2021 The ABCs of Electrical Systems - Spring
This half-day course provides a basic overview of electric utility operations, from generation at the power plant to distribution to the end-use customer.
Topics covered include methods of generation, high voltage transmission, distribution methods, electrical terminology, and usage measurement through metering and billing.
This course is designed for the non-technical employee, board member, or elected official who may benefit from increased knowledge of how electricity is generated and distributed to customers for use in their homes and businesses.
After completing this course you will:
Who should attend?
- Non-technical utility employees
- Utility board members
- Elected officials
About the Instructor
This course will be presented virtually by TVPPA instructor Ben Roy, who will teach it live on video using the GoToWebinar platform, exclusively for our group of Florida public power members. There are not any prerequisites for this course.
Ben has 45 years of instructional experience across all age groups and all areas of science. He has appeared on and conducted demonstrations for multiple news services including the Weather Channel.
Ben holds degrees from both the University of Southern California and Loma Linda University.