ABB has announced additional details about the “Preparing for the future grid” 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 “Preparing for the future grid” track, sessions will focus on the change taking place within the power industry and several key areas where that change is most evident. Presenters in these sessions will examine the business case for microgrids, the rising importance of service, the advent of digital substations and the future of the generation mix.
Sessions in this track include:
- Key considerations for a successful grid-embedded microgrid (12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT)
- Revolutionizing substation maintenance practices to maximize reliability (1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT)
- Digital substations: Protection & control for the future power system (2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT)
- Navigating the changing generation landscape (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 you meet your 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 your 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 people.