Event Profile

Distribution Engineering Series: Session 1 - Planning and Analysis

June 10 — 14, 2019
Northwest Public Power Association
9817 NE 54th St, Ste 200
Vancouver, WA 98662 
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Online registration is currently closed, but spaces are still available. If you would like to attend this event, please call NWPPA at 360-254-0109, and our staff will be happy to help you.

Who Should Attend:

Engineers and senior technical personnel involved in distribution system design, planning, modeling, and analysis.

Related Course:

Distribution Engineering Series: Session 2 - Overcurrent Protection, July 17-18, 2019

Course Objectives:

The following will be covered in this course:

  • An overview of the preparation of a system model
  • Setting planning criteria
  • Projecting future loads
  • Instruction and discussion on solving system problems such as low voltage, lagging power factor, and excessive load current
  • Using present-worth analysis to help evaluate and justify engineered solutions to problems
  • Methods for factoring reliability into the planning process
  • Class problems and the justification of the solutions

Please bring a laptop and calculator to the course.

Course Instructor:

Hi-Line Engineering

Course Schedule:

Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. on the first day; the class will run from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on the first day; from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the following three days; and from 8:30 a.m. to noon on the last day. Lunch, along with morning and afternoon breaks, will be provided Tuesday through Thursday; refreshments will be provided every day.

Course Location:

Northwest Public Power Association
9817 NE 54th Street, Suite 200
Vancouver, WA 98662
(360) 254-0109

Suggested Hotels:

Best Western (.5 miles from training location)
9420 NE Vancouver Mall Drive
Vancouver, WA 98662
(800) 528-1234

No rooms have been blocked for this meeting. Please call the hotel or go online to get the best available rate for sleeping rooms.

Heathman Lodge (1.2 miles from training location)
7801 NE Greenwood Drive
Vancouver, WA 98662
(360) 254-3100

No rooms have been blocked for this meeting. Please call the hotel and mention NWPPA to receive our corporate rate.

Course Fees:

Utility Member Early Bird (ends 5/10/2019): $1,370
Utility Member Standard: $1,455

Associate Member Early Bird (ends 5/10/2019): $2,055
Associate Member Standard: $2,130

Non-member Early Bird (ends 5/10/2019): $4,110
Non-member Standard: $4,185

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations are accepted, with full refund, if request is made at least 30 days prior to the course. Within 30 days, fees are as follows: 15-29 days, $100; 1-14 days or "no show," 100 percent of registration fee. When possible, please send a substitute instead of canceling. NWPPA does not charge a fee for substitutions.

Continuing Hours:

This course qualifies for 24 continuing hours. Certificates are issued upon full completion of the course.

  • Register Self

For More Information:

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

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