May 27, 2021
Workplace Transformation & Returning to the Office

Connie Hergert, OPG’s VP Corporate Real Estate presented on their workplace strategy and the key changes that drove a workplace transformation

April 1, 2021
Human Performance Program

Robin Condon, New Brunswick Power’s Director of Health & Safety presented on human performance in utilities with a focus on situational awareness including the “No Blame” approach so as not to drive reporting underground as well as to enable effective communications.

January 25, 2022
Field Ergonomics with Soft Tissue Reduction

Ergonomics helps to ensure you do not physically overexert yourself in the workplace. Reducing this stress on your body eliminates many injuries associated with overuse of muscles, awkward positions, and repetitive motions. There are 5 common ergonomic hazards that may occur as part of work activities. This presentation will focus on these 5 hazards and how to prevent physical discomfort and reduce Soft Tissue Injuries (STIs).

October 21, 2021
Here Come the Drones

Parikshat Pathak, SMUD’s Supervising Principal Engineer shared how UAVs can help reduce company risk and increase worker safety.

April 23, 2020
Mentorship of Two Leaders: Supporting, Stretching and Inspiring Women

Featuring Rose Santos and Cheryl Robertson of SaskPower, including their experience and careers to date and details on the SaskPower People Power initiative.

July 7, 2020
Women in Power Featuring Jane Travers of OPG

Jane Travers is the Vice-President of Asset Management and Optimization at OPG, and shared her experience in the industry including career path, lessons learned, and the International Women's Day 2020.

March 10, 2021
Women in Power Mentorships

Featuring a panel discussion between Marianne Walter of Consumers Energy, Natasha Gentry of BPA, Jaclynn Miller of US Army Corps of Engineers, and Kristina Newhouse of Avista.

September 17, 2021
COVID-19 Roundtable Discussion: Return to Office Plans and Changing Business Practices

This roundtable conversation focussed on utilities’ return to work plans, changes to business practices and what the new normal might look like.

March 31, 2021
Overall Cost Reductions through Program Prioritization

This webinar was led by National Grid who spoke about its pilot program on Vegetation Management Optimization.

June 10, 2021
Revisiting the Use of Drones

This webinar presented by John Gwozdz, NYPA talked about the successes and failures of recent projects on the use of drones.

October 5, 2021
Testing the Use of Satellite Imagery and AI to Help Identify Vegetation Encroachment and Fuel Loading on Our Transmission Lines

This webinar presented by John Hansen of Tri-State talked about the company's R&D project on the use of using satellite imagery paired with AI to help in the identification of vegetation encroachment and fuel loading on select lines in the Rocky Mountains of New Mexico and Colorado.

May 11, 2021
Magnetic Flux Leakage (MFL) Test Results

In this webinar Jeff Liles, FPL and Ray Markunas, PSE&G spoke about the findings of the Magnetic Flux Leakage testing.

August 24, 2021
Retrofitting HPGF Circuit with XLPE

This webinar featured by Jeffrey Liles (FPL) talked about the entire process of cable replacement from engineering to commissioning.

October 6, 2021
Workshop : Corrosion Mitigation and Detection Strategies for Managing and Life Extension of UG Transmission Cables

The objective of this workshop was to provide an engaging platform for CEATI's interest group members to discuss corrosion mitigation and detection strategies.

February 24, 2021
Using Smart Wires to Cost Effectively Increase Transmission Assets Capacity

This webinar presented by Andrew Martin, Customer Solutions Director for North America, Smart Wires focused on the SmartValve technology and the experience of helping utilities plan their future transmission investments.

June 21, 2021
Maximizing Transmission Capabilities on Existing Right of Ways

This webinar was presented by Dr. Rob Stephen, academic specialist advisor, University of Kwa Zulu Natal and Dr.Rajiv Varma, Professor, University of Western Ontario. The session focussed on a range of topics from increasing thermal rating by probabilistic method to AC to DC Conversion and HVDC Transmission.

July 13, 2021
Webinar : Exploring the Theory of Series Compensation

This webinar presented by Iman Khosravi, Siemens focussed on the general theory of series compensation, reviewed different technologies and looked at the design, components, operation and maintenance of systems.

July 23, 2021
Substation Resiliency - Flooding Mitigation

This webinar presented by Dan Littlefield, Avangrid Networks & Steve Schaub, GPD Group focussed on the efforts undertaken by Avangrid to improve the resiliency of power grid.

May 6, 2021
Power Quality Monitoring

Chris Mullins, Power Monitors, Inc spoke about the different options, tradeoffs and recommendations when it comes to distribution monitoring.

