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Enhancing Electricity Grid Resilience against Extreme Weather Conditions

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Monday, April 8, 2024
IEEE Consultants’ Network of San Diego
San Diego IEEE Women in Engineering
San Diego IEEE Power Electronics Society
San Diego IEEE Power & Energy Society
San Diego IEEE Industry Applications Society
IEEE Student Chapter at SDSU
(generously hosting the event)
Enhancing Electricity Grid Resilience against
Extreme Weather Conditions
Saeed Manshadi, PhD
This presentation addresses the urgent need to enhance power grid resilience in the face of increasing wildfire threats, exacerbated by climate change and other factors. It explores innovative strategies and technologies for mitigating the impact of natural disasters on power systems, ensuring the continuity of electricity supply to customers and critical infrastructure. The presentation delves into the challenges of modeling and incorporating risk in grid operations and proposes solutions through wildfire risk-aware planning and robust optimization for long-term planning. It highlights the significance of de-energizing power lines in high-risk conditions and the potential of Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) to meet demand growth while minimizing wildfire risks.
Speaker(s): Saeed Manshadi,
Lamden Hall – Room 343
San Diego State University
We recommend parking in Structure 1 From Interstate 8, take College Avenue South and drive into Parking Structure 1. You can purchase a 1-2 hour parking permit by phone using the PayByPhone app ($3 per hour):
After parking, take the elevator to the 6th floor, walk across the bridge, Lamden Hall is the first building at the end of the pedestrian bridge.
San Diego IEEE Consultants' Network Meeting Date and Time:
April 8, 2024 (Monday)
5:30 – 6:30 pm – Presentation / Introductions
“Finger Food” will be provided.
We welcome newcomers and old faces we haven’t seen in a while.
Room: 343, Bldg: Lamden Hall, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, United States, 92182

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