Electrical Systems Subgroup Meeting
March 25-26 at the JW Marriott in Washington, D.C.
Objective: For participants of the SMART Wind Electrical subgroup to meet each other, Identify gaps and opportunities, learn about state-of-the art technology and manufacturing methods and capture information for the final Roadmap.
Note: Times in Eastern time; session times subject to change
Wednesday, March 25 DWEA Cocktails and SMART Wind Dinner
5:30-7p Cocktails on the Hill, all are welcome | Location: Rayburn Bldg B‐354
7:30-9:30p “Dutch Treat” cash-only group dinner, all are welcome
Location: Bullfeathers DC 410 First St SE, Washington, DC 20003
Thursday, March 26 Electrical Systems Subgroup Meeting
Location: Senate Room, JW Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20004
7:30a Registration and Full Breakfast
8:00a Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:05a Electrical Subgroup Opportunities and gaps
What do you hope this project to accomplish?
What are your areas of expertise?
9:00a Future of the Grid: Smart Grid and Distributed Wind
10:30a Alternator Panel Discussion
10-15 min each followed by discussion
Rare Earth Magnets, Jim Sims, Molycorp, Inc.
1:00p Shock and Fire: Electrical Safety and Standards
Electrical testing and certification, Mike Hudon, Intertek (virtual)
UL6142, Chris Storbeck, UL – Presentation
Energy Storage, NEC, Dr. Rob Wills, Intergrid Consulting
2:00p Power Electronics Panel Discussion
10-15 min on latest greatest followed by discussion
Power America and Distributed Wind, Dr. John Muth, NC State University
4:00p Report from Rapporteur
Ruth Baranowski, Wind Advisors Team
Refine the list of gaps and opportunities
Brainstorm actions regarding listed gaps
List next (virtual) meetings
5:00p Close of meeting
5:30-7:30p Invitation-Only for OEMs, Subgroup Leaders & Core Team
Discussion on next steps, thoughts, feedback
Thank You to our SMART Wind Electrical Meeting Sponsors: