(2610) Understanding the Electric Business

Offered: Face-to-Face, On-site

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The electric utility industry is an evolving high-tech system that must be designed and engineered to meet regulatory and consumer standards for reliability, quality, and safety. This requires an appropriate investment on a planned and ongoing basis. This course provides directors with an understanding of the key components of the electric utility industry.

KEY TOPICS

  • The basic functions and cost components of generation, transmission, and distribution
  • Current and emerging technologies that are impacting utility operations and policies
  • Issues related to distributed generation that the board may need to address
  • How environmental issues and national policies impact the cooperative
  • The board's role to ensure a safe working environment

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.

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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