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Underground Distribution Power Design Registration


What: This 2 day course introduces students to the basics of engineering design for underground distribution. The course presents some of the common reasons for designing underground power distribution, advantages and disadvantages of underground vs. overhead distribution and major factors to consider when designing for underground power. Students look at underground cable types, installation, equipment options and applications and NESC requirements for preparing underground distribution layouts. Students review single and 3-phase transformer sizing and voltage drop calculations. Instruction also includes an overview of protection devices and maintenance issues unique to underground systems. Course handbook provided.

Who should attend? Staking/Field Technicians; Distribution Line Workers; System and Line Designers; Engineers; Utility Managers; Engineering Managers; System Engineers; Line Inspection personnel; and Electric Utility Contractors.

Hours: 14 CEUs, 1.4 (PDHs 14)

When: November 6-7, 2018

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Where: VMDAEC Headquarters

Hotels: Please refer to the 2018 Corporate Guest Room Rate Directory for discounted guest room rates negotiated by the Association. Many hotels offer a complimentary breakfast to overnight guests. When making your reservation, please refer to the booking code in order to receive the best possible rate.

Meals for facilitator-led classes: A catered lunch will be provided. Snacks and beverages will be offered throughout each day.

Registration Fee - Cooperatives will be billed following the seminar.

  • VMDAEC Members: $1,000 per person
  • VMDAEC Non-Members: $1,100 per person


This registration form can be used to register up to five employees. Please submit a new registration form for any additional employees.

Questions?  Contact Brandon Burton at [email protected].


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