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EPE Opens Innovation Center at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

EPE Opens Innovation Center at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, Illinois—Electric Power Engineers, a global power system engineering and consulting firm, has opened an innovation center at the University of Illinois Research Park, its first operation in the state of Illinois. EPE opened its Center for Energy Innovation to engage closely with engineering, design and business students at the University of Illinois. They will work alongside with leaders and professionals at EPE on projects related to designing solutions for renewable energy...

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Electric Power Engineers Announces Investment from Lime Rock New Energy

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 13, 2022 — Electric Power Engineers, LLC ("EPE"), a leading consulting engineering firm focused on the power, renewable energy, grid modernization, and energy storage industries, today announced the acquisition of a controlling interest in EPE by Lime Rock New Energy, growth equity investors for the energy transition. As part of its investment in EPE, Lime Rock New Energy has also committed additional capital to accelerate EPE's continued growth. Based in Austin, EPE is...

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Events

Webinar: Transmission System Planned Performance for Geomagnetic Disturbance (TPL-007)

Webinar: Transmission System Planned Performance for Geomagnetic Disturbance (TPL-007)

Electric Power Engineers NERC Operations and Planning (O&P) Compliance Program Manager, Lori Thompson, hosted an informational webinar discussing Transmission System Planned Performance for Geomagnetic Disturbance (TPL-007). Geomagnetic disturbances have the potential to negatively impact the reliability of the Bulk Electric System. NERC Reliability Standard TPL-007 was developed to address how entities address these issues and steps to take to minimize the impact of such an event. If you...

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Join EPE at CLEANPOWER 2022

Join EPE at CLEANPOWER 2022

Members of the EPE business development, technical, energy resources, and NERC & regulatory compliance teams will be at CLEANPOWER 2022 in San Antonio, Texas May 16 - 18. CLEANPOWER brings together the most knowledgeable minds in the clean energy industry and creates a collaborative platform for discussing issues that are important to industry professionals and their companies. Please contact us to schedule a meeting or if you'd like to connect at the event.

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See us at DISTRIBUTECH International® Conference in Dallas

See us at DISTRIBUTECH International® Conference in Dallas

We're Headed to Dallas.Will You Join Us? The Electric Power Engineers team will be at the 2022 DISTRIBUTECH International Conference May 23-25, 2022 and we'd love to see you in Dallas. On May 25th from 9:30 am-10:00 am, the President & CEO of Electric Power Engineers, Hala Ballouz, and Alex Rojas, Director of Innovation Implementation and Strategy, Ameren Services Co., will present on How Smart Meters Can Be Used for Automation of Load Shedding During Emergency Weather Events, Load and DER...

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Publications

EPE Compliance & Reliability Newsletter: NERC/TRE/ERCOT Edition – Week of June 27 – July 01, 2022

EPE Compliance & Reliability Newsletter: NERC/TRE/ERCOT Edition – Week of June 27 – July 01, 2022

EPE COMPLIANCE & RELIABILITY NEWSLETTER: NERC/TRE/ERCOT EDITION - Week of June 27 - July 01, 2022 IMPORTANT ENERGY, COMPLIANCE, & REGULATORY NEWS: FERC issues Order approving Reliability Standard CIP-014-3, which modifies the compliance section of Reliability Standard CIP-014-2, eliminating the requirement that all evidence to comply with this standard be kept at the TO’s or TOP’s FAC-014-3 became effective June 16, 2022. This Might Be Texas’ Hottest Summer Yet, ERCOT Report Estimates...

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ERCOT Large Load Interconnection Process

ERCOT Large Load Interconnection Process

ERCOT has initiated an interim process to ensure large loads are integrated into the ERCOT system in a reliable manner. Unlike normal Generation Interconnection Requests (GINR), load studies require additional scrutiny to ensure Network Upgrades are developed for issues, if any, that arise from the interconnecting load. Electric Power Engineers’ technical experts have a deep understanding of the ERCOT interconnection processes and market structure, and can support you with studies including:...

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EPE Compliance & Reliability Newsletter: NERC/TRE/ERCOT Edition – Week of June 13 – 17, 2022

EPE Compliance & Reliability Newsletter: NERC/TRE/ERCOT Edition – Week of June 13 – 17, 2022

EPE COMPLIANCE & RELIABILITY NEWSLETTER: NERC/TRE/ERCOT EDITION - Week of June 13 - 17, 2022 IMPORTANT ENERGY, COMPLIANCE, & REGULATORY NEWS: EPE NERC & Regulatory Compliance - TPL-007 webinar recording is posted ERCOT issues notice ahead of forecasted extreme heat ERCOT Still Confident In Generation Will Meet Demand This Week Shell offers Texans renewable electricity, launches power brand Why wind and solar could be key to keeping your A/C on this summer ERCOT demonstrates...

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