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Phase 2: Exploring Technologies

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio
180 E. Broad Street, 11B, Columbus Ohio

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Opening Remarks

9:00 to 9:15 a.m. - Chairman Asim Z. Haque

The Platform

9:15 to 10:15 a.m. - Grid Architecture

10:15 to 10:30 a.m. - Break

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. - Communications Architecture

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Lunch

Integration and Interoperability

Key considerations for the exchange and use of data to ensure the distribution system effectively meets the needs of the grid of the future. 

12:30 to 1:00 p.m. - Presentation

1:00 to 2:15 p.m. Communications Requirements Panel

2:15 to 2:30 p.m. - Break

2:30 to 3:45 p.m. - IT / OT Convergence Panel

3:45 to 5:00 p.m. Standards Development Panel

 

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Enabling Technologies for the Evolving Grid

Discussion of the requirements needed to enable the distribution grid of the future, including an examination of the cost effectiveness, opportunities and challenges associated with the deployment and interaction of specific technologies.

9:00 to 9:30 a.m. Presentation

9:30 to 10:45 a.m. - Data Management and Utilization Panel

10:45 to 11:00 a.m. - Break

11:00 a.m.to 12:30 p.m. - Distribution Automation, Volt-VAR Control & Optimization Panel

12:30 to 1:30 p.m. - Lunch

1:30 to 1:45 p.m. - Commission meeting

Utility Perspectives

An assessment of current system capabilities and investments needed to support future capabilities as well as prioritization of objectives. 

1:45 to 3:00 p.m. - AEP Ohio, DP&L

3:00 to 3:15 p.m. - Break          

3:15 to 4:30 p.m. - Duke Energy Ohio, First Energy

 

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Integrating Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) into the Evolving Grid

9:00 to 9:45 a.m. - The State of DERs Presentation

9:45 to 11:00 a.m. - Distribution System Safety and Reliability Panel     

11:00 to 11:15 a.m. - Break          

11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Distribution System Planning and Operations Panel

12:30 to 1:45 p.m. - Lunch

Energy Storage

1:45 to 2:15 p.m. - Presentation

2:15 to 3:30 p.m. - Panel

3:30 to 3:45 p.m. - Break

Wrap-Up

3:45 to 4:15 p.m. - Presentation

  • Jeff Taft, Chief Architect, Electric Grid Transformation, PNNL

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