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Oct. 27th Webinar – Transmission Planning Fundamentals

Please join the IEEE Columbus PES Chapter on 10/27 at 5:00 PM for a webinar covering the basics of electric utility transmission planning. 1 hour of CPD credit will be provided for those confirmed to be in attendance.

Speaker: Jerod Marker, P.E., from American Electric Power, who is an IEEE Senior Member and past Chair of the IEEE Columbus PES Chapter
Date & Time: Tuesday October 27th, 2020 5:00 – 6:10 PM (US Eastern Time)
Sponsor: IEEE Power & Energy Society Columbus Chapter
Registration: RSVP thru https://events.vtools.ieee.org/event/register/243003
Alternatively, email jrmarker@aep.com

Abstract: The presentation will cover the basics of Transmission Planning studies, with a focus on policies and practices within the PJM RTO. Topics of discussion shall include: historical background for reliability standards, details of the NERC TPL standard, formation of the powerflow model, contingency analysis, and solution development.

5:00 – 5:10 PM: Welcome & Introduction
5:10 – 6:10 PM: Presentation and Q&A

Speaker Bio: Jerod Marker is a Principal Engineer in the Transmission Planning department at American Electric Power in Columbus, Ohio, where he is responsible for long-term planning of the high voltage transmission grid.  Prior to joining AEP, he worked at FirstEnergy in Akron, Ohio, with time spent in Transmission Planning and rotational assignments in various transmission & distribution departments.  He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, with a Math minor, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was a University Honors Scholar.  He is a registered Professional Engineer in Ohio, IEEE Senior Member, and past Chair of the IEEE Columbus PES Chapter.

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