What We Do

Introduction

Building Knowledge Parity:  Through our capability building programs and best practice sharing, we lead in driving the learning and collaborative efforts of the power industry, bringing together the government, energy players and academic sectors to a common understanding of energy issues.

Future Proofing the Power Industry:  We conduct programs that will steer innovation in the energy landscape by means of offering learning from global benchmarks and from mature markets.

Our Programs

DESIGN ENGINEERING FOR INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL FACILITIES 
Our training programs are designed to transfer the skills and knowledge necessary for your people to maximize the efficiency of your equipment and minimize the costs of misuse and damages, not to mention the opportunity losses to your business.
Introduction to Design and Construction Standards for Electric Service

This course introduces the participants to the basic design and construction standards on electric facility for industrial and commercial industries. This may involve – (1) overhead distribution, (2) underground distribution, (3) overhead sub-transmission, and (4) substation.

Who Should Attend: Design/Staff Engineers, Technical Service Personnel, Customer Service Representatives and Line Supervisors

Duration: 4 days
Customer Service Standards for Electric Utilities

This course discusses the complete set of Customer Service Standards for distribution utilities based on the Philippine Electrical Code and regulatory requirements to ensure a common approach in design, execution, performance and quality standards for reliable and safe electric service connection.

Who should attend: Design/Staff Engineers, Technical Service Personnel, Line Supervisors and Customer Service  

Duration: 2 days
Local Power System Stability and Power Flow Analysis

This course focuses on the study of localized distribution network or microgrid with customer embedded generators with particular emphasis on the study of network behavior under steady-state and disturbance conditions. Where applicable, numerical examples are used to reinforce the course materials covered. Incorporated in the discussions are inputs from local and international cases.

Who Should Attend: Electric Utility Design Engineers, Supervisors, System Planners and Technical Staff

Duration: 2 days
Power Quality

This course illustrates the theories and principles of power quality in a utility or large customer facility setting and their impact on the reliability and efficiency of the system. Incorporated in the discussions are inputs from International Standards (NEC, NEMA, ANSI, IEC Standards, IEEE Recommended Practices, etc.), PDC, PEC, IEEE publications with actual cases.

Who Should Attend: Design/Staff Engineers, Technical Service Personnel, Facilities Supervisors, Maintenance Engineers and Staff

Duration: 2 days
 
ELECTRIC SYSTEM DESIGN AND ENGINEERING
Our Meralco engineers will share both their technical expertise and practical tips honed by many years of on-the-job experience in planning, designing, maintaining and operating the Philippine's largest and most powerful substations.
Substation Physical Design

This course discusses the basis and criteria for substation design, typical facility standards, various bus configurations and actual physical design based on various geographical and technical factors.

Who Should Attend: Electric Utility Design Engineers, Supervisors, System Planners and Technical Staff

Duration: 4 days
Substation System Protection and Relaying

This course discusses the system protection imperatives from the business and technical standpoint, the various types of system disturbances, failures and their implications, protective relaying, equipment protection, protection coordination and control following industry standards and best practices.

Who Should Attend: Electric Utility Design Engineers, Supervisors, System Planners and Technical Staff

Duration: 4 days
Line Design Engineering

This course covers the basic concepts and principles in the design of distribution lines based on source and load centers, terrain, voltage drop and regulation, distribution transformer sizing/loading, fuse rating and other protection, conductor sizing, sag and tension, pole loading and mechanical support. This will also consider local standards and the PEC code, industry regulations and other requirements.

Who Should Attend: Electric Utility Design Engineers, Supervisors, System Planners and Technical Staff

Duration: 5 days
Power System Analysis, Modeling and Load Flow

This course provides in-depth study of Power System Modeling, Short Circuit Calculations and Load Flow. This will include discussions on short circuit and fault analysis, per unit calculations,           symmetrical components and load flow analysis using mathematical model and computer software. A must for electric system or network planning and design in order to ensure reliable and stable network systems

Who Should Attend: Electric Utility Design Engineers, Supervisors, System Planners and Technical Staff

Duration: 7 days
 
SAFETY MANAGEMENT
A safe workplace is a productive workplace. Our programs will increase the safety awareness of your people, start conversations on the benefits to your human resources and measure the financial impact to your organization.
Basic Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Technical/Engineering Personnel

The course will expound on the importance of safety in the workplace, factors that lead to accidents and work related illnesses. This will also involve preparation of a comprehensive checklist for effective safety inspections, effective methods for accident investigations and a complete outline of safety and health program.

Who Should Attend: Applicable to all personnel in a company

Duration: 5 days
Electrical Safety in Power Distribution

This course provides comprehensive lectures on all aspects of electrical safety particularly in the construction and maintenance activities within distribution facilities with emphasis on local safety rules, best practices and lessons learned from a utility

Who Should Attend: Construction and Maintenance Engineers, Safety Practitioners, Line Supervisors, Operations Head, Foremen and Technical Staff

Duration: 1 day
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THE FUTURE OF POWER AND ENERGY
The energy landscape continues to change and advance at a rapid pace. Emerging technologies and innovation will provide more efficiencies, complexities and will require new competences for sustainability and energy security in the future. Our programs will bring international experts to offer global perspectives on new technologies and models.
Overview of SmartGrid Models and Technology

This course covers the entire ecosystem of smartgrid network, common models, various technologies adopted by different countries, including their experiences. The course will also cover the roadmap to a full smartgrid network, implementation issues, the roles of stakeholders and the critical success factors.

