POWERGEN University

POWERGEN International is pleased to offer the following courses as intensive opportunities for attendees to gain skills and knowledge in specific industry fields. All POWERGEN University courses will be held on Monday, November 18th only. 

Separate registration is required for each course.

Half-day courses:
$330 (Before Nov 17)
$350 (After Nov 17)

Full-day courses:
$530 (Before Nov 17)
$550 (After Nov 17)

3-hour courses:
$75

Lunch is included for full-day or two half-day registrations. Lunch is not included for the 3-hour course. 

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

PGU 101: Effective Project Management for the Power Project Professional

This seminar will cover project management “Best Practice” approaches, methods, techniques and tools to enhance the project management of capital power projects. Project management personnel in the power generating industry will learn the most effective and efficient methods...

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

PGU 207: Natural Gas vs. Diesel for On-site Gen-Set Operations

The purpose of this shorter (three hours), reduced price ($75) course is to provide attendees with a basic overview of the impact that fuel type has on engine operation, gen-set performance, system reliability, code acceptance, and total cost of ownership. Participants will see how the growth of natural gas...

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

PGU 301: Building the Generation Fleet of the Future

Even as the energy industry continues to evolve, the need for utility-scale electric generation is likely to persist for the foreseeable future.  While grid modernization and the commercialization of smart technologies promise significant benefits to consumers, they also complicate decision-making regarding new investments in generation...

PGU 303: Modern Boiler-Turbine Control Strategies and Tuning for Improved Ramping and Frequency Response

This course introduces thermal power plant processes and dynamics that are impacted by efforts to improve ramp rates, widen operating load ranges and provide frequency response services, and describes control strategies and tuning methods to improve ramping performance.

PGU 306: Design, Planning and Integration of Distributed Generation, Energy Storage, and Microgrid in Modernized Distribution Systems

The course covers several emerging topics related to design and applications of distributed energy resources in future and modernized distribution systems. Microgrids and energy storage systems are major focus of the course.

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

PGU 307: Natural Gas vs. Diesel for On-Site Gen-Set Operations

The purpose of this shorter (three hours), reduced price ($75) course is to provide attendees with a basic overview of the impact that fuel type has on engine operation, gen-set performance, system reliability, code acceptance, and total cost of ownership.Participants will see how the growth of natural gas generators in the market is replacing...