(964.1) Communicating the New Energy Landscape

Offered: Face-to-Face, On-site

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The emergence of Distributed Energy Resources (DER) technologies is giving consumers more choices than ever before. Electric cooperatives are well positioned as consumer-owned organizations to be their member's "trusted partner" in navigating the opportunities, risks and benefits of solar and other emerging technologies. This course discusses the top DER technologies, policy issues and questions that co-ops must be prepared to discuss with their members.

KEY TOPICS

  • Discussing changes in the market structure of the electric energy industry
  • Anticipating member questions
  • Integrating DER with the cooperative's strategic plan
  • Examining key questions in the boardroom about DER

WHERE TO TAKE THIS COURSE
NRECA offers the opportunity to take this course several times each year at the following events:

NOTE: Please check each event's schedule to see what courses are being offered.

ONSITE TRAINING
Additionally, these courses can be delivered onsite at your co-op, statewide or G&T. Learn more about our onsite training opportunities.

PREREQUISITE

It is suggested but not required that participants first take The Evolution of Electric Cooperative Power Supply (961.1)

CREDITS

NRECA – 1 credit

CEU – 0.6 credits

CONTACT INFORMATION

Certification/Continuing Education
Angie Hylton, Senior Certification Specialist

703-907-5656 | angie.hylton@nreca.coop

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