PUI: Underground Distribution System Designs & Layouts

This event was canceled.
Starts:  Oct 22, 2019 8:30 AM (ET)
Ends:  Oct 24, 2019 12:00 PM (ET)

Who Should Attend:

This 2 1/2 day course is designed for engineers and technicians who are new to the power industry. It is also appropriate for those who are cross-training within a utility with a limited background in underground distributions systems.

Students should have an understanding of electric system equipment before attending this class.


The course reviews the design, layout and requirements for engineering an underground distribution system. Some topics that will be covered include: Supply Configuration, Design Criteria, System Constraints, Customer Requirements, and Design Applications. 

The curriculum includes course work and homework to ensure opportunities to apply the concepts presented during class.

Upon completion of this course, participants will have the skills to design and layout an underground distribution urban and URD system. Participants will also gain an awareness of applying industry codes and standards (NESC, NEC, OSHA).

Students are asked to bring their company’s standards for URD and Commercial Design with them to the class.


The course is instructed by experienced utility professionals possessing a solid background in utility power systems and operations:

  • Matt Scully, P.E., Civil/Design Engineer, The United Illuminating Co./AVANGRID.  BS in Civil Engineering, University of New Haven.
  • Nate Sherwood, P.E., Senior Design Engineer, Unitil Service Corporation. BS in Electrical Engineering, University of Maine.
  • Carlton Sutherland, Customer Lead Engineer, The United Illuminating Co./AVANGRID. Associate in Electrical Engineering, Greater New Haven State Technical College.


Member Type Tuition Rate
Host: $600
Members: $695
Non-Members: $1,250


To register for this course please click the "Register" button below.

register.jpegSpace is limited and registrations are accepted on a first-requested, first-honored basis. Cancellations are accepted up to two weeks prior to the start of the course.  Substitutions may be made at any time



Agenda & Syllabus

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact ECNE at (603) 626-4602.


United Illuminating
100 Marsh Hill Road
Orange, CT 06477
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(603) 626-4602