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Horea Catanase Will Speak at the Generator Interconnection Workshop (Virtual)

Horea Catanase Will Speak at the Generator Interconnection Workshop (Virtual)

Horea Catanase, Senior Manager with Energy Resource Integration and Interconnection at EPE, will discuss Fuel-based Dispatch and Assumptions Around NRIS and ERIS at an upcoming ESIG (Energy Systems Integration Group) workshop on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, from 1:10 – 2:30 p.m. Learn more about the event: https://www.esig.energy/event/joint-generator-interconnection-workshop/  

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Join Hala Ballouz at the SCADA Technology Summit

Join Hala Ballouz at the SCADA Technology Summit

EPE President and CEO, Hala Ballouz, will speak at the SCADA Technology Summit on August 24, 2022. Hala will moderate a conversation on the challenges, strategies, innovative technologies, ROI, and best practices facing the digital transformation of the Energy, Oil, & Gas Industry. Panel | Digitalizing the Energy, Water and Oil & Gas Industry ​Today’s utilities face a digital transformation of their organization, business and operations. This panel session will focus on the challenges,...

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Sam Maleki Will Speak at the EMTP Summer User Conference

Sam Maleki Will Speak at the EMTP Summer User Conference

EPE Senior Power Systems Specialist, Sam Maleki, PhD, will speak at the EMTP Summer User Conference on Thursday, July 21 from 10-10:40 AM MST. Sam’s presentation will cover power system conversion from PSSE to EMTP software, frequency scan analysis, Capacitor Energization, and the required Electro Magnetic Transient (EMT) studies.

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Publications

What’s the difference between a smart grid and a microgrid?

What’s the difference between a smart grid and a microgrid?

What’s the difference between a smart grid and a microgrid? Smart grid and microgrid technology each have their own respective applications and while the names may seem similar, they are two very different concepts It’s crucial to understand both grid types as they are essential components of grid resiliency and reliability. The main difference between the smart grid and microgrid is scale. As the name suggests, the microgrid is engineered to work in small community areas. On the other hand,...

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EPE Compliance & Reliability Newsletter: NERC/TRE/ERCOT Edition – Week of July 25-29, 2022

EPE Compliance & Reliability Newsletter: NERC/TRE/ERCOT Edition – Week of July 25-29, 2022

EPE COMPLIANCE & RELIABILITY NEWSLETTER: NERC/TRE/ERCOT EDITION - Week of July 25-29, 2022 IMPORTANT ENERGY, COMPLIANCE, & REGULATORY NEWS: Texas Power Use Soars to All-Time High for Ninth Time This Year How to know the difference between a local power outage and rolling blackouts AEP Texas and ERCOT say better communication will mean improved reliability ERCOT, SPP Continue to Battle Extreme Heat Texas’ Power Grid Is Straining — And It’s Not Even August ERCOT's new model to make the...

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EPE Compliance & Reliability Newsletter: NERC/TRE/ERCOT Edition – Week of July 18-22, 2022

EPE Compliance & Reliability Newsletter: NERC/TRE/ERCOT Edition – Week of July 18-22, 2022

EPE COMPLIANCE & RELIABILITY NEWSLETTER: NERC/TRE/ERCOT EDITION - Week of July 18-22, 2022 IMPORTANT ENERGY, COMPLIANCE, & REGULATORY NEWS: ERCOT CEO says he did not expect it to be as hot as it is Texas Power Grid: What's the difference between 'tight conditions' and a 'power emergency?' ERCOT, natural gas affecting energy prices Tesla Urges Texas EV Owners to Avoid Charging as Powerwalls Await ERCOT Regulation Amendments Bitcoin Miners Could Save the Texas Grid—or Sink It Texas...

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