Online Seminars

Reactive Power and Voltage Regulation in Power Systems - 80 Minutes

On-Demand Recording ‐ Available Now! (72 hour access)

How These Online Seminars Work

This course presents an overview of modern practices in raising efficiency of power systems  through reactive power and voltage regulation.

This proven online seminar features the same material used in the popular PGS in-person classroom training program. Register today and join the over 10,000 energy professionals who have already benefited from an in-depth PGS seminar.

What You Will Learn

  • List the goals of utility companies
  • Describe the power system structure and its main components
  • List typical power system voltages
  • Justify voltage transformation
  • Explain the reasons for reactive power regulation
  • Draw the power  triangle
  • Describe what the power factor is and why we need to increase it
  • Size and design a shunt capacitor bank for a specific power factor increase
  • Describe where shunt capacitors may be located and what equipment is used for their switching
  • Explain when shunt reactors may be used in power systems
  • Describe the mission of voltage regulation and means used to perform it
  • Explain what voltage levels should be provided for customer loads
  • For a specific limits of secondary voltage select a no-load taps on a primary side of transformer


Who Should Attend this Seminar

This seminar will benefit  any engineering, management and educational professionals looking to expand their knowledge and experience in reactive power and voltage regulation:

  • Electrical engineers and designers
  • Colleges and universities faculty
  • Construction professionals
  • Utility company project management personnel

Prerequisites and Advance Preparation

This fundamental level group live seminar has no prerequisites. No advance preparation is required before the seminar.

Why Choose PGS?

PGS seminars are known for their clear explanations and in-depth content. Register for a PGS class today, and join the over 10,000 energy professionals who have already attended one of PGS's proven programs.


Boris Shvartsberg, Ph.D., P.E., P.M.P.

Dr. Shvartsberg is an engineering and project management professional with more than 40 years of practical experience in managing and supervising of highly complicated technical projects for utility companies in USA and Latvia. He has an extensive teaching experience in the European and US colleges and universities. Mr. Shvartsberg is an author of more than 25 publications on electrical engineering and project management subjects. He made numerous successful presentations at International conferences and symposiums. 

Seminar Price

$179 for the first attendee, $99 for the second attendee, and $49 for each attendee thereafter
for either the live or on-demand version of this seminar.

Payment and Cancellations

Payment is required prior to seminar attendance. Payment can be made by Visa, Master Card, or American Express. Seminar purchases will be charged to your credit card at the time of registration unless other arrangements have been made.

Live seminar registrations can be cancelled for a full refund up to 5:00 PM (U.S. Eastern Time) two (2) business days before the scheduled seminar date. For example if the live seminar is on Thursday then the cancellation would need to occur by 5:00 PM Eastern Time on the Tuesday before the seminar. No refunds will be made thereafter, but a streamed recording of the live seminar can be provided. Attendee substitutions may be made at any time. 

Due to the nature of a recorded event, no refunds can be made for on-demand recorded seminars. For more information on PGS policies regarding administrative matters and complaint resolution, please contact our offices at (440) 853-1038.

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