Rob Schaerer

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Rob Schaerer is a Department Manager for San Diego and Phoenix SCADA and Analytical Services Group with POWER Engineers. He specializes in Power System Analysis/Protection and Electrical Design Studies for Substations and Transmission Lines

Publications

  • "Challenges of Grounding When Upgrading Substations and Security Fences", CIGRE Grid of the Future Symposium, 2018
  • "Physical and Electrical Effects of Applying Dynamic Line Ratings to Nearby Facilities", IEEE T&D Conference, 2018 
  • “Physical and Electrical Effects to Nearby Facilities When Applying Dynamic Line Ratings to Transmission Lines”, CIGRE Grid of the Future Symposium, 2017
  • "Large Utility-Scale Photovoltaic Solar Power Plant Grounding System Safety Design - General Practices and Guidance", IEEE PES General Meeting, 2015
  • "Parametric Analysis and Simplified Calculations of Fault Current Split for Wind Power Plant Grounding System Safety Design”, IEEE PES T&D Conference and Expo, 2014
  • “Quasielectrostatic Induction on Stationary Vehicles under High Voltage Power Lines”, COMSOL Conference, 2012
  • “Considerations for Practical Structure Grounding in Varying Soil Conditions”, UTA TSDOS Conference, 2012    

Seminars

  • Presenter, "Mitigating Grounding Related Issues In Challenging Environments," Power Delivery Design Conference, Sun Valley, ID, 2019
  • Presenter, "Induction in Multi-Circuit Corridors, Concerns and Temporary Grounding", IEEE PES Joint Technical Committee Meeting, 2019
  • Presenter, "AC Interference on Railroads", IEEE PES Joint Technical Committee Meeting, 2019
  • Presenter, "Demystifying the Ground Continuity Conductor," Power Delivery Design Conference, Sun Valley, ID, 2018 
  • Co-presenter, half-day tutorial, "Impacts of Transmission Lines on Adjacent Facilities; an Electrical Effects Perspective," CIGRE Grid of the Future, Cleveland, OH, 2017
  • Presenter, “Pipeline AC Interference”, CEATI Grounding and Lightning Interest Group, San Antonio, TX, 2017
  • Presenter, "Grounding Techniques of Solar Farms," CEATI Grounding and Lightning Conference, San Antonio, TX, 2017
  • Presenter, "A Fresh Look at Communications Interference", Power Delivery Design Conference, Sun Valley, ID, 2017
  • Instructor: "Tutorial: Wind Power Plant Grounding for Personal Safety", IEEE PES T&D Conference, Dallas, TX, 2016
  • Presenter, "Introduction to Distribution Grounding Design, Testing, and Stray/Contact Voltages." RMEL Distribution Engineers Workshop, Lone Tree, CO, 2016
  • Panelist, "Wind Plant Collector Design 4.0", IEEE PES T&D Conference and Expo, Chicago, IL, 2014
  • Presenter, "Dealing with High Fault Currents in Substation Grounding", Power Delivery Design Conference, Sun Valley, ID, 2013
  • Presenter, "Considerations for Practical Structure Grounding in Varying Soil Conditions", Power Delivery Design Conference, Sun Valley, ID, 2012
  • Presenter, “Evaluating and Maintaining Existing Substation Grounding Systems”, NWPPA, 2011
  • Presenter, “Substation Grounding Analysis and Testing”, Energy Council of the Northeast, 2010