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9200 Blackout 2003: A Lesson in Emergency Preparedness New

Course Description

2003 U. S. Eastern Area Blackout
I. Getting Started
A. Purpose of This Training
B. Learning Objectives
C. Training Methods and Measurements.

II. The 2003 Blackout
An overview of events
(1) Pre – disturbance
(2) Cascading Events and Timetable
B. Root Causes of the blackout
C. How it Might Have Been Prevented or Limited in Scope

III. Completion Exercise
This course is prepared to provide a summary review of the U.S. Eastern area blackout that occurred on August 14, 2003. The learning objectives are for (a) the training familiarization with the root causes of this cascading occurrence; (B) review of restoration techniques; and (c) building of emergency preparedness skill sets.
The review of any grid disturbance is conducted in order to learn from the event in order to enhance our emergency preparedness. It is important to learn from the past, but also to recognize the great value and daily contribution of our grid operations personnel.

There will be a completion exercise to measure the effectiveness of this training module and to provide a feed – back for your evaluation of the training module.



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