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  • Understanding the Electric Business
    January 13, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Understanding the Electric Business

ONLINE ONLY

DATE:  Wednesday, January 13, 2021
LOCATION:  ONLINE Only
INSTRUCTOR:  Scott Luecal
CLASS HOURS: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: December 30, 2020

COURSE OVERVIEW

The electric utility industry is an evolving high-tech system that must be designed and engineered to meet regulatory and consumer standards for reliability, quality, and safety. This requires an appropriate investment on a planned and ongoing basis. This course provides directors with an understanding of the key components of the electric utility industry. This course is part of the NRECA Credentialed Cooperative Director (CCD) program.

KEY TOPICS

  • The basic functions and cost components of generation, transmission and distribution
  • Current and emerging technologies that are impacting utility operations and policies
  • Issues related to distributed generation that the board may need to address
  • How environmental issues and national policies impact the cooperative
  • The board’s role to ensure a safe working environment

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Directors of cooperative boards and CEOs who serve on G&T boards.

CREDIT AVAILABLE

One (1) credit will be awarded upon the successful completion of this course and the learning assessment. Credit for this course may be applied toward NRECA’s CCD Certificate.

ACCOMMODATIONS/MEALS

Due to COVID-19, a boxed lunch will be served.  Drinks and snacks will be available during the day.  We are monitoring the recommendations of the CDC and local health departments, so please note this could change.  If changes do occur a one-hour lunch break will be provided for attendees to grab lunch nearby.

Please use the AIEC hotel rate sheet to make reservations at the hotel of your liking.  It includes several hotels nearby that offer AIEC special rates.  View AIEC Hotel Rates

ONLINE ATTENDEE INFORMATION

  • Zoom will be used for remote attendees.
  • A participant guide and login information will be emailed to you a few days before the course begins.
  • Please contact your co-op if you would like a printed copy of the guide.
  • PLEASE LOG IN TO THE COURSE 15 MINUTES EARLY so that we can establish audio connections and be sure everyone is connected and comfortable.
  • Please only connect with one device (laptop, or phone, or iPad).
  • Online attendees need to have their camera on, if possible.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations made prior to the registration deadline will not be charged. Cancellations made within 48 hours of the course or if there is a “No Show,” will be charged $25. Substitutions are allowed unless the course is moved to be online only.

Location

Venue:  

Venue Phone: (217) 529-5561

Address:
6460 S 6th Street Frontage Rd E
Springfield
Illinois
62712-6820
United States