RMB's most popular training package is a comprehensive, 3-day CEMS Users Training Program which addresses Acid Rain, NSPS and MATS Rule CEM requirements that are applicable to the electric utility industry. This training package is offered twice per year (Spring and Fall) near our home office in Raleigh, NC.  The training is presented by RMB's CEM experts including:  Ralph Roberson, Steve Norfleet, Dru Sanders, Jack Martin, Mike O'Connell, Rob Barton, Robert Bivens, William Roberson, and Bethany White.  NOTE: While this comprehensive training program is offered at in Raleigh, NC, it can be specifically structured to meet an individual company's needs and performed at the client's site.  Please contact RMB for more details.


RMB's CEMS TRAINING COURSE -Spring 2020


March 24-26, 2020

Registration Now Open

Embassy Suites (Brier Creek)

Raleigh, North Carolina


The training program is conducted in a classroom presentation format that includes updates on the Acid Rain Program and other regulatory issues of interest to electric utilities and other industries using CEMS. The focus of the course will be on CEM fundamentals and how to successfully administer Part 75 and Part 60 CEMS QA/QC programs.  In addition, compliance requirements of the EGU MATS Rule will be covered. The following agenda presents the specific topics covered in this training program.   Current registration and hotel accomodation information has been updated and is available.  Click here to download a copy of the training brochure and registration


Previous CEMS Training Course Participants Comments

RMB's previous CEMS Users Training Programs are always very well received by the electric utility and industry CEMS users attending. Participants typically include power plant environmental personnel and instrument technicians. We have also had Designated Representatives, attorneys, and environmental regulators attend. Select comments from the participant's "Course Assessment Surveys" were:


  • "This course was one of the best organized and informative from a practical standpoint. The book (course manual) is much appreciated and useful"
  • "I enjoyed and benefited from the training. I've recommended it for others in my company"
  • "Good mix of information presented - some highly technical and some more basic. It all worked for me and was well worth my time"
  • "Well organized course and appeared well practiced. Instructors have excellent knowledge of the subjects"
  • "I thought the course content was of good quality and I would recommend the course to others involved in CEMS programs with the electric utility industry"
  • "Very good class. I will recommend this course"

Cost and Registration Information

The cost for the 3-day training program is $1,399.  Payment may be made by check or credit card.  The total cost includes a $250 non-refundable registration fee, tuition, an extensive workshop training manual including current regulatory material, coffee breaks, and three lunches. Note: this does not include travel costs or hotel accommodations.  For more information on host site accommodations, please click the following link: Spring 2020 Session Hotel Accommodations

Click here to download a copy of the training brochure and registration. Make your reservations early. Attendance will be limited so that everyone will have an opportunity to fully participate. Further information may be obtained from Robert Bivens at (919) 791-3133 or Stacey Pierce at (919) 791-3120. You can also email Robert Bivens at bivens@rmb-consulting.com or Stacey Pierce at pierce@rmb-consulting.com.