CEATI's Upcoming Generation Fall Events

27 Jul 2021

Upcoming Fall CEATI Events

Generation Programs

CEATI’s Generation Programs will be meeting this fall!

Our utility members look forward to collaborating and learning from one another at the following events:

Hydraulic Plant Life Interest Group (HPLIG)

Target Audience: Engineering Directors and Managers, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, Plant Managers

Related image  September 14-15, 2021 - HPLIG Virtual General Meeting

Topics will include:

  • Safety moment: plant operation near misses during COVID-19
  • Reducing vulnerability to loss of production
  • Snowy Hydro’s alarms management program upgrade and rationalization
  • Testing of environmentally acceptable oils, impacts of start/stops and cycling, and machine condition monitoring
  • Guidance on developing technical specifications and training for new engineers and plant operators

Related image  October 5-7, 2021 - HPLIG OEM Interface Workshop: Emerging Technologies & Future Business Practices in Hydro

Dam Safety Interest Group (DSIG)

Target Audience: Chief Dam Safety Engineers, Civil Engineers

Related image September 28-29, 2021 - DSIG Virtual General Meeting

Topics will include:

  • Human factors to consider in failure mode identification
  • Probable maximum snow accumulation estimation methodology
  • Public safety and security: utility experiences and best practices identified using the dam safety maturity matrices
  • Project work on dam safety program benchmarking, training, inundation mapping and assessment of existing spillways

Hydropower Operations and Planning Interest Group (HOPIG)

Target Audience: Operations Managers, Planning and Scheduling Managers, Optimization Managers, Hydrologists, Energy Planning Analysts

Related image October 19, 2021 - HOPIG Inflow Forecasting Working Group Meeting

Related image October 20, 2021 - HOPIG Climate Change Adaptation Working Group Meeting

Related image October 26-27, 2021 - HOPIG Virtual General Meeting and Information Exchange

Topics will include:

  • Challenges related to ramping rates
  • Hydrologic forecast competition
  • Streamflow assessment toolkit for changing conditions

Asset Management Interest Group (AMIG)

Target Audience: Asset Managers, Investment Planners, Risk Managers

Related image October 26-27, 2021 - Asset Management Conference (Hosted by AMIG and SAMP)

Related image November 9, 2021 - AMIG Virtual General Meeting

Topics will include:

  • Asset Management Plans (AMPs): member examples and lessons learned
  • Integrating (or not) dam/water control assets into asset management
  • Leveraging data to improve asset management decisions

Thermal Generation Interest Group (TGIG)

Target Audience: Thermal Plant Engineers, Operators, Specialists, Directors, Managers

Related image November 16-18, 2021 - TGIG Virtual General Meeting

Topics will include:

  • Identification and mitigation of barriers to reducing minimum loads and improving ramp rates
  • ENMAX’s hybrid gas-battery project
  • Plant performance monitoring: new technologies and best practices
  • Hydrogen blending in natural gas turbines
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