The Preparation of an Emergency Restoration Plan for T&D Utilities
Extreme events such as the 1994 Northridge Earthquake in California, the 1998 Ice Storm that hit Eastern Canada and the United States, the 1999 Wind Storm that toppled power lines in France and Western Europe, and Hurricane Katrina that caused widespread power outages in southern US, have demonstrated that utilities cannot escape emergencies.
The “Guide for the Preparation of an Emergency Restoration Plan,” developed by the CEATI Wind and Ice Storm Mitigation Interest Group (WISMIG), deals with major elements and details for planning for extreme events. It outlines a methodology for developing priority levels and response strategies, and for ensuring personnel safety and the availability of adequate resources in response to a catastrophic event.
This one-day training seminar will take utilities through the necessary steps for developing or updating their own emergency response plans and will provide opportunities for sharing experiences and discussing the state-of-the-art in Emergency Restoration Planning. The principles learned can be easily applied for the management of any crisis situation.
Emergency Restoration Planning
Emergency Response Policy
Emergency Response Organization
Risk Identification and Expected Magnitudes
Proactive Emergency Anticipation
Contigency Planning & Restoration Strategies
Training, Exercises, Drills
Mutual Assistance Agreements
Documentation and Document Control
Dr. Anand Goel has over 40 years of professional experience, spending 24 years in the Engineering Division of Ontario Hydro/Hydro One and serving as Manager in Lines Engineering for 18 years, leading a team of professionals for power line engineering services. A highlight of his career includes leading the diagnostic engineering teams and participating in restoration efforts after the 1998 Ice Storm. He obtained his B.E. (Honours) from IIT Roorkee, India and his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, Canada.
Dr. Goel has been active in CEA R&D activities for the past 20 years and was a leading participant on the CEATI Overhead Line Design Issues and Wind and Ice Storm Mitigation Interest Group. He is a member of technical committees in CSA, CIGRE, and IEEE and is a Senior Member of IEEE. He has authored and co-authored over 20 technical papers and has made numerous presentations at technical conferences around the world.
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