PSEC 2017 101-106


Power System Planning and Advanced Applications

This inclusive program focuses on Power Syst em Planning and Advanced Applications, starting with a comprehensive look at Power System Dynamics and advancing to modern Distribution applications such as Smart Grid: Substation/Distribution Automation. Participants will develop their expertise in systems planning/application while understanding major aspects of Power Systems. Participants have the option of attending the preceding program, (Power System Engineering Courses), however not required.

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Full Second Quarter

Sept. 5, 2017 - Sept. 29, 2017 • $11,000

Synchronous Machine Fundamentals

Sept. 5, 2017 – Sept. 8, 2017 • $2,750

A respected expert’s detailed presentation of the design and construction of synchronous machines—including theory of operation, synchronous machine models, the Park’s transformation, the per-unit system, steady-state and transient operation, and control of real and reactive power.

Power System Dynamics

Sept. 11, 2017 – Sept. 14, 2017 • $2,750

The knowledge acquired in this course will provide a reliable foundation for an understanding of power system dynamic characteristics. Fundamentals of stability will also be a focus area through in-class exercises to increase knowledge retention.

Distribution Systems Planning and Engineering

Sept. 18, 2017 – Sept. 21, 2017 • $2,750

Expand your knowledge of power distribution systems planning and engineering, including basic design and operation of U.S. systems, how to meet cost and performance objectives, equipment application considerations, and how to assess and improve distribution reliability.

Smart Grid: Substation/Distribution Automation

Sept. 25, 2017 – Sept. 27, 2017 • $2,555

This session focuses on Smart Grid technology, especially Substation and Distribution Automation applications, designs, technical issues, and benefits. The concept Smart Grid, its real value, and a summary of its architectures is also introduced.

Power Electronic Applications in Transmission

Sept. 28, 2017 – Sept. 29, 2017 • $2,020

Appreciate an expert’s understanding of the application of power electronics in modern power transmission systems—High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) and Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS)—including newly developed variable frequency transformer technology.


Cancellation Policy: Full refunds are issued for cancellations made 20 business days or more before the course start date.  No refunds will be issued for any cancellations received less than 14 business days prior to the start of the course.  The cancellation date is deemed to be the date that GE’s Energy Consulting receives a written cancellation.

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