Price: $1,799.00
Length: 2 Days
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An Introduction to Electric Regulatory: NERC, FERC, CARB, CAISO, CEC, and DoE

An Introduction to Electric Regulatory Training Course covers fundamentals of energy and electrical utilities regulation including NERC, FERC, CARB, CAISO, CEC, and DoE.

Learn about regulations including North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), California Air Resources Board (CARB), California Independent System Operator (CAISO), California Energy Commission (CEC), and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This course is designed for financial personnel, project managers, engineers, and analysts from utilities who need to understand the regulations.

  • Utility and Industrial Electrical Engineers and Engineering Technicians
  • Transmission Planning Engineers and Technicians
  • Distribution Planning Engineers and Technicians
  • Substation Design Engineers and Technicians
  • Electrical Engineers and Technicians
  • Network Management Engineers and Technicians
  • Substation Maintenance and Construction Engineers, Technicians & Technologists
  • Industrial, Commercial, Institutional Electrical Engineers
  • Project Engineers
  • Design Engineers
  • Field Technicians
  • Electrical Technicians
  • Plant Operators
  • Plant Engineers and Technicians
  • Electrical Supervisors
  • Managers in charge of plant communication infrastructure
  • Business Analysts
  • Financial Analysts
  • Sales and Marketing Professionals
  • Operation Professionals

Topics Covered:

Basics of Regulation

  • Lead Policy Issues
  • Public Utilities Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA)
  • Distribution, operations, and maintenance

Energy and Electrical Regulatory 101

  • North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC)
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
  • California Air Resources Board (CARB)
  • California Independent System Operator (CAISO)
  • California Energy Commission (CEC)
  • U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Interconnection at the Grid to the Meter

  • Cybersecurity
  • Power Plant Licenses
  • Inspection and Maintenance Standards

Oversight of Reliability

  • Reliable operation of the grid
  • Reliability Issues
  • Reliability Benchmarks
  • Reliability performance reporting
  • Demand forecasts used in planning by CPUC and CAISO

Billing and Rating

  • Billing the ratepayer
  • Provider of Last Resort (POLR)Financial control
  • Financial Security and Transparency
  • Financial Records and Reports
  • State regulatory commissions
  • Prices for interstate transmission service
  • Prices for wholesale generation services

Monitoring and Enforcement Program

  • Retail prices
  • Prices for retail transmission and distribution
  • Market-determined prices
  • Overseeing the competitive procurement of the electricity supply

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