Course:Power System Operation: the Fundamentals
Duration:Three and half days
Cost:$2,500 single delegate
$2,300 second delegate
Date:To be confirmed
Location: To be confirmed
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Day 1: Fundamentals 9:30-17:00

Session 1: Management of Supply and Demand
Session 2: System security - keeping the lights on (1)
Session 3: Renewable and Thermal Generators - their characteristics and impacts
Session 4: Case Studies

Day 2: Operations 9:30-17:00

Session 1: Interconnection across borders
Session 2: System Security (2)
Session 3: SMART networks
Session 4: Business Game part 1

Day 3: Economics 9:30-17:00

Session 1: Optimising the Generation Mix
Session 2: Costing of system services
Session 3: Transmission investment justification
Session 4: Business Game Part 2

Day 4: Future challenges 9:30-12:00

Session 1: Business Game Part 3
Session 2: Actions and the way forward
Session 3: Conclusions

This course is designed to help provide senior management with a wide ranging grounding in the key issues and challenges faced by system operators in Africa.

This course is suitable for:
Government and State Owned Utilities | Potential Investors | Large consumers
Financial planners and accountants | System Operators | Regulators
Contract Negotiators and Legal Teams | Market Operators | Private Utilities
University developers and researchers

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African utilities face the challenges of:   This course will cover:
High growth in demand 1) Management of supply and demand
The need to find new, secure, sources of generation including renewables     2) Optimising the mix of generation
Increasing need for cross border interconnections and trading 3) Renewables and their impacts
Managing critically balanced supply/demand situations 4) System security - keeping the lights on
5) Incidents, disturbances and contingencies
Download the brochure. 6) Interconnection across borders
7) The cost of getting it wrong
8) The financial benefit of getting it right
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