PESTC: Basic Power System Protection (EEP211)

Through this unit, participants will gain a firm understanding of the basics of power system protection.

Your expert facilitator Shane Kerr

Shane Kerr has 30 years’ experience in the electricity supply industry, starting his career in 1987 with the South East Queensland Electricity Board (SEQEB) as an apprentice electrical fitter and mechanic. Since qualifying, he has held a number of different positions within SEQEB and Energex. Graduating in 2002 with a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Queensland University of Technology, Shane has extensive experience in substation maintenance, construction and testing, substation design, protection system design, protection relay settings and network operations including fault investigations and protection system performance. Shane is currently the Electrical Engineering Manager for PSC Australia leading the electrical engineering team based in Brisbane. Prior to Shane taking up this role in February 2018 he held positions with Energy Queensland including Manager of Network Control at Energex, Network Operations Planning manager, Protection Engineering Manager and Principal Engineer Concept Design at Energex. Shane is currently a member of the GIGRE B5 panel for protection and control, and is also a part time lecturer at the Queensland University of Technology.

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