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Testing and certification workshop

One-day workshop 'On the merits of testing and certification'.

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Testing and certification workshop

Training Information

  • Duration:

    1 day

Electricity is the life blood of modern society. Any interruption to its supply can have a huge impact on individuals, businesses and communities. The transmission and distribution (T&D) sector, and the energy industry as a whole, must devote extensive resources to prevent and stay ahead of power supply disruptions. Will your purchased components stand up to today’s power network reality? With the world of energy undergoing significant change, it has never been more important than it is today, to minimize risk and stay ahead. To manage these risks, utilities need to ensure that the design of the power network is exact and that the T&D components in the network meet essential specifications and comply with international standards. 

KEMA Laboratories has developed a 1-day workshop for utilities; a platform where we share our knowledge on the need for testing and certification. This workshop, built on the results of 20 years of extensive testing data, reviews component failure rates and reveals how certified testing helps utilities reduce the risk of blackouts.

Subjects

  • Introduction DNV GL & KEMA Laboratories
  • Merits of testing and certification
  • Testing of high-voltage circuit breakers
  • Testing of cables and accessories
  • Testing of high-voltage power transformers
  • Discussion 

Target audience

This workshop is intended for technical managers and engineers dealing with power network design, specification, purchasing and operation. The workshop typically has 20 to 30 participants. 

Already organized at various utilities in the Middle East, Africa and Far East, we plan to conduct several workshops for 2016 also. If a utility is interested in hosting the workshop, please contact us at: contact.kemalaboratories@dnvgl.com.