Testing equipment depicting a flashover

13 - 15 October 2014 | The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Ian Cotton (photo)

The 19th IET course on High Voltage Engineering and Testing (HVET) will provide an insight into the latest methods and technologies within the high voltage transmission and distribution engineering industry.


With a great focus on the basics of high voltage power systems, their individual components and fundamental aspects of high voltage testing and test techniques, HVET will continue to deliver essential engineering intelligence.


The course chairman – Professor Ian Cotton, University of Manchester


"Welcome to the 19th IET HVET course. This long established course will provide you with an understanding of the main issues involved in high voltage equipment design and allow you to interact with many of the UK experts.


We are also delighted to be hosting the course at the University of Manchester which will allow you to take part in a number of practical activities."


Find out more about this course.

There will be 15 speakers, featuring leading academics, industry experts and consultants all from the following companies:


National grid
University of Manchester
Kinectrics International Europe
University of Northumbria
Allied Insulators Group Ltd
Alstom Grid
EA Technology
Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult



Find out about the programme.

All engineers involved or potentially involved with high voltage engineering from organisations such as generating companies, regional electricity companies, renewable energy groups, consultants, industries with their own generation capacity, academics, researchers and manufacturers.


If you or your organisation are looking to gain an industry update on the current developments in HV transmission and distribution engineering, equipment design and testing techniques, then this event is for you.


Find out about registration.


This conference can count towards your CPD requirements. You'll earn 18 hours of CPD.


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