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Feb. 27 PES Distinguished Lecturer Seminar: Fundamentals of Surge Protection

We are very glad to invite Mr. Jonathan Woodworth (Founder & Principal Engineer of ArresterWorks, Past Chair of IEEE Surge Protective Devices Committee) to give us this IEEE PES Distinguished Lecturer Seminar. This event will be hosted by EASi with food & beverage. 1.5 PDHs will be provided to attendees if requested.
Discussion Outline:
What is Surge []

Feb. 13th PES Seminar: DC Arc Flash Concepts, Testing & Analysis

Arc flash is one of the two hazards primarily associated with electrical power systems. Due to prevalence, the majority of arc flash research has been dedicated to alternating current (AC) electrical systems. However, direct current (DC) electrical systems are becoming increasingly common. Examples of DC systems associated with electrical utilities include Electrical Storage Systems (ESSs), []

Dec. 19th Annual Dinner & Celebration

Let’s get together at P.F. Chang (Easton) on Dec. 19th to network, review & celebrate the successful 2019, and plan 2020. Please note that the registration fee for this event is $10, that can allow you to order food up to $25 before tax & tip.
Date & Time: Dec. 19th 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: 4040 []

January 27th OSU One-Day Course: High Voltage Engineering with Laboratory

High Voltage Engineering with Laboratory
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Date: January 27, 2020
Location: The Ohio State University, Dreese Lab
Description: The high voltage one-day course is specifically designed for engineers and technicians from electric utility companies.  The purpose of the course is to provide opportunities for utility personnel to observe and enhance their understanding of the mechanisms of high voltage phenomena in []

November 26th PES Seminar: Application of Power System Voltage Stability Concepts

Voltage stability is very important to power systems, while fewer and fewer lessons are given regarding this area. This seminar is specially provided in order to fill the gap. It will be given by Mr. Michael Richardson from AEP. 1.0 hour of PDH/CPD credit will be provided to attendees as needed.
Abstract: The power flow on an []

October 30th IEEE PES & OSU Collaboration Event: Electric Utility of the Future

The electric utility of the future should be safe, resilient, efficient and smart. Therefore, this event is composed of four corresponding inspiring presentations including arc flash analysis, electric grid resilience, integrated design & construction and EV impacts to grid. In addition, networking and open discussions are encouraged. Please join this great event to share and discuss your knowledge & visions of the electric []

October 27-31 IEEE PES Transformers Committee Fall Meeting (Columbus, OH)

The IEEE PES Transformers Committee 2019 Fall Meeting will be held at Columbus from Oct. 27 to 31. There will be a number of working group meetings discussing various IEEE standards for transformers plus other activities including tutorials, technical tours and social events. It will be a wonderful opportunity to talk with industry transformer experts.
Please []

November 7 & 8 Continuing Professional Development Conference (Powell, OH)

Please register the 2019 Continuing Professional Development Conference held by Ohio Society of Professional Engineers at Powell, OH on Nov. 7th & 8th. Up to 15 PDHs will be provided. Find more information from the attached brochure: 2019FallCPDConf and register it through Conference Registration.
IEEE PES Columbus Chapter is delighted to contribute two topics “Integrated Design []

Sept. 21st PES Tour: DOE Nuclear Enrichment Site (Piketon, OH)

Join the IEEE Columbus Power and Energy Society (PES) and Society of Women Engineers (OU Student Chapter) as we tour the Portsmouth Department of Energy (DOE) site in Piketon, Ohio. The site’s most prominent function was as a uranium enrichment facility from the 1950s-2000s, primarily in support of the US Defense Program. On this tour, []

Aug. 29th PES Tour: AEP Transmission Operation Center

This event is mainly to tour the New Albany Transmission Operation Center (NATOC). The NATOC houses both the System Control Center (SCC) and the Columbus Transmission Dispatching Center (TDC). The SCC provides real-time monitoring of the transmission grid and communicates with the Regional Transmission Organizations and the TDCs that provide real-time dispatching operations of the []