An IntroductIon to ElEctrIc utIlIty SyStEmS for non-EngInEErS

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					      EucI Presents a course on:

      An IntroductIon to
      ElEctrIc utIlIty SyStEmS
      for non-EngInEErS
       March 15 – 16, 2010 • Hyatt Regency Cambridge • Cambridge, MA

                                   “greg's impressive background and his
                                   expertise provided a very worthwhile and
                                   informative class.”
                                   IS Service Manager, National Grid

                                   “Excellent business training course for new
                                   personnel to electricity sector.”
                                   Director, CIP Standards, ERCOT

                                   “this course provides an excellent
                                   foundation to understanding the electric
                                   utility industry, without overwhelming
                                   the attendee with industry jargon. When
                                   complete, the attendee can participate in
                                   conversations rather than just listening.”
                                   Sr. Project Director, SRBI

                                   "this is a very good course for any non
                                   engineers who will be interested in working
                                   with the electric utility industry. mr. Welch
                                   utilized excellent analogies to give me a
                                   better understanding of how the electric
                                   utility really works."
                                   Customer Service Supervisor, Kosrae Utilities

                                   "An excellent seminar to introduce you to
                                   electric utility industry."
                                   Manager, Strategic Initiatives, Duke Energy
EUCI is authorized by IACET to
offer 1.1 CEUs for this program.
An IntroductIon to ElEctrIc utIlIty
SyStEmS for non-EngInEErS
March 15-16, 2010

  OVERVIEW                                                                                      CPE
  This course has been developed for non-engineers working for electric utilities or                            EucI is
  involved in business relationships with electric utilities. The course provides a non-                        registered
  technical introduction to the fundamental concepts that form the basis for the design                         with the
  and operation of the integrated electric utility system. The fundamental concepts                             National
  underlying legacy electric power systems and how the attributes of these systems affect       Association of State
  their operation in today’s evolving market structure are addressed without reference          Boards of Accountancy
  to engineering techniques or mathematical analysis. Challenges facing companies in            (NASBA) as a sponsor of
                                                                                                continuing professional
  today’s changing regulatory and operational environment are also discussed. The course
                                                                                                education on the
  is structured for active participation by attendees, who will have ample opportunity to       National Registry of CPE
  ask questions and discuss issues of particular interest to them. Extensive course notes       Sponsors. State boards
  are provided to everyone attending the course.                                                of accountancy have
                                                                                                final authority on the
                                                                                                acceptance of individual
                                                                                                courses for CPE credit.
  WHAT ATTENDEES WIll lEARN                                                                     Complaints regarding
                                                                                                registered sponsors may
  This class provides non-engineers a strong, layman’s understanding of the fundamental         be addressed to the
  concepts underlying the design, economics and operation of electric power systems, as         National Registry of CPE
  well as issues facing design, operating and management personnel of a modern electric         Sponsors, 150 Fourth
  utility system. Individuals that attend this course develop a “gut feel” for why electric     Avenue North, Suite 700,
  utility systems are built and operated the way that they are. After completing the course     Nashville, TN, 37219–
  they should feel comfortable speaking with engineers from their company or the utility        2417. Web site: www.
  that they are dealing with and they should know enough to ask follow up questions to
  clarify their understanding of the issues that are being discussed. Topics covered include:
                                                                                                cPE crEdItS
                                                                                                Upon successful
  •   The components, design and operation of electric utility systems                          completion of this event,
  •   The drivers of system design and operation                                                program participants
  •   Operation of the integrated system                                                        interested in receiving
  •   The effects of industry and corporate changes on the planning process, including          CPE credits will
      o Alternative energy resources especially wind and solar                                  receive a certificate of
      o New concepts in system architecture such as Smart Grid                                  completion.
      o Impediments to transmission system expansion
      o Regulatory emphasis on reliability                                                      There is no requirement
      o Performance standards                                                                   beyond a desire to gain
                                                                                                a better understanding
  •   Recent and on-going standards related issues
                                                                                                of electric utility power
  •   Challenges created by the evolving regulatory/market environment                          systems.

