PSEC programs are designed for industry professionals looking to improve their knowledge in a particular field of study. To have a successful learning experience, a well-balanced curriculum that reconsiders engineering theory, focuses on relevant power systems applications and examines current industry issues is advised. PSEC courses use the latest industry software allowing participants to completely appreciate subjects through case studies while others spend some time in our power labs or on area tours/visits to help understand applications and gain practical knowledge.
Participants will develop their expertise in Power Engineering while understanding major aspects of associated Systems.To register for any of our courses, please click here.
Power Systems Fundamentals
September 11, 2018 – September 12, 2018 • $2,100
Receive an introduction to power markets and fundamental concepts of the electric power system, including: challenges related to reliability, performance and potential bottlenecks or limits on the system that can impact trading, and key power market fundamentals.
Distributed Energy Resources: Planning for High Penetrations
September 17, 2018 – September 18, 2018 • $2,100
Learn how to plan for and manage a future grid with increased levels of distributed energy resources. This course covers technical, economic, and policy aspects of planning and operations, as well as offering global lessons learned from integration of high penetrations of distributed solar.
Smart Grid: Substation/Distribution Automation
September 19, 2018 – September 21, 2018 • $2,600
Learn about 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.
Distribution Systems Planning and Engineering
September 24, 2018 – September 27, 2018 • $2,800
Gain a deeper understanding of smart grid technology, especially related to substation and distribution automation applications for which the course explores designs, technical issues, and benefits. Additional topics include the real value of the smart grid and a summary of its architectures.
Protective Relaying Fundamentals
October 1, 2018 – October 4, 2018 • $2,800
Gain an analytical understanding of the application of components of power system protective relaying. The course covers engineering best practices required to protect transmission, distribution and rotating machinery systems.
Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Systems
October 8, 2018 – October 11, 2018 • $2,800
Attend a global leader’s look at the comprehensive essentials of renewable energy power systems (wind and photovoltaics), as well as basic knowledge of systems engineering for planning and design of reliable and cost-effective wind and utility-scale solar power plants. Learn about the behavior and economics of power systems with substantial renewable energy generation.
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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