Event Profile

Substation Series: Substation Battery Maintenance and Testing (In Service/Predictive Maintenance) - CANCELLED

November 30, 2022
DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center

Who Should Attend:

Lineworkers, substation personnel, and distribution engineers who have responsibility for the operation and maintenance of distribution and transmission substations.

Related Course:

Substation Series: Transformers & LTC Diagnostics (In Service/Predictive Maintenance), November 29, 2022

Course Overview:

This one-day class provides an overview of the latest industry techniques in substation battery and battery charger specification, maintenance, and testing. In this course you will learn about vented/flooded lead acid batteries, nickel cadmium (NI-CD) batteries, battery chargers, battery inspection and testing, review of test results, and IEEE and NERC requirements. Discussions will include the latest IEEE and NERC testing standards.

Course Instructor:

Scott Girard, Girard Technical Services

Course Schedule:

Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. Pacific Time and the class will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Course Location:

Doubletree by Hilton Spokane City Center
322 N Spokane Falls Ct.
Spokane, WA 99201
(509) 455-9600
Room Rate:
Single: $160; Double: $160; Triple: $170; Quad: $180
Please book your room as soon as possible, but no later than 11/14/2022, to secure this room rate. Mention that you are coming in with the NWPPA group when booking your reservation.

Course Fees:

Utility Member Early Bird (ends 10/29/2022): $460
Utility Member Standard: $535

Associate Member Early Bird (ends 10/29/2022): $690
Associate Member Standard: $765

Non-member Early Bird (ends 10/29/2022): $1,380
Non-member Standard: $1,455

Note: Organizations that register a group of employees will receive every fifth registration for free. For example, if you register five employees, you only pay for four; register 10 employees, you only pay for eight; and so on. There is nothing additional you need to do to receive this discount.

Cancellation Policies:

For webinarsvirtual classes, and section meetings: cancellation at least five days prior to the event, full refund; within 1-4 days or no show, 100% of the registration fee.
For in-person events: cancellation at least 30 days prior to the event, full refund; within 15-29 days, $100 fee; and within 1-14 days or no show, 100% of the registration fee.

If canceling because the attendee is showing COVID-19 symptoms any time before the event, a full refund will be issued; if leaving during the event for COVID-19 reasons, a prorated refund will be issued.

When possible, please send a substitute instead of canceling; NWPPA does not charge a fee for substitutions. To request a refund, please contact Customer Service, via email, registration@nwppa.org, or call 360-816-1457. 

Safety Measures:

As we continue to monitor and evaluate COVID-19 levels, we understand that the health and safety of our members, staff, and the community are of highest concern. We are asking everyone to do their part. NWPPA and local venues will follow applicable federal, state, and local health protocols. Assumption of Risk: COVID-19 has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. It is not possible for NWPPA or anyone else to completely prevent the presence of the disease. Therefore, if you choose to attend a conference organized by NWPPA and voluntarily enter onto premises where its conference is held, you are accepting the risk, without right of claim against NWPPA and its directors, employees, or agents, of being exposed to, contracting, and/or spreading COVID-19 and its variants.

Continuing Hours:

This course qualifies for 6 continuing hours. Certificates are available upon full completion of the course.

For More Information:

To find out more about this event, or to learn about other events, view the Training and Event Catalog.