May 19, 2021
Transients and Sudden Voltage Changes

In this webinar Daniel Sabin and Jon Bicke, Schneider Electric talked about definitions, causes, and impacts of both oscillatory and impulsive transients in utility, commercial and industrial electrical systems

July 27, 2021
Evaluating Wind and Solar Power Plants Harmonics Against IEEE Harmonics Standards

In this webinar David Mueller, EnerNex spoke about the the multiple standards used to check the harmonic emissions from wind and solar plants during energization.

February 3, 2021
Deep Learning for Overhead Equipment

This webinar presented by Mr. Ted Zalucki and Mr. Travis Squires of METSCO Energy Solutions talked about ways in which deep learning methods can be applied to overhead equipment asset management.

August 3, 2021
Emerging Technologies for Enhancing the Application of UAV in Overhead Transmission Line Asset

This webinar presented by Andrew Rizzetto of Kinectrics Inc will primarily focus on new and emerging technologies relating to onboard payload sensors, data processing methods, and UAS operations

October 29, 2021
Techniques and Methodologies for Evaluating and Quantifying Risks

This objective of this webinar presented by Athanasios Kolios of Ergovate Consulting is to examine risk evaluation techniques specific for overhead transmission lines that include risk quantification, risk analysis in terms of consequences and their probability of occurrence.

March 24, 2021
Workshop : FRP Pole Technology and Its Application to T&D Overhead Lines

The primary focus of this workshop was to provide members the best available information on the current FRP technology and its application and usage in the industry.

May 12, 2021
Structural Analysis and Design of Slip-Joint Connections in Polygonal Transmission Steel Poles

This webinar presented by Jay Wu, EDM International focussed on the analysis and the design of slip joint connections in polygonal transmission steel poles.

June 21, 2021
Maximizing Transmission Capabilities on Existing Right of Ways

This webinar was presented by Dr. Rob Stephen, academic specialist advisor, University of Kwa Zulu Natal and Dr.Rajiv Varma, Professor, University of Western Ontario. The session focussed on a range of topics from increasing thermal rating by probabilistic method to AC to DC Conversion and HVDC Transmission.

March 24, 2021
Workshop : FRP Pole Technology and Its Application to T&D Overhead Lines

The primary focus of this workshop was to provide members the best available information on the current FRP technology and its application and usage in the industry.

July 14, 2021
Network Protectors: A Historical Perspective and Lessons Learned

The webinar presented by Mark Faulkner, Eaton focussed on history of Network Protectors and lessons learnt.

July 28, 2021
Network Protector Operational Fundamentals

The webinar presented by Mark Faulkner, Eaton focussed on the basics of Network Protector operation and relay settings.

August 25, 2021
The Journey to Vehicle-to-Grid Integration (VGI): A Charging Network Operator’s Perspective

This webinar presented by Matthieu Loos, AddEnergie offered a charging network provider’s view on V2G, including the state of enabling technologies, objectives to be kept in mind, current obstacles and challenges, and the next steps to take on the VGI journey.

September 15, 2021
Network Modeling and Data Governance

This webinar was hosted by Terry Nielson,GridBright. The objective of this project was to provide state of the art information on the management of network models including providing insights as to how utilities use network models.

October 4, 2021
Field Testing of Faulted Circuit Indicators and Line Sensors

This session hosted by Powertech provided practical and useful information for utilities in selecting Faulted Circuit Indicators/line sensors and DMS integration.

September 14, 2021
Enterprise Risk Management

This end of project webinar was presented by Robert Otal, Kurtis Martin-Sturmey, and Nicholas Pirritano of METSCO Energy Solutions. The objective of this project was to establish a series of teleconferences with CEATI member utilities in order to gain new knowledge on enterprise risk management frameworks.

October 21, 2021
Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Automation Efforts

This webinar featured Thomas TA (BC Hydro) and Alexander Orrson (PPL Electric Utilities) who talked about their respective utility's automation of the production of KPIs and the benefits gained.

November 24, 2021
Interactive Discussion: Utility Responses on Critical Documents in Asset Management

In this interactive session the results of APS and Avangrid’s Asset Management in T&D Request for Information on critical documents in asset management will be discussed.

May 13, 2021
Workshop: CEATI Member Utility COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery Planning

Featuring member presentations from PG&E, OPG and the US Army Corps of Engineers.

July 29, 2021
Workshop : Inverter-Based Generation Resources NERC PRC-019 Guidance

This workshop presented by Matthew Manley, Power Grid Engineering described about the approach, challenges, and lessons learned performing NERC PRC-019 studies for inverter-based generating resources (IBRs) and how IBRs compare to synchronous generator application.

