This event has been cancelled. For questions or to find out about future training opportunities, please contact Bonnie McCombs at 360-816-1446 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who Should Attend:
Engineers, line workers, substation workers, apprentices, and support staff that have direct responsibility for the construction, operation, and maintenance of the utility's distribution system. (Pre-requisite: It is highly recommended that students complete Electric Utility System Operations before attending this class. Those who do not must have substantial experience in the basics of electric systems and utility operations.)
NWPPA/APA Alaska Electric Utility Conference, November 15-16, 2017
Substation Series: Substation Overview & Inspections, November 13, 2017
Substation Series: Substation Transformers & LTC Maintenance, November 14, 2017
Electric Utility System Operations, November 13, 2017
This popular one-day course provides in-depth coverage of an electric utility's distribution system, from the distribution substation to a customer's outlet. Topics covered include substation transformers and testing; step and touch potential; various systems which customers may request, such as single-phase and three-phase power; details of overhead and underground electrical systems; reliability; transformer and capacitor details; and substation communications.
A.R. "Skip" Collier
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): $470
Utility Member Standard: $545
Associate Member Early Bird (ends 10/14/2017): $705
Associate Member Standard: $780
Non-member Early Bird (ends 10/14/2017): $1,410
Non-member Standard: $1,485