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THE EKLUTNA COMPLEX

City: Anchorage

The Eklutna Complex is a very large battery concept, capable of load leveling, peaking, and deep seasonal storage for all the variable renewable energy (wind, solar, small hydro, wave, tidal, etc.) needed to run the Alaska Railbelt grid year-round.    Speaker(s): Kerry Williams, Agenda: 11:30 am Check in, 11:35 Food service 11:45 Begin presentations We […]

Conversion of the Barrow Powerplant to Low-Reactance Generator Grounding

City: Anchorage

Jim Gray has long noted that there have been times when we've had a serious dearth of electric power topics for our Section meetings. So, he has decided to serve us up a meaty-sounding one:  "Conversion of the Barrow Powerplant to Low-Reactance Generator Grounding".  No, it's not about the actual earth-grounding of the Plant (though […]

Cyber-physical power systems, data analytics in power system and microgrids

City: Anchorage

This will be a joint Section and PES Chapter meeting to introduce Prof. Mohammad Heidari a new professor of Power at the UAA Electrical Engineering Department. Speaker(s): Mohammad Heidari, Bob Seitz Agenda: 11:30 am Check in, 11:35 Food service 11:45 Begin presentations We will allow time for open discussions 1:00   Meeting ajourned   Location: Bldg: […]

BRIDGING THE ARCTIC WITH FIBER OPTICS

City: Anchorage

We will have a presentation about the Quitillion Arctic Fiber Optic protect and will discuss Section officer balloting for 2019 officers. Speaker(s): Matthew Pierson, Agenda: 11:30 am Check in, 11:35 Food service 11:45 Begin presentations We will allow time for open discussions 1:00   Meeting ajourned   Location: Bldg: Coast International Inn 3450 Aviation Drive, Anchorage, […]

PERSPECTIVES ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY

Room: Tikhatnu E&F (third floor) , Bldg: Dena'ina Center

Alaska is seen as being on the front lines of Climate Change.  There is science supporting all the various attitudes toward climate change and there are consequences for any particular actions that may be taken to deal with climate change whether to adapt to the changes or to try to prevent future change.  As engineers […]

Climate Risk & Bi-partisan Solutions

City: Anchorage

This will be a joint Section and PES Chapter meeting. In our continued effort to promote a conversation about climate change that will allow us to make good engineering decisions for our systems of the future. Speaker(s): George Donart, Agenda: 11:30 am Check in, 11:35 Food service 11:45 Begin presentations We will allow time for […]

Anchorage 4G LTE Advanced and 5G Review

City: Anchorage

This will be a joint Section and PES Chapter meeting. The impending prospects of 5G mobile network deployments have created both a sense of anticipation as well as a sense of apprehension by the general public. As engineers, we have both the opportunity and duty to be informed and to inform others in order to […]

Alaska’s Broadband Future

City: Anchorage

This will be a joint Section and PES Chapter meeting. Pacific Dataport has started construction on the first of two satellites that will be built and launched to provide affordable broadband service across Alaska for the first time. The first satellite known as Aurora 4a will be launching in 2020 and will offer up to7.5 […]

IEEE 1547-2018 ALASKA WORKSHOP

City: Anchorage

We have an opportunity to have a Workshop in Anchorage at the beginning of September because engineers who have been engaged in the business of Renewable Energy and in the development of the applicable standards will be in Alaska.  The full agenda is still in development and any suggestions for topics will be welcome to ensure this […]

JIM PHILLIP’S 2018 IEEE 1584 ARC FLASH TRAINING CLASS

City: Anchorage

IT IS FINALLY HERE!  After 16 long years, the next edition of IEEE 1584 was finally published.  In this two-day arc flash training class, Jim Phillips, P.E., introduces the 2018 edition of the IEEE 1584.  Jim discusses the changes, walks you through the calculations with his new worksheets and how the 2018 edition is is used […]