Educational Opportunities During the EGSA Spring Conference

Microgrid 101: Combining Multiple Power Sources for Maximum Efficiency and Uptime

Speaker Brian Ponstein will introduce the topic of microgrids as well as discuss commonly used power generation technologies and the circumstances that make microgrids an ideal energy solution. This course will provide examples of successful microgrid projects from around the world, highlighting the unique attributes of each project. It will also identify best practices to consider when evaluating and planning a potential project. 


Attendees of this session will:
  • Receive an overview of microgrids
  • Understand common power generation technologies used in microgrids
  • Discover examples of successful installations from around the world
  • Identify best practices when evaluating and planning a potential microgrid project

Price: $25


Microgrid 201: Integrating Renewables and Battery Storage Into Your Power Solutions

This presentation is designed to educate energy professionals regarding microgrid and distributed generation projects incorporating battery storage with multiple energy uses, including renewables. During this presentation, Speaker Brian Ponstein will discuss the unique benefits and challenges of incorporating battery storage solutions into a microgrid and provide real-world examples of successful projects, including lessons learned and best practices identified.



Attendees of this session will:
  • Receive an introduction to energy storage solutions
  • Understand common benefits and challenges of energy storage
  • Discover examples of successful, real-world installations
  • Identify lessons learned and best practices for successful energy storage

Price: $25


Microgrid 301: Tying Multiple Power Systems Together With Intelligent Controls

This presentation is designed to educate energy professionals regarding microgrid and distributed generation projects using intelligent control systems. During the presentation, speaker Brain Ponstein will discuss consideration factors commonly used to evaluate intelligent automation systems, including monitoring and power resource control capabilities and impact on system reliability and sustainability. This course will highlight the benefits of digital simulation capabilities, in which real-world applications are modeled and analyzed to determine the most economic deployment of energy-producing assets.



Attendees of this session will:

  • Receive an introduction to intelligent automation systems
  • Understand common consideration factors, including monitoring and power resource control capability and system impact on reliability and sustainability
  • Discover the benefits of digital simulations to model real-world applications and determine optimal configuration of energy-producing assets
  • Price: $25

    On-Site Power Generation: A Comprehensive Guide to On-Site Power, 5th edition

    EGSA Reference BookFor your convenience, you may also purchase "On-Site Power Generation: A Comprehensive Guide to On-Site Power" for an additional $186 and save $20 in shipping and handling. 

    The Fifth Edition is widely regarded by On-Site Power Professionals as the "bible" of the On-Site Power Industry. In fact, EGSA's "Comprehensive Guide to On-Site Power" is so highly regarded and widely recognized that a number of technical schools that offer On-Site Power Generation courses have adopted this guide as the basis of their curricula.

    Note: Purchasing the book is not required to attend any of the above classes

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    Advanced registration is highly recommended so that we can ensure we have enough handouts and seating available for all attendees. To register for the class or the conference, please click here.