Cary, North Carolina, August 26, 2016 – ABB has announced additional details about the “Optimizing reliability today” track of its upcoming APW digital conference. This online education event, titled “Risk, reliability & recovery,” will focus on electric power and microgrids, and take place September 22, 2016, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. EDT. It is free to attend.
The conference will begin with a keynote session and then continue in two tracks. In the “Optimizing reliability today” track, sessions will focus on some of the most important issues facing utilities today. From storm preparedness and recovery, to cyber security and distributed energy resources, technology and industry experts will chart a path for successful grid modernization.
Sessions in this track include:
- Taking the wind out of the next SuperStorm: Strategies for preparation and recovery (12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT)
- Successfully integrating DERs to maximize renewable penetration (1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT)
- How secure is your substation? (2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT)
- Building a successful roadmap for grid modernization (3:00-4:00 p.m. EDT)
The Risk, reliability & recovery online educational event will feature industry experts discussing real-world solutions to the challenges utilities face: shrinking budgets, aging assets, new regulations and a host of new devices (e.g., rooftop solar) coming online. It will focus on how technologies that are available now can help utilities meet their goals for reliability, efficiency and cost, today and in the future.
In-person and online, ABBs Automation & Power World (APW) is the place to meet world-class industry experts, learn about solutions to business challenges and experience the most innovative automation and electrification technologies and solutions for manufacturers and utilities being developed today. Registration for the Risk, reliability & recovery digital conference is now available, free of charge. For more information about this conference and upcoming APW digital conferences, please visit http://new.abb.com/apw/digitalconference.
ABB (www.abb.com) is a leading global technology company in power and automation that enables utility, industry, and transport & infrastructure customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in roughly 100 countries and employs about 135,000