Event Calendar

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Understanding the Electric Business (CCD)

Start Date: 10/22/2019 9:00 AM CDT
End Date: 10/22/2019 4:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: Jackson Electric Cooperative

N6868 County Road F
Black River Falls, WI  United States  54615

Organization Name: Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association

Wendy Fassbind
Email: wendy@weca.coop
Phone: (608) 467-4589

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Understanding the Electric Business (#2610)
1-3/4 Skill Builder Credits

?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

Associate Membership

Associate membership in the Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association provides a continuing opportunity for providers of goods, services, materials, and equipment to build and maintain networking contacts with Wisconsin's electric co-ops and others with interests and needs related to all aspects of the electric power industry.

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