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Round Table and Grounding of Smart Grid Equipment in the Substation Control House

Date: Friday, July 30, 2010 
Registration: 8:30am-9:00am
Seminar:  9:00am-3:00pm
Speakers: Adrian Zvarich, TRC – Jason Flynt Progress Energy –Lee Collins TECO – Randy Dotson, Lakeland Electric- Kent Hedrick Progress Energy.

This will be an interactive presentation affording you the opportunity to participate and ask questions while repreasentatives from the local utility industry provide their respective  utility’s Smart Grid Vision,  plan objective and timeline for implementation FWCS will have representatives present to discuss the  of their respective .

  As a bonus we will have a 2 hour presentation on Grounding and Bounding where we will explore the confluence of legacy and new technologies and find meaningful and practical ways of accommodating the latest Smart Grid communications requirements, building for reliability, in our substations.  

Smart Grid requires the deployment of advanced communications systems that may require some combination of RF/wireless, fiber, and leased copper services in order to route data from field locations to data processing centers.   One key for reliable installations of equipment in the substation control house is an understanding of grounding and bonding techniques for communications equipment and circuits that may not be “Substation Hardened”.

Panelist are:
Adrian Zvarich – Principal Engineer, TRC
Kent Hedrick -Manager DSM Smart Grid Progress Energy 
Jason Flynt-Smart Grid Engineer, Progress Energy
Lee Collins –Business Process Consultant, Tampa Electric Company
Randy Dotson   – Manager of Substation Engineering, Lakeland Electric

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