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IEEE: The expertise to make smart grid a reality

Plain Talk "Basics" Series

The event will start on: Apr 14, 2014
And will end on: Apr 16, 2014

IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) PLAIN TALK courses for the power industry professional will help you to understand technical aspects of the electric power industry, even if you do not have an engineering background. You will gain insights into the concerns of engineers, the demands of regulators and consumer groups, and the factors and trends that impact the operation of today's electric power systems. These courses are also appropriate for new engineers to the industry, or for engineers in other fields who are transitioning to the electric power industry. These courses aim to increase your understanding of the electric power system by providing you with practical knowledge that you can use as you work in or with this important industry.

  • Power System Basics - Understanding the Electric Utility Operation Inside and Out: Monday, April 14, 2014
  • Distribution System - Delivering Power to the Customer, Tuesday, April 15, 2014
  • Transmission System - The Interconnected Bulk Electric System, Wednesday, April 16

Location: Chicago, Illinois