The pre-registration is currently closed. If you would like to attend this event, please come to the NWPPA registration desk at the hotel, and our onsite coordinator will be happy to help you.
Who Should Attend:
Line and substation personnel, distribution engineers, and supervisors who have responsibility for transmission and distribution substations.
NWPPA/APA Alaska Electric Utility Conference, November 15-16, 2017
Substation Series: Substation Overview & Inspections, November 13, 2017
Electric Utility System Operations for Medium to Small Utilities, November 13-14, 2017
Lineman Skills Series - AC Transformers, Advanced Theory and Practical Application, November 13-14, 2017
Staking Certification Program - Underground Line Design and Subdivision Layout, November 13-14, 2017
This one-day class is intended to provide an overview of the latest industry techniques in substation transformer and single-phase/three-phase load tap changer (LTC) maintenance. The implementation of simple, cost-effective predictive maintenance techniques will be emphasized.
Other topics that will be covered include:
- Equipment oil sampling: correct oil sampling technique, understanding and interpretation of oil test results. Review of portable testing devices.
- Infrared thermography: basic theory, application and interpretation as applicable to substation equipment.
- Other techniques include acoustic surveys, headspace gas analysis, basic review of online monitoring systems and other condition assessment techniques.
Registration will begin at 8 a.m., and the course will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lunch, along with morning and afternoon breaks, will be provided.
Egan Civic & Convention Center
555 West Fifth Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
500 West Third Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
Room rate: $109 for a single/double
Please book your
room as soon as possible, but no later than October 13, 2017, to secure
this rate. Mention that you are with Northwest Public Power Association when
booking your reservation.
NWPPA Hotel Reservation & Cancellation
reservations require a non-refundable room deposit equal to one night's stay
that will be charged to your credit card at the time your reservation is made.
If you cancel or reduce your reservation within seven days of your date of
arrival, your credit card will be charged a minimum of a two nights' stay (one
night in addition to the first night's deposit).
Utility Member Early Bird (ends 10/14/2017): $375
Utility Member Standard: $450
Associate Member Early Bird (ends 10/14/2017): $565
Associate Member Standard: $640
Non-member Early Bird (ends 10/14/2017): $1,110
Non-member Standard: $1,185