Who Should Attend: Electric Utility Design Engineers, Supervisors, System Planners and Technical Staff

Duration: 1 day
Solar PV Bootcamp

This 5 day comprehensive training will cover how solar photovoltaic (PV) systems work, how they are designed, how to predict output of a system, and how systems are installed. The program will cover the fundamentals of PV and interrelation of voltage, current, power and energy (which is very different from the conventional electric systems). Discussions will include economics and expected payback period of PV installations. Participants will determine how to calculate for variables, such as roof slope, weather patterns, shading, tilt angles, and temperature effects on voltage and equipment variables.

Who Should Attend: Solar installers, contractors, project managers, engineers, electricians, quality inspectors, technical support crew and customer service professionals in the solar energy industry.

Duration: 5 days
Advanced Solar PV Bootcamp

This 5 day comprehensive training will cover advanced design and techniques for industrial, commercial and utility grade level of solar PV.  It will also focus on sample design plans, system protection and coordination, environmental/site installation and structure consideration, operation and maintenance for the efficient and long term reliability and safety of the solar PV system.

Who Should Attend: Large commercial solar installers, contractors, project managers, engineers, quality inspectors and technical support service professionals in the solar energy industry.  

Duration: 5 days
 
POWER ENGINEERING AND UTILITY MANAGEMENT
These courses feature learning programs on critical functions for distribution and engineering professionals. The power and electricity business operates amidst a unique environment of high regulation, complex financial requirements, changing technology and increasing customer expectations. We bring in our own line of Meralco experts and our global learning partners to help you navigate this complex business.
Project Finance and Economics

This course will provide thorough knowledge, tools and techniques critical to the establishment of project finance, cash flow models, appropriate financial structures, market funding, associated risk and pricing points.  The course will involve several case examples, modelling tools and workshops to facilitate knowledge transfer from global experts

Who Should Attend: Program and Project Managers, Financial Staff

Duration: 4 days
Power Contracting in a Competitive Market

This course will provide the participants a thorough understanding of the various types of power purchase agreements, its structure, pricing, risks, provisioning and lessons learned under competitive and mature markets. A must to those seek to have strategic advantage in the volatile and uncertain energy market

Who Should Attend: Project/ Program Managers, Finance Officers, Business Devt Managers, Energy Professionals, Purchasing Officers, Risk Officers, Corporate Lawyers from Generation companies, Distribution Utilities and Retail Electricity Suppliers

Duration: 3 days
Total Quality Management

The course will expound on the Total Quality Management (TQM) principles, the PDC Cycle (Plan, Do, Check, Act) and its alignment to ISO discipline. This course will also cover the use of TQM tools to facilitate problem analysis and critical thinking; the development of plans, programs and support system towards the continuous improvement of an area or system and its sustainability

Who Should Attend: Quality Assurance Managers, Supervisors and Line Heads

Duration: 5 days
Project Management for Engineers

This course will describe the methodology and global best practices on project management using the PMI’s Project Management Book of Knowledge. Focus will be on the five major processes, ten knowledge areas, tools and techniques including sample cases. The course will present the projects as integral to the business program or portfolio and aligned to company strategies, goals and scorecard.

Who Should Attend: Program and Project Managers, Project Analysts 

Duration: 3 days 
Strategic Business Analysis

This course will expound on the principles, tools and techniques used for analyzing the organization’s performance following its vision, mission, strategies, goals, processes and systems vis a vis outcome and will identify appropriate solutions towards improvement. The course will utilize the global methodology of IIBA’s Business Analyst Book of Knowledge, coupled with various case studies and workshops 

Who Should Attend: Program and Project Managers, Project Analysts

Duration: 2 days
Energy Efficiency and ISO 50001

This 3 day comprehensive training will discuss the business case, key concepts, process, method and approach in establishing an energy efficiency program in a target company following the standard provisions under ISO 50001. This will be complemented with sample cases, exercises and workshop from stakeholders commitment, energy policy, energy planning, implementation, monitoring and management reviews using the PDCA cycle. Identification of significant energy use, performance indicator and opportunities shall likewise be covered under this module.

Who Should Attend: Program managers, facility managers, business leaders, operations manager, finance officer and management staff

Duration: 3 days  
 
GLOBAL LINEMAN SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 
Our skills-based and competency-based lineman program offers a unique opportunity for both new entrants and experienced linemen to prepare them on all facets of the electric distribution profession. They will be trained and exposed to all kinds of work challenges to bring about the desired outcome and lineman profile.
  • Lineman Skills Training 
  • Lineman Competency Assessment
Course Description: This extensive training is divided into three (3) levels: Foundation (Basic) for new entrant; Intermediate Level for those with 2-3 years of lineman work experience and Advance Level for those with at least 3 years of lineman work experience under the intermediate level.

Who Should Attend: Electric Distribution Linemen 

Duration: 2 months 
Program Catalog

Program Calendar

CSR

We aim to influence and educate the next generation of energy professionals as it continues to drive up standards, support technical development and facilitate energy solutions through the following projects and programs:  
  • Technology Briefings and Power Fora for energy leaders and practitioners
  • Power Track Program for Engineering Colleges
  • Utility Management and Professional Development Programs for the Power industry professionals
  • Learning Summits on Green Energy, Electrical Safety and Disaster Preparedness
NOVEMBER 2017

No public program.