An Introduction to the options for Power Generation

Course Overview

This course is for technical and non-technical personnel working in the power sector of the energy industry who require a balanced view of the practical options available for electrical generation.

On completion of this course you will have an understanding of the various generation options available in the current economic and environmentally conscious climate.

Course details

Duration
5.0 days
Capacity
10 people
Price
£1205.00
Course Location
Ratcliffe-on-Soar (Nottingham)
Next available course date
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Course Content

The options for power generation is taught through class room delivery and covers the following topics:

  • The UK Electricity Supply Industry
  • The electricity market today
  • Environmental considerations (UK and Globally)
  • Economics and plant choice
  • Government’s role
  • The economics of a power station
  • Ranking the options
  • Thermodynamics
  • Coal fired and Gas fired Power Plants
  • Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT)
  • Plant operation and maintenance
  • Nuclear Power Plants
  • Future trends in the UK
  • Fission
  • Wind power (case study)
  • Combined Heat and Power
  • Biomass Plants
  • Wave and Tidal energy
  • Hydro Power Plants
  • Solar Power
  • Geothermal energy
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