Upcoming Meetings & Events:

IEEE PES Boston – Technical Meeting on “Role of Grid Forming Technology in Energy Systems Integration” @ MS Teams
May 17 @ 6:00 pm

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Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Sep 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Jan 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


Past Meetings & Events: (some of the presentation slides can be downloaded)

June 17, 2014 : Technical Meeting on Transformer Endurance.

May 21- June 11, 2014 : Micro Grid Course

May 20, 2014 : Annual Banquet

April 15, 2014 : Jt. Technical Meeting- “Wholesale electricity markets made easy – Slides

February 26 to March 26, 2014 : PES Boston Chapter Distribution Engineering Course (5 sessions)

March 18, 2014 : Technical Meeting on Energy Storage Policy Slides

February 18, 2014 :  Technical Meeting on Substation Automation - IEC 61850 Udren Presentation

January 21, 2014 : Technical Meeting on Energy Storage Policy –Postponed

November 19, 2013 : Technical Meeting Voltage Source HVDC Converters – Slides

October 15, 2013: IEEE PES Distinguished Lecture and Social Event

September 19,2013 : Visit to Kostas Reseach Institute & Center for Homeland Security

September 18, 2013 :  IEEE PES Course on Symmetrical Components

July 16, 2013: Technical Meeting on GIS integrated Analytics . –Slides

June 18, 2013 : Smart Grid: Concepts, Solutions, Standards, Recent Deployments and Lessons Learned –Slides

June 6, 2013:  Concord’s Connected Community platform

May 14, 2013 : IEEE PES Boston Section Annual Dinner and Distinguished Lecturer

May 9th 2013: Photonics Society Seminar ” A View of Optical Sciences From Basic Physics to Bio/medicine to Energy”

May 3rd 2013: Ninth Annual Long Island Systems, Applications, & Technology (LISAT) Conference

May 2nd 2013:  Designing for Power Integrity: Status, Challenges and  Opportunities

April (17-24), May (1,8,15,22) IEEE PES Spring Course 2013 : Transformers

April 16 2013:   Space weather in Solar cycle 24 -Slides from Dr. Phil Erickson and Wayne Hagman are attached.  PJE-Slides  WHH-Slides

November 2012  Variable Frequency Transformers Speaker: John Marczewski, Principal, Energy Initiatives Group LLC. Presentation Materials

March 2012   The State of the Global Nuclear Power Industry Following The Fukushima Daiichi Incident Speaker: Richard K. Ladroga, P.E., President and Chief Executive Officer of Risk Management International, LLC. Presentation Materials (4MB)

October 2011   Protection Considerations for Distributed Generation Speaker: Scott Secrest, P.E., Vice President, Three-C Electrical Co., Inc. Presentation Materials (4MB)

August 2011  Overview of ISO New England and Wind/Demand Integration in New England Speaker: John Norden, Director, Operations ISO New England Presentation Materials (2.91 MB)

New England Wind Integration Study – Executive Summary

New England Wind Integration Study – Final Report

June 2011   Introduction to Synchrophasors: Current, Future, and Smart Grid Applications Speaker: Bill Flerchinger, Lead Marketing Engineer, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. Presentation Materials (5 MB)

April 2011  Electric Vehicles and the Grid (MIT Energy Club Event) Speakers: Morgan Carpenter, Greg Blake and Kurt Erickson (GE Direct Energy)

March 2011   Enhanced Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles Speaker: Alan Millner Ph.D., Technical Staff, MIT Lincoln Laboratory Presentation Materials (1.3 MB)

February 2011   Energy Solutions for Grid Stabilization Speaker: C. Michael Hoff, Director Applications Engineering, ESG A123Systems

January 2011   Assuring Solid Dielectric Power Cable System Reliability: An overview of cable diagnostics and cable system component manufacturers’ requirements Speaker: Benjamin T. Lanz, Manager of Applications Engineering, IMCORP – Power Cable Reliability Consulting & Diagnostics

November 2010   Wind Power Design Considerations Speaker: Brook Knodel, Electrical Group Manager, Mott MacDonald LLC Presentation Materials (2 MB)

October 2010  Fault Current Limiter Speaker: Paul J. Murphy, Ph.D., G.M. Varian Power Systems

September 2010   Distributed Generation Speaker: James Cleary, Lead Senior Engineer, National Grid USA

August 2010   Power Systems Grounding Speaker: A. P. Meliopoulos, Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology

June 2010   ISO-NE Power Markets Speaker: Stephen J. Rourke, Vice President, System Planning for ISO New England Presentation Materials (1.2 MB)

May 2010   Flywheel Deployment Benefits to Grid Reliability Speaker: Jim Arseneaux and Rob Rounds, Beacon Power

April 2010  High Voltage Circuit Breakers Speaker: George N. Lester, Principal Engineer, Boston Edison, Retired

March 2010   Power Transformer Diagnostics: Novel Techniques and their Application Speaker: Charles Sweetser, Technical Service Manager for North and South America at OMICRON Presentation Materials (2.4 MB)

March 2010   The Evolution of a Transmission System Speaker: Charlie Moser, Chief Engineer, Retired, at National Grid

January 2010   Space Weather Effects: From Atmospheric Physics to Technology Impacts in the Coupled Geospace System Speaker: Dr. Phillip J. Erickson – Principle Research Scientist MIT Haystack Observatory

November 2009   Cyber Security: What it is and how it can be applied to protect our critical infrastructure Speaker: Vasilios ‘Bill’ Tsolias, P.E. of National Grid

October 2009   How Can We Best Achieve Deep Cuts in Carbon Emissions? Speaker: Bill Sweet, IEEE Spectrum Magazine Presentation Materials (18 kb)

September 2009   Smart Grid Applications, Standards Development and Recent Deployments Speaker: John McDonald, P.E. – General Manager, Marketing of GE Energy T&D Presentation Materials (3.4 MB)

May 2009   Improving the Power Grid Performance in the Complex Environment of Renewable Energy Speaker: Dr. Damir Novosel, President of Quanta Technology Presentation Materials (2.6 MB)