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Protective Relaying C: Introduction to the Cost of Power at Customer Meter Bases

Learn what to consider when deriving the price of power at your customers’ meters. Discuss the many variables you’ll need to keep in mind as a designer, technician, project manager, engineer, analyst or other professional calculating these costs.

This half-day, PDH-booster course is part of a three-course group that allows you to earn 28 PDHs in just one week. Take it in combination with the three-day Protective Relaying A course, and the half-day Protective Relaying B course (also a PDH-booster) to complete the 28 PDHs. This course can also be completed individually.

Still looking for more? Enroll in our online Engineering Ethics course for two additional PDHs, bringing your total to 30 PDHs in just one week.

This course can be applied to the Electrical Engineering Certificate.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss customer types: residential, commercial and industrial
  • Identify load and operational considerations
  • Get financing insights to ensure a greater return on investment

Course Outline/Topics

Customer Type

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial

Load Considerations

  • Customer Voltage
  • Customer Load Demand
  • Customer Load Factor
  • Customer Power Factor

Operational Considerations

  • Two Line Supply
  • Interruptible Service
  • Customer Generation

Return on Investment

  • Capital Investment


  • Stocks / Dividends
  • Bonds / Interest
  • Retained Earnings
  • Depreciation
  • Taxes


  • Purchased Power
  • Losses
  • Operations
  • Maintenance
  • Labor, Overheads and Other Expenses

All sessions are Face-to-Face unless otherwise noted.

Fri., June 10, 2016


Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Anthony Sleva P.E.

Fee: $195

CEUs: 0.4, PDHs: 4

Enrollment Limit: 40

Program Number: 4840-8844

Registration Deadline: Fri., June 10, 2016

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