Electric Utility Systems 101 Canada

November 8 – 9, 2018  | Toronto, Ontario

“Great at taking complex information and breaking it down into the simplest of terms so that anyone could understand. Highly recommend.”
Government Relations Officer, Canadian Electricity Association

There is a paradigm shift occurring in the power industry brought about in part by advances in technology and, to a greater extent by the shift towards greener solutions to lessen the impact on our environment.

This seminar is intended to provide non-power engineers with a basic understanding of how power systems are planned, designed and operated. The goal is to provide individuals with a level of knowledge that will enable them to enter meaningful discussions with utility professionals. It will also provide the necessary information that will allow participants to make informed opinions on the various discussions on energy matters that are trending today’s media.

Key Takeaways Include:

  • How power grids started and how they continue to evolve as technology advances
  • Utility demographics and how Canada and US systems are interrelated
  • Basic elements of a power system
  • Components of a power system and have an understanding of how they work together
  • Planning methods that are used to ensure continued service and to enable new growth
  • How the electric grid is operated and why health and safety management is critical
  • Regulatory environment under which power systems operate
  • Paradigm shift occurring in the industry today – smart and micro grids and disruptive technologies
  • How customer expectations for value added services are driving innovation
  • Technological innovations to the electric utility system

And we’re extending a special 25% off discount to CEA utility members – Register Here