Power Transmission & Distribution Webinars

For more information about current or future webinars, please contact Jilliene McKinstry.

Vegetation Management

Wednesday, Feb. 26 from noon-1 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time).

Join us for a free webinar presented by John Tyler, Acting Chief Forrester, BPA

John will discuss vegetation management, particularly related to fire prevention. John will offer suggestions on incorporating prevention into early project planning and design. He will also offer “best practice” tips for power engineers developing a Vegetation Management plan. Seating limited

For more information about current or future webinars, contact Jilliene McKinstry.

Cybersecurity for Power Engineers

Wednesday, Feb. 5 from noon-1 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time).

T&D alumnus Sam Chanoski, Director of Threat Intelligence and Countermeasures, Electricity ISAC at NERC.

Sam talked about the growing importance of cybersecurity for the reliable operation of power systems and what that means from an engineering perspective for the design and maintenance of SCADA and EMS systems. He also discussed power system operations, touched briefly on NERC CIP Standards, and talked about the threat environment that the power industry is up against.

Birds & Powerlines

Tuesday, Oct. 29 from noon-1 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time).

Kara Donohue (SCE), Misti Sporer (Duke Energy), Eric Johnson (Evergy) and Rick Loughery (Edison Electric Institute) offered resources and best practices to avoid bird kills and the resulting power outages.

Microgrid 101

Thursday, Oct. 17 from noon-1 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time)

Dan Jones is a Senior Designer with POWER Engineers’ SCADA and Analytic Studies group and has worked on several microgrid design projects. His free webinar on microgrids and microgrid designs was followed by a Q&A session.


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