The Texas Institute is pleased to announce its Electricity and Smart Grid Fundamentals Training Seminar on Thursday, August 25th in Dallas, TX and on Tuesday, August 30th in Austin. Understanding the complex and dynamic electric industry requires specialized training led by industry experts. The Texas Institute provides comprehensive, expert-led training programs designed to help everyone from new hires to veterans learn about the industry and successfully apply the knowledge in their careers. Please click here to view program details as a PDF.


Dallas Seminar Details

Date: August 25, 2011
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Maggiano's Little Italy
205 North Park Center
Dallas, TX 75225

Austin Seminar Details
Date: August 30, 2011
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: TBD

*The syllabus for both Dallas and Austin seminars will be the same 

 Syllabus Overview

9:00 Welcome and Introductions
9:15 Electricity Basics - Fuel Basics - History of Deregulation - ERCOT
Wholesale Market: Basics & Performance
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Renewables - Federal Policy - Nodal Pricing System - Smart Grid - Cyber Security
3:30 Q&A

The seminar will be taught by Former ERCOT Board Chair, Mark Armentrout. Please click here to read his bio.