IEEE PES/IAS Joint Chapter Serving Northern Alberta IEEE

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Welcome to the Northern Canada
Joint Chapter of the IEEE IAS and PES Societies
The IEEE NorthernCanadaSection – Power and Energy Society Chapter was formed on February 2, 1984. It became joint with Industry Applications on May 7, 1987.
This Site is intended to provide IAS/PES Members with up-to-date information.
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Two Events (Edmonton): “Key Insights to Career Management” and “Grid Modernization – Technological Advancements Beyond Smart Grid”

IEEE-NCS, PES/IAS Chapter Presents
Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019, 3:30 to 8:30pm, doors open at 3:00pm
We are hosting two separate events. By registering, you will have access to both.
“Key Insights to Career Management”
This talk is designed to discuss managing your career. There are 12 important things to keep in mind when living and managing your career to []

Grid Modernization Workshop for Utilities 2019

IEEE PES (Region 7) Presents
Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, November 22, 2019 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m (Showcase & Facility Tour).

The workshop will be hosted by ATCO Electric at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) Canada.
The workshop’s mission is to share what utilities are doing to build a stronger, smarter, []

Modern Power Electronics Applications Workshop

IEEE-NCS, PES/IAS and PELS Chapter Presents
Tuesday, September 24th, 2019, 8:00 AM to 5:00pm
Modern Power Electronics Applications Workshop
The Modern Power Electronics Applications Workshop will be focusing on three main areas:

HVDC
Microgrids
Smart Inverters

Registration: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/203629
Location: Building: D-ICE Room Number: 8 (main room, 8th floor), University of Alberta, 9107 116 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2V6
Please visit the workshop website for more information: https://attend.ieee.org/mpeaw-2019/

IEEE 80 Grounding System Analysis for Solar Farm in Kingston

IEEE-NCS, PES/IAS Chapter Presents
Monday, September 30th, 2019, 6:00 to 8:30pm, doors open at 5:30pm
IEEE 80 GROUNDING SYSTEM ANALYSIS FOR SOLAR FARM IN KINGSTON
This presentation will have a brief introduction to the basics of substation grounding as per IEEE 80 and will describe the analytical methodology, performance results and the grounding system analysis for the Kingston []

Outstanding Engineer Award 2019 Call for Nominations

Outstanding Engineer Award 2019 Call for Nominations
We are currently seeking nominations for the Northern Canada PES/IAS Outstanding Engineer of 2019 award. The award recognizes the outstanding contribution of a local engineer to the power engineering profession, including, but not limited to:
– Outstanding technical contributions to the power engineering profession.
– Outstanding professional and leadership contributions to []

Introduction to IEEE Standards and the Recent Revisions of IEEE 1584 – Arc Flash Calculations

IEEE-NCS, PES/IAS Chapter Presents
Monday, July 29th, 2019, 6:00 to 8:30pm, doors open at 5:30pm
Introduction to IEEE Standards and the Recent Revisions of IEEE 1584 – Arc Flash Calculations
The Northern Canada Section is pleased to host Daleep Mohla, Chair of the IEEE 1584 Working Group, and Wei-Jen Lee, IEEE IAS President-Elect, for a seminar discussing the []

Building Blocks of a Smart City

IEEE-NCS, PES/IAS Chapter Presents
Thursday, July 04th, 2019, 6:00 to 9:00pm, doors open at 5:30pm
Building Blocks of a Smart City
The convergence of multiple technologies has created the potential for communities to get much more out of public and utility assets. No one knows city infrastructure better than the local municipalities and utilities, which gives these stakeholders a unique []

Design, Construction, Operation & Maintenance of Heat Management Systems (HMS) at an Alberta Industrial Facility

IEEE-NCS, PES/IAS Chapter Presents
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019, 6:00 to 8:30pm, doors open at 5:30pm
Design, Construction, Operation & Maintenance of Heat Management Systems (HMS) at an Alberta Industrial Facility
Understanding Heat Loss Calculations, Evolution of EHT Design, Design Optimization Strategies and Reliability & Constructability Lessons Learned.
 
Speaker1: Jim Parks Jr. P.Eng
Biography:

~25 years of EPC CAPEX EHT Design Experience across North America
Most []

SUB-SYNCHRONOUS INTERACTION AND HARMONIC CONTROL INSTABILITY ASSOCIATED WITH HVDC AND WIND PLANT INSTALLATIONS

IEEE-NCS, PES/IAS Chapter Presents
Thursday, April 4th, 2019, 6:00 to 8:30pm, doors open at 5:30pm
Sub-Synchronous Interaction and Harmonic Control Instability Associated with HVDC and Wind Plant Installations
Sub-synchronous interactions (SSI) are a family of physical interactions that involve exchange of energy between a generator and a transmission system at ac frequencies below the system nominal frequency. They []

EDMONTON IAS/PES CHAPTER EVENT – TRANSFORMER INSTALLATION AND TESTING

IEEE-NCS, PES/IAS Chapter Presents
Tuesday, February 12th, 2019, 6:00 to 8:30pm, doors open at 5:30pm
Transformer Installation and Testing
This presentation will discuss the processes involved with oil-filled transformers including those of:

Receiving a transformer after transport to a substation site
Assembly and processing of a transformer at site
Testing of a transformer to verify its suitability for service
Discussion of integrating []