“An Introduction to Large Thermal Power Generation Plants,” a 3-day course designed to provide useful knowledge to those interested in energy, electric power generation, and the basics of fossil power production, is being presented by Williamson College of the Trades, in Media, Pa., from July 12-14.

The course will include tours of three local power plants and Williamson’s Energy Island, to expose participants to the “real world” of power generation, and classroom sessions at Williamson.

The course is nontechnical for business, finance, and energy professionals, as well as engineers, managers, and technicians employed by suppliers of equipment for the electric utility industry, and new utility and IPP employees.

The instructors bring a wealth of experience in thermal power generation with worldwide reputations. The lead instructor is Richard F. Storm, PE, president (retired), of Storm Technologies, Inc., Albemarle, N.C., and other instructors include Williamson power plant technology instructors and alumni from the power industry.

The cost is $1,000 per participant. For more information, contact Richard Storm at 704-796-6800 or richard.storm@stormeng.com. For complete course information and to register, go to this link: https://www.williamson.edu/2016/04/introduction-to-large-thermal-power-generation-plants-july-12-14/.

Williamson College of the Trades is located at 106 S. New Middletown Roads, Media, Pa., about 15 southwest of Philadelphia.

Williamson is known as “Your Partner in Workforce Development” and since its founding in 1888, has been meeting its mission of preparing deserving young men to be useful and respected members of society. It does this by providing students a 3-year, tuition-free academic, trade, technical, moral, and religious education in a living environment based on the Judeo-Christian perspective that fosters the values of faith, integrity, diligence, excellence, and service, the school’s core values.