September 13, 2021
Protection Relay Configuration Management

"This training webinar presented by Todd Wedge,Siemens Digital Industries covered the automation features of the CrossBow solution from Siemens that support the process and documentation requirements of device configurations."

September 29, 2021
Development of Protection Self-Training Modules

This end of project webinar was hosted by British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). The objective of the project was to develop the first of several self-training protection fundamentals module for Protection & Control interest group members.

March 18, 2021
Smart Ground Multimeter

This webinar presented by Hilton Mills & Lee Howard, Hood Patterson & Dewar revolved around EPRI Smart Ground Multimeter (SGM), a computer-based hardware and software solution to overcome the common pitfalls encountered with ground system testing.

August 30, 2021
Workshop : Induction Hazards

The workshop organized for the Personal Protective Grounding Working Group focussed on the different grounding practices in the industry and recommendations to improve.

September 9, 2021
"GridEx Planning: Follow-Up Interactive Session "

This interactive session focused on sharing best practices and lessons learned to help members of the Infrastructure Protection & Security interest group to make the necessary preparations ahead of GridEx VI on Nov 16-17 2021.

October 4, 2021
Key Loss at Cooperative Energy, Great River Hydro and Idaho Power: Re-Keying & Other Mitigation Efforts

This session led by Scotty Barron (Cooperative Energy), Chris Davidson (Idaho Power) and Gary McCormick (Great River Hydro) focussed on the issue of Key loss and the different mitigating efforts to overcome the challenge.

October 26, 2021
Key System’s Inc Electronic Key Storage Solution

This webinar presented by Mike Urie (ABLOY Canada) talked about the latest electronic key storage solution developed by Key System Inc to enhance security around the usage of keys.

May 18, 2021
Workshop : Decarbonizing the Economy: Delivery and End Uses of Hydrogen

The Demand Side Energy Management and Energy and Integration Strategy interest groups organized a joint workshop that talked about ways to decarbonize the economy with a particular focus on the delivery and end use of hydrogen.

October 19, 2021
End Use Load Profiles for the U.S. Building Stock

This webinar featured Andrew Parker (NREL) who spoke about the methodology used in the development of end-use load profiles for the U.S. residential and commercial building stock.

October 28, 2021
Indoor Agriculture initiatives in Ontario

This webinar presented by Vicki Gagnon (IESO) focussed on the indoor agriculture initiatives in Ontario to manage energy production and delivery.

October 1, 2021
Integrating Hydrogen - Themal Plant Operator Considerations

A fireside discussion surrounding blending hydrogen into natural gas for power generation in thermal units, with a specific focus on what changes may need to be put in place in your facilities in order for this to happen safely, reliably, and effectively.

October 5, 2021
OEM Workshop: Emerging Technologies and Future Business Practices in Hydro

During this 3 day workshop, CEATI members heard from experts at Andritz, GE Renewable and Voith about state of the art technologies and materials, computerized monitoring and data trending, and remote business operations for hydropower plants.

October 1, 2021
Guidance for Technical Specifications for Procurement of Major Hydraulic Plant Equipment - Turbines

As part of an ongoing Hydropower Plant Equipment initiative, a set of checklists are under development to aid in the drafting of technical specifications for various hydro plant equipment. This webinar focused on the checklists related to turbine and turbine model testing.

August 30, 2021
Guidance for Technical Specifications for Procurement of Major Hydraulic Plant Equipment - Generator and Neutral Grounding Checklists

As part of an ongoing Hydropower Plant Equipment initiative, a set of checklists are under development to aid in the drafting of technical specifications for various hydro plant equipment. This webinar focused on the checklists related to generator and neutral grounding checklists.

May 4, 2021
Climate-Informed Flood Design Values for Dam Construction and Maintenance

Featuring presentations from Hydro-Quebec and Ouranos, this webinar provides details on the methodology and an overview of how this project aimed to incorporate information on future projected changes into the design, operation, or maintenance of hydropower facilities. The goal of this collaboration was to propose a methodology to include future climate projections into the estimation of 1:1,000 and 1:10,000 flood events and to identify appropriate adaptation options.

July 7, 2021
Inflow Forecasting Working Group: Understanding Heavier Precipitation Events

Featuring a presentation by David Roth of the National Weather Service Weather Prediction Center, focusing on the remnants of hurricanes.

July 13, 2021
Northwestern Energy's Experience with joining the Energy Imbalance Market

The webinar, presented by Jake Stagnoli of NorthWestern, provides an overview of NorthWestern, why they decided to join the EIM, and challenges that they faced whilst preparing for the Go-Live. The presentation also includes an overview of the post-Go-Live period.