                                                                                                CPE - 13.5
                                                                                                Program level: Beginner
  WHO SHOUlD ATTEND                                                                             delivery method:
  •   Directors, officers, and senior managers without previous electric utility experience     Advanced Preparation:
  •   Non-engineers new to the industry or with limited industry experience with,               None
      for example, legal, financial, regulatory, customer care, or community relations
      responsibilities. Individuals in other responsibility areas can benefit as well
  •   Investors and financial analysts seeking a better understanding of the industry
  •   Managers and supervisors of commercial and industrial facilities
  •   Regulatory, municipal, and legislative personnel dealing with issues related to the

                                                        register today! call (201) 871-0474
An IntroductIon to ElEctrIc utIlIty
SyStEmS for non-EngInEErS
March 15-16, 2010

  PROGRAM AGENDA                 Program Agenda                                        IACET
  mondAy, mArch 15, 2010                                                                                EUCI has
  7:30 – 8:00 a.m.            registration and continental Breakfast                                    approved
                                                                                                        as an
                                                                                       Authorized Provider
  class begins at 8:00 a.m.   • Introduction & Overview                                by the International
                              • Generation                                             Association for Continuing
                                o load characteristics                                 Education and Training
                                o Baseload, intermediate and peaking capacity          (IACET), 1760 Old
                                o General cost characteristics                         Meadow Road, Suite 500,
                                o Emerging technologies                                Mclean, VA 22102. In
                              • Transmission                                           obtaining this approval,
                                o Transmission’s mission                               EUCI has demonstrated
                                o Components                                           that it complies with the
                                o Characteristics                                      ANSI/IACET Standards
                                o Emerging technologies                                which are widely
                                                                                       recognized as standards
  12:00 – 1:00 p.m.           group luncheon                                           of good practice
                              • Substations
                                o Components                                           As a result of their
                                o Configuration                                        Authorized Provider
                                o Reliability                                          membership status,
                              • Distribution                                           EUCI is authorized to
                                o Definitions                                          offer IACET CEUs for its
                                o Components                                           programs that qualify
                                o Characterization of circuits by type                 under the ANSI/IACET
                                o Reliability                                          Standards.
                                o Customer satisfaction
                                                                                       EUCI is authorized by
                                                                                       IACET to offer 1.1 CEUs
  5:00 p.m.                   class Adjourns                                           for this program.

  tuESdAy, mArch 16, 2010

  7:30 – 8:00 a.m.            continental Breakfast

  class begins at 8:00 a.m.   • Distribution wrap-up if required
                              • System Integration & Operations
                                o Utilities as asset managers
                                o Reliability
                                o Optimization
                                o Supporting technology
                              • The Modern Utility Environment
                                o Evolution
                                o Competitive market structure
                                o Organizational and technical challenges

  12:00 p.m.                  class Adjourns

                                                 register today! call (201) 871-0474
An IntroductIon to ElEctrIc utIlIty
SyStEmS for non-EngInEErS
March 15-16, 2010

  Mr. Greg Welch has over 36 years of experience in engineering,
  planning and management in the electrical utility industry. For
  more than 15 years his responsibilities included explaining the
  design and operation of electric power systems to residential,
  commercial and industrial customers, reporters, municipal officials,
  lawyers, and legislative and regulatory personnel. He formed
  Triangle Power Systems Consulting in 2003 after working for ABB,
  Inc. as an executive consultant. As an executive consultant, he
  participated in the development of power delivery system designs
  that reduced capital and maintenance costs without compromising
  reliability and served as an advisor to executives in charge of
  improving the operating condition of power delivery systems.
  He also provided technical support for clients in preparation for
  rate case litigation and in development of innovative, cost saving
  approaches to reliability improvement. Prior to joining ABB,
  Mr. Welch was Vice President, Technical Services and Supply
  Management for the Transmission and Distribution business unit
  of Commonwealth Edison of Chicago. Prior to his promotion to
  Vice President he was the manager of Distribution Planning and
  Reliability. He has extensive experience in generation planning,
  transmission planning, distribution planning, forecasting and the
  management of electric power delivery system operations.

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