11/7/2006 12:00 AM
The Texas Engineering Extension Service and the Southwest Electrical Metering Association (SWEMA) hosted the Annual Utility Electrical Metering School Oct. 30 – Nov. 3, teaching 165 students the latest in electrical metering technologies.
The school featured five days of classes including Introduction to Electrical Metering, Advanced Electrical Metering, Complex Electrical Metering Technology, Diversified Electrical Metering Technology, and the new National Generation/Transmission Metering course.
Students range from those who have recently entered the metering industry to advanced technicians wishing to stay abreast of the latest trade technologies and advancements. Although students who attend are primarily from Texas, this year’s school also included participants from California, Kansas, Missouri and even the Bahamas.
In addition to the school, numerous electric power industry venders were on site to allow participants to view the latest technologies and developments in the electrical metering field.
TEEX, a member of The Texas A&M University System, offers hands-on, customized training, technical assistance and emergency response services impacting Texas and beyond. Agency programs include fire services, homeland security, public safety and security, public works, safety and health, search and rescue and economic solutions.