February 15, 2022
Standard Asset Hierarchies Workshop #4: Hierarchy of Water Conveyance

One of five webinars looking at the asset hierarchies, with the ultimate goal of creating a comprehensive and generic equipment list that can be mapped to any utility's hierarchy.

January 18, 2022
Standard Asset Hierarchies Workshop #3: Property

One of five webinars looking at the asset hierarchies, with the ultimate goal of creating a comprehensive and generic equipment list that can be mapped to any utility's hierarchy. 

October 18, 2021
Young Professionals Networking Event

Featuring keynote presentations from Natasha Follick of Algonquin Power and Tyler Nice of EWEB, and breakout discussions on mentoring and career choices and progression. 

November 10, 2021
Young Professionals Networking Event

Featuring keynote presentations from Mike Zaichkowsky of Newfoundland Labrador Hydro and Megan Melham of EPCOR, and breakout discussions on mentoring and career choices and progression. 

January 18, 2022
What Does it Take to Make an Asset Health Index Worth the Work?

Sachin Pradhan from AMCL will present on how to make the optimum use of asset subject matter experts and the process to develop useful asset health indices. 

November 4, 2021
A Novel Geothermal Power Production System

The webinar presented by Ryland Wiggs (Deep Well Power, LLC) focussed on their company's latest state of the art geothermal power production system.

November 9, 2021
Multilateral Closed-Loop Geothermal System

This webinar featured John Redfern, Eavor Technologies who spoke on how their closed loop technology are driving the accessibility of geothermal energy anywhere in the world.

December 7, 2021
Designing and Implementing a Large-Scale Light-Duty EVSE Make-Ready Program In New York

The webinar presented by Britt Reichborn-Kjennerud from Con Edison will talk about PowerReady electric vehicle infrastructure incentive program and the early lessons learned from the first year of implementation.

December 1, 2021
Reliable Continuity of Business Solutions

Mario Arce of Siemens will present on the importance of staffing expertise in the power inudstry for both asset managers, and OEMs. As attrition and retirements happen, ensuring a reliable continuity of business is essential. This webinar will disucss solutions that fit the current landscape and challenges the future will bring. 

September 7, 2021
The Repurpose, Retire or Demolition of Retiring Fossil Generation

Addressing the choices to be made when a fossil generation plant no longer fits the resource needs. What are the Repurpose Options, Retire in Place Options, and the Demolition Options.

August 10, 2021
Power Generation IT/OT Convergence and Cyber Security Risks

IT and OT are converging quickly to keep up with Industry 4.0. The industrial digitization offers new efficiencies and services, it has the capacity to raise the bar in maintaining the integrity and performance of mission critical infrastructures. However, it comes with several challenges that could present a threat to operations, such as cyber security.

August 4, 2021
Inflow Forecasting Working Group: Case Study of the Decision Support System at Sarawak Energy in Malaysia

This case study featured the recent implementation of the Decision Support System (DSS) at Sarawak Energy Behard's control center. Focus given to the operational flow forecasting component of the DSS. 

December 7, 2021
Review of two USBR Climate Change Research Projects

Andrew Newman from the National Center for Atmospheric Research will present on atmospheric drivers of chance in event sequencing and intensity-duration-frequency curves. Dan Wright of University of Wisconsin - Madison will present on predicting future climate change impacts on flood frequency in complex watersheds using stochastic storm transposition and process-driven modeling. 

December 8, 2021
Penstock Filling Procedure

Faheem Sadeque of BC Hydro will present on air blow-back incidents at BC Hydro and an example of careful review of penstock filling procedure. 

November 19, 2021
Guidelines for Dam Safety Information Management

As part of an ongoing Dam Safety initiative on "Guidelines for Dam Safety Information Management" this webinar will feature a utility case study from Ontario Power Generation. Presented by Erica Burton of OPG. 

December 7, 2021
CADAM 3D Software

Martin Leclerc of CADAM 3D will present their software designed for stability analyses of concrete gravity dams. 

December 8, 2021
Key Performance Indicators for T&D Assets: Review of Indicators (Leading, Lagging or Both)

This session is focused on the drivers that make a KPI leading or lagging, and determine a list of KPIs for the group to look into in the future. 

December 7, 2021
Standard Asset Hierarchies Workshop #2: Powerhouse

One of five webinars looking at the asset hierarchies, with the ultimate goal of creating a comprehensive and generic equipment list that can be mapped to any utility's hierarchy. 

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