RedVector RV-10470AW

Electric Power Substations

Electric Power Substations

1 hr. Online Course

Level: Fundamental

Item#: RV-10470AW

SME: Jim Taube

This webcast covers basic information regarding electric power substations and the distribution of electric power, including components of power substations, individual equipment components, and electric power distribution systems. General information related to operational aspects of substations and distributing electric power is included.
Course Objectives
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Consider safe locations for substations.
  • Identify safety hazards that can affect the general public.
  • Outline the safe distribution of electric power to the general public
  • List the types of distribution systems and the components involved in electricity from the generating plant.
  • List the types of electrical loads for substations.
  • Explain the details of a substation operation.
  • List the components in a substation and their functions.
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT: Jim Taube
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Jim possesses degrees in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Clarkson University in New York and Electrical Power Technology from Bismarck State College.
 
He has extensive industrial experience with 23 years in the pulp and paper industry and 12 years in institutional and pharmaceutical facility management.
 
His responsibilities have included engineering design, electrical and mechanical maintenance, and power plant utilities management.
 
Areas of expertise include HVAC design, commissioning and qualification, construction administration, and energy cost savings initiatives.
 
Jim’s credentials include being registered as a Professional Engineer and the Certified Energy Manager and Auditor certifications.
 
Jim is married and lives in Middletown, OH and has 4 married children.
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