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Overview

​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.


ON-SITE TRAINING

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


CREDITS

NRECA – 1 credit
CEU – 0.6 credits

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Curriculum

  • 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

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