This program will combine classroom instruction with hands-on, practical applications in the field. The classroom portion of the program will be held at the NEPPA Training Facility in Pascoag, R.I., and field trips to substations in different locations will also be scheduled.
1. Safety in Substations – A look at the inherent dangers inside and outside the substation fence and practical ways to mitigate those dangers.
2. AC/DC Power systems – The differences and applications of both the AC and DC systems in the substation.
3. Mathematics – a basic mathematics session for substation personnel.
4. Power Transformers – The function of the Power Transformer along with the monthly checks and inspections required.
5. Batteries, Cells, and Chargers – The importance of the substation battery bank and the necessary periodic maintenance required.
6. Relays – The basic function of relays presenting the different types and applications: a tutorial
7. Intro to Circuit Breakers – A presentation of the different types of Circuit Breakers and the way they extinguish arcs.
8. Circuit Reclosers – What they are, how they are by passed, and control programming.
9. Capacitor Banks – Why they are needed and how they are controlled and safely maintained.
10. Voltage Regulators – How they work and how to safely by pass them along with control programming.
11. Testing and Test Equipment – What tests are needed and how they are performed using a MEGGER, TTR, and oil sampling.
12. Substation Grounding and Clearances – the minimum requirements of the substation ground grid and the clearances of structures and equipment.
Fees (lunch included)
NEPPA Members $ 2, 450
Non-members $ 3, 675
The program will run for a total of 16 days
May 8 – 11
September 18 – 21
December 11 - 14
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All participants must register by January 25.
Late cancellations may be subject to an administrative fee.
For more information, contact Courtney Miller at (978) 540.2200 or email@example.com