CO 80204

Hotel Driving Directions

Book Your Room
Book by September 11, 2020 for $199 per night discounted room rate.

Call 303-705-7300 and ask for Power Grid Engineering, LLC room block.

Time:
Sessions 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Contact Information
seminars@powergridmail.com
Power Grid Engineering
321-244-0170 x-348

Power Systems 101 - Denver, CO: Register for $895

Cancellation Policy

In the event you are no longer able to attend the Power Systems Seminar you have enrolled in, you must notify Power Grid Engineering’s Training Coordinator in writing of your request. You may:

  • Receive a full refund in the event of a cancellation provided 30 days prior to start of event.
  • Fewer than 30 days, but more than 10 before the class, you may elect to transfer your registration to a future Power Systems seminar or send another individual in your place.
  • Fewer than 10 days before the class, we are glad to accommodate transferring your seat in the seminar to another individual.

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Power Systems 101 - Denver, CO: Register for $995

Cancellation Policy

In the event you are no longer able to attend the Power Systems Seminar you have enrolled in, you must notify Power Grid Engineering’s Training Coordinator in writing of your request. You may:

  • Receive a full refund in the event of a cancellation provided 30 days prior to start of event.
  • Fewer than 30 days, but more than 10 before the class, you may elect to transfer your registration to a future Power Systems seminar or send another individual in your place.
  • Fewer than 10 days before the class, we are glad to accommodate transferring your seat in the seminar to another individual.

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Who should attend the PGE Power Systems Seminars?

  • Electric Power Utility Engineers
  • Relay Technicians
  • Test Engineers
  • University Power System Educators
  • Protection & Control Engineers
  • Engineers Seeking CEHs & Graduate Students

What are the benefits of attending?

  • Learn from subject matter experts
  • Small class sizes of up to 50 attendees allows for dynamic classroom discussion
  • Network with other industry professionals
  • Discounted guest room rates at host hotels
  • Course registration fees include electronic curriculum, breakfast, snacks, andevening social activities
  • Earn CEH credits to maintain your PE license or earn CTDs for NETA Certification.

CEH Credits

The Power Systems Seminars have been approved by the Florida Board of Professional Engineers for continuing education hours. Power Systems 101, 102, and 103 have been approved for 32 continuing education hours; Power Systems 104 has been approved for 24. For attendees seeking PE credits for other states, please check your state’s CEH regulations.

NETA CTDs

The Power Systems 101, 102, and 103 courses are eligible for 32 NETA Continuing Technical Development Credits (CTDs) and Power Systems 104 is eligible for 24 NETA Continuing Technical Development Credits (CTDs). NETA Certified Technicians (Level III and Level IV) are required to earn a minimum of 48 CTDs every three years to maintain their certification. For more information about the CTD program and requirements, please contact the NETA office at neta@netaworld.org or 888-300-6382.

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