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Committee Manuals, Policies, and Procedures
Membership in the T&D Committee consists of Committee Officers; Past-Chairs of the Committee; Subcommittee Chairs, Vice Chairs, and Secretaries; Working Group Chairs, Vice Chairs, and Secretaries.
- T&D Committee Organization and Procedures Manual (2014 July 31): DOCX | PDF
- T&D Committee Policies & Procedures for Standards Development (2013 June 14): PDF
- Policies & Procedures for Working Groups (2014 April 23): DOCX | PDF
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Subcommittees of the Transmission and Distribution Committee
Scope: Coordination of the activities of the main committee and its subcommittees. Assistance and advice to the chair of the main committee.
100 Cummings Center, Suite 130G
Beverly, MA 01923
Web Page: http://grouper.ieee.org/groups/td/admin/
Scope: Treatment of all shunt and series capacitor matters related to economics, technical design, theoretical and experimental performance, installation, application and service operation for use in power circuits of 60 Hertz and below for the purpose of affecting performance or operating characteristics of these circuits.
R. Sévigny, Chair
Web Page: http://grouper.ieee.org/groups/td/cap/
Scope: Treatment, consideration and coordination of the economic and technical factors that influence the analysis, design, construction, operation, planning, standardization of components and environmental compatibility of overhead and underground electric distribution systems.
J. Romero Aguero, Chair
4020 Westchase Blvd, Suite 300
Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
Web Page: http://grouper.ieee.org/groups/td/dist/
Engineering in the Safety, Maintenance and Operation of Lines (ESMOL) Subcommittee
Scope: The treatment of all matters related to the engineering in maintenance of lines and associated devices. Research, development, testing, acceptance of various techniques, practices and procedures (involving the physical effects and other considerations) as they relate to safety and maintenance of lines and associated devices. Development of work methods to provide safe work areas while taking into consideration grounding, bonding, induction effects, equipment characteristics and testing techniques.
E. Hunt, Chair
Western Area Power Administration
4825 S. Industrial Road
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82007
Web Page: http://ieee-sa.centraldesktop.com/esmolpublic/
HVDC & FACTS Subcommittee
Scope: Treatment of technology related to direct current and flexible alternating current transmission systems. Applications of power electronic switching equipment and ancillary components to AC and DC transmission systems. Coordination of these systems at the interface between transmission and generation and the over-all studies of their parameters and performance.
A. Isaacs, Chair
107-865 Waverley Street
Winnipeg, MB R3T 5P4
Web Page: www.ece.uidaho.edu/hvdcfacts/
Overhead Lines Subcommittee
Scope: Treatment of all matters of economical and technical design, theoretical and experimental performance, installation, and service operation of transmission and distribution conductors and overhead ground wires, their supporting structures, associated splicing and hardware components, and counterpoise and structure grounding. Design, application, and standards for all types of overhead line insulators including attachments to minimize arc damage and control of the electrostatic fields.
R. N. Collins, Chair
Commonwealth Associates, Inc.
2700 West Argyle Street
Jackson, Michigan 49204-1124
Web Page: https://ieee-sa.centraldesktop.com/overheadlineswg/
Power Quality Subcommittee
Scope: Treatment of all matters of definitions, monitoring, benchmarking, assessment, indices, and solutions to power quality phenomena in transmission and distribution systems. Treatment of harmonic distortion in transmission and distribution systems including limits, modeling, probabilistic aspects, interharmonics, and waveform distortion. Treatment of voltage quality issues including assessment of voltage fluctuation monitoring and limits and definition of voltage sag indices. Treatment of power quality solutions including custom power equipment applications and evaluation of power system compatibility with end-use equipment.
G. Chang, Chair
National Chung Cheng University
160 San-Hsing, Room 349
Web Page: http://grouper.ieee.org/groups/td/pq/
General Systems Subcommittee
This subcommittee is moving to the new IEEE Analytic Methods for Power Systems (AMPS) Committee.
Scope: Analyses of the transmission and distribution systems in their broadest sense. Modeling and analysis of power systems including distributed resources, utilization and analysis of superconductivity, power system switching, dynamic and temporary overvoltages, ferroresonance phenomenon, and insulation coordination. State-of-the-art simulation and analysis of FACTS and custom power devices, geomagnetically induced currents, application of artificial intelligence methods, etc. Treatment and investigation of lightning phenomena as they affect the operation and economics of overhead lines. Analysis of various means for mitigating or preventing lightning outages in power systems.
J. Martinez, Chair
Universitat Politecnic Catalumya
Dept. Enginyeria Electrica
Diagonal 647, 08028, Barcelona
Web Page: http://grouper.ieee.org/groups/td/gensys/
Integration of Renewable Energy into the Transmission and Distribution Grids Subcommittee
This subcommittee is moving to the new IEEE Energy Development & Power Generation (EDPG) Committee.
Scope: Deals with all transmission and distribution matters related to the integration and delivery of renewable energy resources. Provides liaison to and cooperates with other committees, subcommittees, working groups and task forces, including standards making groups, in IEEE and other organizations with similar interests. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the following: Analytical studies of engineering, integration, penetration and impact on T&D systems. Engineering design of and experience related to renewable resource integration into T&D systems. Safety-related issues of renewable energy resources integrated into T&D systems. Technologies related to integration such as power electronic conversion, collection systems, and storage. Analytical and design tools. Standards, and education through panel sessions, special publications and tutorials.
E. H. Camm, Chair
6601 North Ridge Boulevard
Chicago, Illinois 60626
Web Page: http://grouper.ieee.org/groups/td/renew/
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