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Welcome to the Electric Power Training Center. We are devoted to providing the highest quality power system operations training. Our courses are designed for a wide range of audiences, from power plant operators, to dispatchers, or anyone else with an interest in learning about the principles and operation of power generation, transmission and interconnected system operations. In addition to our excellent instruction staff, we are equipped with powerful simulation tools, including the unique Miniature Power System (MPS). The MPS is a self-contained, fully operational power system simulator with over 40 full-size panels of operator controls. It includes three generators, a wind farm, four substations, many hundreds of miles of transmission lines, a dispatch center, and a variety of loads spread throughout the system.
Click here to see a comprehensive Flash demonstration of the MPS.
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2014 Fall Protection Symposium and Roundtable - July 8-9, 2014

Western Area Power Administration is hosting a Fall Protection Symposium and Roundtable to discuss the newly released Occupational Health and Safety Administration regulations for fall protection.  At this summit, utilities from across North America will share their current fall protection programs together, brainstorm and share techniques, processes and procedures that will help utilities meet the new standards and better protect our electric workers from dangerous falls.  Attendees will hear presentations by utilities, contractors, training entities and vendors and also have plenty of time to network and interact with both their peers and presenters.

Registration for this no-cost event is ongoing.  To register, please fill out the form  2014 Fall Protection Registration.pdf   and return to or call (720) 962-7800.  Registrations will be limited to 150 people.

Agenda  2014 fall protection agenda.pdf

Event information

Dates: July 8-9, 2014

Time:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location:  Embassy Suites                                                                                                             4705 Clydesdale Parkway                                                                                                       Loveland, CO                                                                                                                                 (970) 593-6200

A block of 50 rooms at Embassy Suites has been reserved under "Fall Protection." 

This event will not be recorded, videotaped or broadcast over phone or WebEx.

Since this is a no-cost gathering, refreshments with the exception of water will not be provided.  Plan on bringing food and beverages with you or feel free to enjoy restaurants in the area.

Nearby Hotels in Loveland, CO                                                                                              (Larimar County)  NEARBY HOTELS IN LOVELAND.pdf

Waiting List
Often our classes fill to capacity, and you will therefore see a FULL note on a particular class. If the class you want happens to be FULL, please contact us to be placed on a waiting list. If there is a cancellation, chances are you can be placed into the class. If there is enough interest in a FULL class, we may schedule another class.
EPTC's Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made 45 days or more before the start of a course will be refunded in full. After this deadline, cancellations will be charged the full tuition unless a substitution for the same class is made.

If enough interest is not generated in a certain class, the EPTC reserves the right to either cancel or reschedule the training.  Please keep this in mind when booking your travel.

Classes Limited to North American Grid

At this time, EPTC classes are limited to attendees whose companies are situated in the North American Grid.

EPTC Granted NERC CEH Provider Status
The EPTC is recognized by the
North American Electric Reliability Corporation as a continuing education provider who adheres to NERC Continuing Education Program Criteria.
To view a list of the EPTC's NERC Accredited Courses click the NERC logo above or on the CEH Icon
NERC logo throughout this site.