Corps Dam on Ohio River

Hydropower 101 and FERC Hydropower 101 Training- Denver CO, Feb 7-8, 2017

  • New Cumberland Locks & Dam on Ohio River
  • Grand Coulee Dam

Hydropower 101

February 8, 2017 | Denver, CO

 As a speaker at EUCI's upcoming FERC Hydropower 101, I would like to extend a 10% discount* off the registration price to you and your colleagues.

Use Discount Code: HYSPK 
When Registering
 

This course will present a basic overview of hydropower operations, including: how hydropower works, project types and definitions, and benefits and challenges associated with hydropower. Attendees will learn about hydropower development in North America and throughout the world. They will discuss the costs associated with hydropower. Our expert speaker will discuss engineering considerations, including: flood control, irrigation, navigation, fish passage, entrainment mortality, in-stream flows, water quality, ramping rate, recreation, and dam safety. Attendees will receive an overview of hydropower relicensing. They will discuss the EPA’s Clean Power Plan.

Key Takeaways Include:

  • Define water power
  • Examine project types and definitions
  • Discuss how hydropower works
  • Identify the costs associated with hydropower
  • Describe hydropower development in North America and throughout the world
  • Examine the regulatory considerations
  • Analyze the benefits and challenges of hydropower
  • Review engineering considerations associated with hydropower, including: flood control, irrigation, navigation, fish passage and entrainment mortality, in-stream flows, water quality, ramping rate, recreation, dam safety
  • Discuss hydropower relicensing
  • Explain the value of hydropower in a changing electricity market
  • Review EPA’s Clean Power Plan

 Who Should Attend?:

  • Commodity analysts, water resources specialists, engineers and attorneys with new hydropower responsbilities or who need a refresher course
  • Consultants, investors and government staff new to hydropower
  • State and federal agencies staff and regulators who review proposed hydropower projects
  • New Congressional and Administration staff

 * Please note that this discount cannot be combined with others such as the 4th free discount. Discount may be applied to new registrations only.

** Travel Budget Tight? We can come to your office. Call EUCI at 1-303-770-8800 and ask for Ms. Erin Burber.

 FERC Hydropower 101

February 7, 2017 | Denver, CO

 As a speaker at EUCI's upcoming FERC Hydropower 101, I would like to extend a 10% discount* off the registration price to you and your colleagues.

Use Discount Code: FHSPK 
When Registering
 

This course will present an overview of FERC as it relates to hydropower. Attendees will learn about the FERC regulation process from start to finish. They will gain in-depth knowledge about licensing, including: terms and conditions, traditional licensing, Integrated Licensing Process (ILP), and Alternative Licensing Process (ALP). Our expert instructor, who spent 30 years at FERC as a Manager and Sr. Energy Industry Analyst, will explain how to use FERC’s NEPA EAs and EISs for state and other federal agency permit issuances. He will discuss settlements with FERC and review license compliance for the next 30-50 years. Attendees will leave with an understanding of FERC hydropower fundamentals.

Key Takeaways Include:

  • Describe the FERC regulation process from start to finish
  • Distinguish between FERC and other federal and state regulators
  • Examine hydropower’s current and new role in electricity markets
  • Identify the major parts of FERC regulation, including licensing, compliance and dam safety
  • Apply structural design fundamentals for latticed self-supporting towers
  • Explain special programs
  • Identify FERC’s staff’s role in the licensing process and to the Commission
  • Discuss the Integrated Licensing Process (ILP)
  • Describe the Alternative Licensing Process (ALP)
  • Explain how to use FERC’s NEPA EAs and EISs for state and other federal agency permit issuances
  • Review license compliance for the next 30-50 years

Who Should Attend?

  • Engineers and professionals from the Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation, and TVA who need an understanding of the FERC hydrpower licensing process for installing hydropower at federal dams
  • State and federal agencies staff and regulators who review proposed hydropower projects
  • New Congressional staff
  • Attorneys, investors and commodity analysts new to FERC hydropower licensing
  • New Congressional and administration staff 

* Please note that this discount cannot be combined with others such as the 4th free discount. Discount may be applied to new registrations only.

** Travel Budget Tight? We can come to your office. Call EUCI at 1-303-770-8800 and ask for Ms. Erin Burber.