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Generation Equipment

image_generation_equipmentThis online training course addresses aspects related to generation equipment as it exists on the electric power system Topics covered in this course include: principles of electric power generation, operation and major systems in power producing facilities, various types of generation facilities, generator operating parameters and characteristics, operation of generator governors, and factors that influence generator capability.


Module Objectives:

  • Describe the principles of electric power generation
  • Identify the operation and major systems in power producing facilities
  • Identify the different types of generation facilities
  • Review the operating parameters and characteristics of each type of generator
  • Review the operation of generator governors
  • Identify the principles of operation and components of generators
  • Describe the factors that influence the generator capability for both real and reactive power

Each lesson area in this course is culminated with a review and a quiz. Upon completion of the course, there is a final assessment that consists of 10 questions. Individuals must attain a passing grade of 70% on the final assessment in order to be awarded the appropriate NERC CEHs.

This class is intended for: new operators to the system that will have the responsibility of generation equipment; transmission operators who want to expand their knowledge of generation equipment; and individuals who desire additional knowledge on generation equipment operating on the Bulk Electric System.


NERC Continuing Education Hours:

TOTAL: 2.5 CEHs
Standards: 0.0 CEHs
Ops Topics: 2.5 CEHs
Sim: 0.0 CEHs


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Registration Fee:
$75.00


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