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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.

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

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Course Outline/Topics

Friday, Oct. 5, 8am-Noon

Discussions will include the following 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

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This program can be applied toward the:

Power Systems Spring Combo
$1395 (Save $290.00) - Register for Introduction to the Cost of Electrical Power at Generator Stations, Introduction to the Cost of Power at Customer Meter Bases and Understanding Power System Design & Operation. Registration Deadline: April 28, 2014.

Fri., May 2
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education (Click link for directions)
Instructor: Anthony F. Sleva, P.E., Adjunct Faculty
Fee: $195
CEUs: 0.4/PDHs: 4
Program No. 4830-6052
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  Related Courses  
Understanding Power System Design & Operation
Introduction to the Cost of Electrical Power at Generator Stations
For more information, contact:
Murali Vedula,, 414-227-3121
Marcia Gabriel,, 414-227-3378


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