March 2004, Monday
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Location: APEGGA Conference Centre, 2200-700 2 St. SW
TIME: 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Registration
6:00 - 9:30 p.m. Seminar

COST: $45.00 / Person

FACILITATOR: Bill Kennedy, P.Eng., FEIC, Alberta Electric System Operator

TOPIC: Electric Power Systems for Non-Power, System Engineers

This seminar gives an overview of how electric power is generated, transmitted and delivered to customers in Alberta. The seminar covers real and reactive power, how each is used and why ac power systems need both. Transmission loadability is also covered.

The second part of the seminar covers the basics of power system stability and contingencies. Also covered is the measurement of energy, losses and reliability.

The seminar concludes with a question and answer session on the topics covered.

Engineers benefiting from this seminar include engineers with responsibility for interconnection of their facility to the Alberta Interconnected Electric System, Independent Power Producers, engineering managers with a responsibility for power supply to their industrial facility and engineers with an interest in how an electric power system works. EITs wanting a basic understanding of electric power systems are encouraged to attend.

The seminar will be presented by W.O. (Bill) Kennedy, P.Eng., FEIC. Mr. Kennedy is Principal Engineer with the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) where his responsibilities include power system protection, power system monitoring, revenue metering and reliability. He has been associated with the deregulated electric power industry in Alberta since 1997.

Pre-Registration and advance payments are required. Seating is limited and registrations will be dealt with on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please call the Calgary APEGGA office at 262-7714 to register before Thursday, March 25, 2004. The Calgary Branch now accepts Visa, MasterCard, or American Express. Please note: A light snack will be provided.

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