A SEPA Bootcamp

Electric System Fundamentals
3-Part Course

Seven hours of live learning with a top-rate instructor that will provide critical understanding and professional development.

Please note the March 8 – 10 course is sold out, but registration is open for June 21 – 23. 

June 21, 2022 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:20 p.m. ET

How the electric grid and energy markets function

Discuss the basics of electric power delivery, energy markets and the key drivers for change

June 22, 2022 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:20 p.m. ET

Address the challenges related to decarbonizing the grid

Explain challenges related to changes in the supply and demand mix, integration of renewables, and the advent of energy storage



June 23, 2022 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:20 p.m. ET

Planning for the future

Review cutting edge business cases in the U.S. and overseas that may point the way to a cleaner and more efficient grid, and discuss prospects for emerging technologies including long-duration energy storage, hydrogen modular nuclear and fusion

3 days. 7 hours. 50 seats available.

Only 50 seats are available, first-come-first-serve, to ensure an interactive environment.

This three day SEPA Bootcamp dives into the essential pieces of the electric grid, energy markets, the challenges to a carbon-free future and the “electrification of everything.” This course will benefit both professionals newer to the electric industry and those wanting a deeper understanding into the future of the system. Download the full course outline (PDF).

Attendees will:

  • Review the typical dispatch resource stack – and what gets called upon when
  • Detail the challenges of decarbonization and evolving the generation fleet
  • Review the challenges for the ‘electrification of everything’
More learning outcomes

  • Understand the differences between regulated and restructured markets and how they work
  • Differentiate between generation assets, products and services (capacity, grid balancing, energy)
  • Discuss the integration of renewable energy and the growing role for energy storage
  • Differentiate between variability and co-variance
  • Understand the tension between centralized and distributed resources, related coordination challenges and architectures
  • Explore a possible roadmap for the evolution of the grid and where we will be in the near-future

Meet Your Instructor

Your instructor is Peter Kelly-Detwiler, a strategist and communicator on the rapid pace of transformation to a sustainable energy economy with over 300 articles published on Forbes.com.

Peter Kelly-Detwiler

Co-founder, NorthBridge Energy Partners, LLC

Peter Kelly-Detwiler

Peter Kelly-Detwiler has 30 years of experience in the electric energy arena, with much of his career in various areas of competitive power markets.  He’s a former SVP at Constellation Energy, having run their Demand Response Group.  He’s currently a strategist and communicator in the electric industry, focused on the rapid pace of transformation to a sustainable energy economy.  Peter has written over 300 pieces on the topic for Forbes.com and other publications.  He offers numerous keynotes and workshops on a wide range of topics, from offshore wind to batteries to the drivers of technological change.  He provides strategic advice to clients and investors, helping them to navigate this transitional period.

He is the author of a book on the transformation of electric power markets called “The Energy Switch,” published by Prometheus Books, 2021.

Find all of the 2022 SEPA Bootcamps by downloading this flyer. 

Lowell Watros

“Great fast-paced course that took my understanding of DERs to a higher, more productive level”

- Lowell Watros, Project Coordinator, GridSME

Nirel Gramage

“I attended the SEPA DER Bootcamp and learned a ton! Thanks so much for teaching the material in a fun and engaging way, with lots of great, relatable examples”

- Nirel Gramage, Product Manager, Data, Energy Hub


Best Value! Up to five live seats and unlimited on-demand registrations.
Member/Non: $1,500/$2,200
Member/Non: $349/$425