The 43ⁿᵈ Annual Electric Power and Metering School will be held at the The Mill Conference Center located in Starkville, MS.
Lodging is available at the Courtyard Marriott, Hampton Inn or other facilities near the campus.
This school provides an opportunity for the electric utility community to gather, learn and discuss metering, testing, apparatus and relaying, and industry trends.
The school is open to anyone interested and involved in these areas. The modules are tailored to instruct utility professionals at all levels of experience.
43rd Annual Mississipp Power and Meter School
February 19-22, 2024
Student One Day: $175
Displaying Exhibitor: $700
Additional Exhibitor: $175
The school will be held in the at the mill Conference center, located just across highway 12 from the Mississippi State university campus.
The school is designed to meet the needs of all level employees of cooperative, municipal, and investor-owned utilities, as well as industrial customers.
Meter I - Designed as a starting point for electricity metering.Includes basic electricity and math, single phase metering fundamentals, demand metering, and basic code requirements.
Meter II -Mathematics for three-phase networks, three-phase meter theory/phasors, instrument transformer and connection fundamentals, four quadrant metering, and metering communications.
Meter Testing – Meter testing overview, testing safety, hands on testing for single and polyphase metering.
Meter Programming – Presented by meter manufacturers provides an overview of their meter functionality and configuration software.
Apparatus – Classes in system protection, voltage regulator, and capacitor applications.Also discussed are fundamentals of overvoltage protection, protective grounding, and substation code requirements.
Industry Trends – Designed as an engineering management, topics include presentations on EVs,leveraging distributed intelligence in AMI meters, cyber security basics, lessons learned during extreme weather load curtailment, and more.
Mississippi State University is located in the north central part of Mississippi adjacent to Starkville, MS and just off the intersections of US Highways 82 and 25.
The nearest airport is Golden Triangle Regional located about 15 miles from campus and served by Delta.
Other airports are Jackson (125 miles), Birmingham (143 miles), or Memphis (161 miles).
The Colvard Student Union is located at 198 Lee Boulevard, Starkville, MS39760.