Sep

13-17

Power Quality School (Sep 13-17)

The complexity of the system that moves electric energy from the point of production to the point of consumption, combined with variations in weather, generation, demand and changing customer loads; provide many opportunities for the quality of the power supply to be compromised. This course provides students with the fundamental skills to facilitate, quantify, investigate, monitor and solve electrical system problems. Content is taught through a combination of presentations, exercises and unique hands-on labs. Building these skills allow utilities and their customers to save money in avoided equipment outages and damage, costly improper solutions, damage claims and lost production. CEU credits available.

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General Details

  • Program Location
  • Willsonville Training Center
  • 29353 S.W. Town Center Loop E Wilsonville, OR 97070
  • Who Should Attend
  • Electrical engineers, PQ engineers, meter techs, technicians, service techs and troubleshooters in the utility sector. PQ engineers, facility engineers, facility electricians, process/plant managers in the private sector.

  • Registration Options
  • Member: $1,549 USD
    Regular: $1,949 USD

    Registration includes a binder with class content. Breakfast and lunch every day. Safety glasses are provided, but students are encouraged to bring their own.

  • General Cancellation Policy
  • Due to contractual obligations, cancellations received 15 business days prior to the program will receive a full refund. Cancellations received 6 to 14 business days prior to the event will receive a refund, less a $100 administrative fee. No shows and last minute cancellations, 5 business days prior to the event or less, will be responsible for the full registration fee. Substitutions from your organization for the same event are always welcome.
  • Participation Policy
  • Western Energy Institute programs and events are open to energy companies (including gas production and electric generation, gas and electric transmission and gas and electric distribution utilities). Select programs and events are open to energy industry product and service suppliers. Programs and events are closed to all media representatives and to the general public. Recording is not permitted for any portion of the event.
  • For more information contact Diana Zoren, Director of Strategic Initiatives at (971) 255-4965.

Agenda

All session times are listed in Pacific time.

Monday, September 13, 2021

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Registration + Breakfast

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Welcome

8:45 AM - 9:30 AM

Safety

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Break

9:45 AM - 12:00 PM

PQ Basics I

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Lunch

12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

PQ Basics I (continued)

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Single Phase Lab/Demo

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Break

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Fluke Equipment Demonstration

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

PQ Basics I (concluded)

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Breakfast

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Discovery Overview/Exercise

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Break

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

PQ Monitoring

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

PQ Basics II

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Lunch

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Hands-On Lab: Sensitive Electronics + ASD

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Site Survey

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Break

3:15 PM - 5:00 PM

PQ Basics II (continued)

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Breakfast

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Hands-On Lab: SPD, Surge Suppressors + Noise Filters

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Break

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Hands-On Lab: Wiring Problems + Grounding Issues

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Site Survey Exercise

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Lunch

12:45 PM - 2:30 PM

Hands-On Lab: Isolation Transformers + Voltage Regulators

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Break

2:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Case Studies

Thursday, September 16, 2021

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Breakfast

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Power Quality Interaction Lab

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Break

10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Power Quality Interaction Lab

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Lunch

12:45 PM - 2:30 PM

Power Quality Interaction Lab

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Break

2:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Power Quality Interaction Lab

Friday, September 17, 2021

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Breakfast

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Hands-On Lab: Uninterrupted Power Supply Systems

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Break

10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Case Studies

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Analysis Exercise/Solutions

Working Lunch – Box lunch provided