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EISPC Upcoming Events Through March 2015

March 5-6 EISPC Meeting

The Eastern Interconnection States Planning Council (EISPC) will meet March 5-6,2015 at The Hilton Newark Penn Station Hotel, Newark New Jersey.  The working group meeting will begin at 8:00AM followed by the council meeting at 9:00AM, Thursday, March 5 and will conclude at approximately 2:00PM, Friday, March 6. Please view all of the meeting information here

You can view the current agenda here

If you have questions about the agenda or meeting arrangements, please contact contact Kerry Worthington at kworthington@naruc.org

Monday, February 23, 2015 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern

Case Study Results on the Benefits to Using Probabilistic Methods for Bulk Power System Planning

Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5068181620150615298

The consultants will demonstrate the potential role and benefits of using probabilistic methods in bulk power system planning using case studies. Throughout the case studies, EPRI in conjuction with Astrape Consulting, General Reliability, Advanced Grounding Concepts, and Southern Company will explain how probabilistic methods could be supplemental to the existing deterministic methods. The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), The Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO), and the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) participated by providing relevant network models and advice.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern

Incorporating Risk Analysis Into Planning Processes – A White Paper on Dealing with Uncertainty in Transmission Planning

Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2700013893828173826

Slides for the webinar can be viewed here

Join us on Thursday, February 26th for a webinar presentation by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) on incorporating risk analysis into planning processes.  In particular, EPRI will explain how probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) methodologies can provide a framework for considering uncertainties and risks facing transmission planners, how PRA methods can address the complexities introduced by the uncertainties in data and forecasts, and offer guidance on how to incorporate risk analysis into transmission and other resource planning.EPRI completed a white paper on this topic in conjunction with Astrape Consulting, General Reliability, Advanced Grounding Concepts, and Southern Company. The project team will provide an overview of the topics covered in the white paper.


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