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Factory Tour: S&C Electric Company
April 17, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
S&C Representative: Jerry Yakel – Director of Grid Reliability
Join us on a tour of S&C’s Chicago Industrial Campus, which is the home of their corporate headquarters, design, production, and testing facilities. This tour will feature a look at the Advanced Technology Center (ATC), including the Nicholas J. Conrad Laboratory. The laboratory is the largest manufacture-owned short-circuit testing laboratory in North and South America, and it includes two 850 MW electrical short-circuit test generators that can test up to 100 kA and up to 230 kV. The laboratory is used for production testing as well as contract testing for the region. The tour also includes a Smart Grid demonstration and a plant walk through.
Dinner will be provided, free of charge.
Registration must be done online ahead of the event for parking logistics.
Enter through the facility main gate on Ridge Road. Address is included below. Upon arrival you will need to present ID for entry to the event.