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Assess and Reduce the Risk of Power Lines Igniting Wildfires

Summary: When new wildfires are sparked, electric utilities are often blamed, and face lawsuits and settlements in the millions of dollars as a result. In this webinar, electric utility professionals can learn how to reduce the risk of power lines igniting wildfires through enhanced risk assessment and reduction strategies.

Presented by: Tony Sleva

When: June 6, 2024, 10:00 AM PDT

Duration: 45 - 60 minutes

Related service: Wildfire Risk Assessment & Analysis

Further reading: Wildfire Risk Blog Collection

Assess and Reduce the Risk of Power Lines Igniting Wildfires Webinar
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Electric Vehicle Infrastructure: Homework for Electric Utilities

SummaryIn the near future, electric utilities must prepare to charge thousands of EV batteries in their service areas. Attendees will gain insights required to meet consumer expectations for residential, commercial, and fleet EV charging.

Duration: 45-60 minutes

Related service: Electric Vehicle Preparedness Analysis

Further reading: Electric Vehicle Blog Collection

EVs Webinar
Physical Securiy Webinar
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Effective Physical Security for Electric Substations

Summary: This presentation will discuss why today’s substation security is not enough and explain Prescient's new SHIELDR approach to physical security. Attendees will learn about the importance of improved physical security at substations.

Duration: 45-60 minutes

Related service: Power System Security Assessment

Further reading: Power System Security Blog Collection

Models Webinar
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Wide Area Blackout Prevention Using Advanced Models

Summary: Learn why grid models require updates to prove that the grid can recover after three phase faults are cleared. Updated models must include air conditioners, electric vehicles, and distributed energy sources as criteria for analyzing fault recovery.

Duration: 45-60 minutes

Related service: Wide Area Blackout Risk Assessment

Further reading: 2 Goals for More Accurate Power System Models

Risk of Blackouts from DERs Webinar
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Risks of Wide Area Blackouts from Distributed Renewables

Summary: Though historically rare events, wide area blackouts have the potential to become yearly occurrences as energy sources transition to distributed renewables. Attendees will learn about what can trigger a wide area blackout, and what can be done to prevent them.

Duration: 30 - 45 minutes

Related service: Wide Area Blackout Risk Assessment

Further reading: Blackouts  Blog Collection

Power Lies: Wildfire Risk Webinar
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Power Lines: Wildfire Risk Assessment & Prevention

Summary: Attendees will learn about Prescient's unique approach to wildfire risk assessments and recommended enhancements to power line design, maintenance, and protective relaying schemes. This introductory webinar will give electric utilities a glimpse at our recommendations to minimize the risk of power lines sparking wildfires.

Duration: 30 - 45 minutes

Related service: Wildfire Risk Assessment & Analysis

Further reading: Wildfire Risk Blog Collection

Wildfire Risk Reduction Using Innovativ Protective Relaying Webinar
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Wildfire Risk Reduction Using Innovative Protective Relaying

Summary: This presentation describes innovations that can be implemented to minimize the possibility of electric power lines igniting wildfires using components that are available, off the shelf, today. It will outline new protective relay applications, including techniques that eliminate the need for proactive blackouts to prevent wildfires.

Duration: 45 - 60 minutes

Related service: Wildfire Risk Assessment & Analysis

Further reading: Wildfire Risk Blog Collection

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