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EPE Regulatory Compliance Director Shares His Experience as a Veteran

EPE Regulatory Compliance Director Shares His Experience as a Veteran

When EPE’s director of NERC and regulatory compliance joined the military, he did not envision that one day he would work in the energy sector. “At the time, I expected to become a cattle rancher after my service,” said JC Culberson. “But of course, Texas is just as well known for being an energy leader.” Culberson served in the United States Marine Corps from 1993 until 1998 as an Arabic Linguist stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. “My military experience really prepared me for my...

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Electric Power Engineers Named to the 18th Annual Aggie 100™, Honored as Fastest-Growing Company

Electric Power Engineers Named to the 18th Annual Aggie 100™, Honored as Fastest-Growing Company

Austin, Texas (November 7, 2022) – Electric Power Engineers (EPE) of Austin is among the top 100 companies from around the world selected for the 18th annual Aggie 100™ which honors the fastest-growing companies owned by former students of Texas A&M University. EPE was recognized as number 85 with a compound annual growth rate of 40.417%. The Aggie 100 is founded and sponsored by the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship at Texas A&M University. EPE is a consulting firm comprised of...

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EPE Makes Donations for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

EPE Makes Donations for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among women worldwide. Every October, major breast cancer charities and companies organize Breast Cancer Awareness Month to support the ongoing fight against this disease. The annual campaign is intended to increase public awareness of breast cancer, reduce stigma surrounding the disease, support breast cancer survivors and family members, and raise funds for medical research. “Electric Power Engineers is passionate about our employees’...

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Events

Reena Bhatt and Billy Yancey to Speak at RE+ Texas

Reena Bhatt and Billy Yancey to Speak at RE+ Texas

Representatives from EPE will attend RE+ Texas from April 5 - 6 in Austin, Texas. RE+ Texas attracts energy professionals from across the solar and storage markets each year to facilitate business. Featuring two days of exhibition, a robust education schedule, and networking opportunities, RE+ offers an opportunity for attendees to hear from visionary leaders on what's next for the Texas clean energy market and propel their businesses to the next level. EPE Vice President of Technical Services...

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EPE to Exhibit at the 2023 EV Charging Summit & Expo

EPE to Exhibit at the 2023 EV Charging Summit & Expo

EPE will exhibit at the 2023 EV Charging Summit & Expo from March 29 - 31 in Las Vegas, NV. EVCS & Expo is the must-attend event for all things EV Charging.  The Summit provides educational sessions focused on financing, infrastructure, operability, and ROI for EV charging. The expansive Expo Hall showcases real solutions, cost savings, and technological advances to infrastructure for all commercial and government organizations.  Sarah Chatterjee, EPE's Director of Electrification...

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EPE to Exhibit at the 2023 TechAdvantage Expo

EPE to Exhibit at the 2023 TechAdvantage Expo

EPE will be exhibiting at the 2023 TechAdvantage Expo March 6 - 8 in Nashville, TN. The TechAdvantage Experience is a four-day conference and expo offering an unparalleled view of the technologies, solutions and strategies that promise to drive co-op efficiency, improve performance, and enhance strategic planning. Featuring industry-leading innovations, hundreds of technology influencers, and thousands of cooperative decision-makers, the TechAdvantage Expo is where technology solutions for the...

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Publications

CAISO Queue Cluster 15 Window Upcoming April 2023

CAISO Queue Cluster 15 Window Upcoming April 2023

Electric Power Engineers Senior Manager of Resource Integration and Compliance, Ramsey Ayass, shared this information on the upcoming CAISO Queue Cluster 15 Window: The California ISO (CAISO) recently posted the results of the estimated number of Cluster 15 interconnection requests that they will receive based on a non-binding and confidential survey that was sent out in October 2022. Based on this market notice, generator developers have noted that they plan to submit 279 to 308 new...

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Understanding the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity

Understanding the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity

Electricity plays a vital role in the day-to-day lives of everyone powering everything from homes to communication to transportation to businesses. Understanding the generating, transmission and distribution of electricity is complex and involves many different aspects. Let's take a closer look at each aspect of electricity and how they interact on the power grid. Power Generation Generation of electricity itself is the first part of the process. This is typically done using power plants,...

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Ensuring Physical Security of Transmission Stations and Substations

Ensuring Physical Security of Transmission Stations and Substations

EPE's NERC CIP Program Manager, Darrel Grumman, shared his thoughts on physical security of transmission stations and substations in light of the recent substation attack in North Carolina: Transmission lines and substation ownership in the United States is a mix of regulated and unregulated entities including investor-owned utilities (IOUs), municipalities, cooperatives, and federal PMAs with IOUs accounting for more than 80% of transmission. These entities are responsible for the security of...

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