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EPE Q2 Newsletter

EPE Q2 Newsletter

Electric Power Engineers had a successful 2nd Quarter—read about our activities over the last few months, upcoming events and more in our Q2 Newsletter.

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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

Hala Ballouz Will Speak at GridNEXT Dallas 2022

Hala Ballouz Will Speak at GridNEXT Dallas 2022

EPE President and CEO, Hala Ballouz, will speak at GridNEXT Dallas 2022 on Oct. 6, 2022 at 2 pm on “ The Mission: The Integrated Infrastructure of Texas.” She will speak about the technical significance of planning for a future of an integrated infrastructure; where, along with her guest speaker, Christy Cardenas, Managing Partner at Grit Ventures, they tackle the challenges of enabling deep tech solutions.

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Joelle Abi Nahed Will Present at Experience POWER

Joelle Abi Nahed, a Principal Engineer at EPE, will present on navigating interconnection and regulation in renewable energy development during the Effects of the Energy Transition on Transmission & Distribution on October 4, 2022 at 1 pm in the Red Rock 5 Technology Room at Experience POWER in Denver, Colorado.

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2022 CIGRE Canada Conference & Expo

2022 CIGRE Canada Conference & Expo

Sam Maleki, PhD, a Principal Power System Specialist at EPE, will present on Induced Voltage Study on a Traction System and Mitigation methods at the 2022 CIGRE Canada Conference & Expo from Oct. 31 to Nov. 3, 2022 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. You can join Sam at the conference by registering here: https://www.cigre.ca/en/ Summary: The close proximity of a traction rail system to a transmission and distribution networks may impose the risk of high induced voltage on the rails. In this...

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Publications

EPE Compliance & Reliability Newsletter: NERC/TRE/ERCOT Edition – Week of September 26-30, 2022

EPE Compliance & Reliability Newsletter: NERC/TRE/ERCOT Edition – Week of September 26-30, 2022

COMPLIANCE & RELIABILITY NEWSLETTER: NERC/TRE/ERCOT EDITION - Week of September 26 – 30, 2022 IMPORTANT ENERGY, COMPLIANCE, & REGULATORY NEWS: Texas Lawmakers to Vet ERCOT Market Redesign Austin Energy submits annual adjustments to utility’s pass-through charges as ERCOT market costs, natural gas prices drive increase ERCOT TAC Considers Membership Requirements, Process Changes Why solar ‘tripping’ is a grid threat for renewables ERCOT says grid will be OK for fall Report Reveals Texas...

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EPE Compliance & Reliability Newsletter: NERC/TRE/ERCOT Edition – Week of September 19-23, 2022

EPE Compliance & Reliability Newsletter: NERC/TRE/ERCOT Edition – Week of September 19-23, 2022

COMPLIANCE & RELIABILITY NEWSLETTER: NERC/TRE/ERCOT EDITION - Week of September 19 – 23, 2022 IMPORTANT ENERGY, COMPLIANCE, & REGULATORY NEWS: ERCOT looks to create ‘gas desk,’ industry leaders remain skeptical ERCOT, state agencies give update on weatherization progress in Texas House hearing ERCOT says grid is in a ‘strong position’ heading into fall Texas lawmakers raise concerns about rising power costs to ERCOT, state agencies Analysis of solar inverter responses to forest fires...

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EPE Compliance & Reliability Newsletter: NERC/TRE/ERCOT Edition – Week of September 6 – 9, 2022

EPE Compliance & Reliability Newsletter: NERC/TRE/ERCOT Edition – Week of September 6 – 9, 2022

COMPLIANCE & RELIABILITY NEWSLETTER: NERC/TRE/ERCOT EDITION - Week of September 6 – 9, 2022 IMPORTANT ENERGY, COMPLIANCE, & REGULATORY NEWS: Texas Mining Operations May Consume As Much Electricity As The State Of New York A Solar Firm Plans to Build Off-Grid Neighborhoods in California The S. Power Grid Can’t Support Its Climate Pledges How does a wind farm make hydrogen? The simple science behind a big proposal The Future of Renewable Energy May Be This Battery Made From Crab Shells...

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