Plain Talk in Boston August 2013

Plain Talk About the Electric Power Industry

Power System Basics  - Understanding the Electric Utility Operation Inside and Out

Crowne Plaza Boston Newton Hotel

Boston, Massachusetts

August 21, 2013

Early Bird Registration Extended to August 7, 2013!


The focus of the IEEE PES course "Power System Basics" is to provide a fundamental foundation in electric power systems, from basic formulas to the planning, operations, and equipment involved in generating, transmitting, and distributing electric power. Basic electrical terminology will be explained in simple to understand language with regard to design, construction, operation and maintenance of power plants, substations, and transmission and distribution lines. Anyone who is involved in some way with the electric utility industry can benefit from attendance at this course.

IEEE PES PLAIN TALK courses for the power industry professional will help you to understand technical aspects of the electric power industry, even if you do not have an engineering background. You will gain insights into the concerns of engineers, the demands of regulators and consumer groups, and the factors and trends that impact the operation  of today's electric power systems. These courses are also appropriate for new engineers to the industry, or for engineers in other fields who are transitioning to the electric power industry. These courses aim to increase your understanding of the electric power system by providing you with practical knowledge that you can use as you work in or with this important industry.

The day begins at 7:30 am with continental breakfast and registration. The course runs from 8 am to 5 pm. The course is eligible for CEU/PDH continuing education credit.

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For more information contact:

LaToya Gourdine, Administrator Education Services, IEEE Power & Energy Society   or   (732) 981-2876