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151.G1V Understanding How Your Utility Works - Basics of Generation, Transmission and Distribution
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151.G1V Understanding How Your Utility Works – Basics of Generation, Transmission & Distribution (Virtual via WebEx) This course is designed to acquaint non-technical utility employees with the basics of their industry from the generation to the distribution of electricity. The course places emphasis on understanding various words, terms, and phrases unique to the electric power industry. Participants will gain a clear insight into how electricity gets to the end-use customer.

 Export to Your Calendar 8/25/2020
When: Tuesday, August 25, 2020
10:00 AM
Where: Virtual Via WebEx
Georgia
United States
Presenter: Debra Ballard
Contact: Lauren Dodson
7702706964


Online registration is available until: 8/25/2020
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151.G1V Understanding How Your Utility Works – Basics of Generation, Transmission & Distribution

Due to COVID-19, this course will be transferred to a virtual format. The class will meet for 2, 2 hour sessions on August 25, 2020. The first part of the course will take place from 10:00 am -12:00 pm and the second part of the course will take place from 1:00-3:00 pm.

 

This course is designed to acquaint non-technical utility employees with the basics of their industry from the generation to the distribution of electricity. The course places emphasis on understanding various words, terms, and phrases unique to the electric power industry. Participants will gain a clear insight into how electricity gets to the end-use customer. Some of the topics covered in this course are: The basic science of electricity and why it exists The fundamental methods of electrical generation and how an electrical generator works How electricity, once generated, is transmitted long distances How electricity is transmitted and distributed to homes and businesses Understanding various electrical terms and devices: i.e. transformers, capacitors, switches, three-phase service, The function of electrical metering devices including automated metering How outages are detected and restored. This course also includes up-to-date information on current happenings in the industry including the push to renewable energy, net metering, distributed generation and more. Attendees will also be provided an overview of the industry in their state and provided with the skills to answer questions from consumers concerning these aspects of electric service.

The tuition for this course is $175 per participant. Your cooperative will be invoiced upon completion of the course. If you have any additional questions, please contact Lauren Dodson at lauren.dodson@georgiaemc.com

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