IEEE Working Group on Distribution Reliability (15.06.02)


Treatment, consideration, and advancement of design concepts and philosophies as they apply to overhead and underground distribution systems. Development of distribution automation and control; design guidelines to promulgate systems which are environmentally acceptable and technically and economically feasible.

Working Group Officers

Chair Vice Chair Secretary
Val Werner
We Energies
333 West Everett Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53201
John McDaniel
National Grid
7496 Round Pond Road
North Syracuse, New York 13212
Heide Caswell
825 NE Multnomah Street
Portland, Oregon 97232
Telephone: +1-414-221-2519
Telephone: +1-315-452-7719
Telephone: +1-503-813-6216

Next Meeting

The working group and its task forces regularly meet with the IEEE Distribution Subcommittee. See the the schedule for the subcommittee's next meetings.

Online Resources

  • Archive of Meeting Minutes and Agendas
  • Archive of Panel Sessions
  • Document Archive of White Papers, Working Group Presentations, and Other Documents including IEEE Distribution Reliability Benchmarking Results
  • Task Forces

    Project NumberTask Force NameChair
     Task Force on Data Analysis and BenchmarkingHeide Caswell
    P1782Task Force on Reporting PracticesVal Werner and Rodney Robinson
     Task Force on Predictive ReliabilityJulio Romero-Aguero and Le Xu
    P1366Task Force on Reliability IndicesJohn McDaniel
     Task Force on ToolsTyler Jones

    P1366 Drafts

    Contact the working group chair for the user name and password for these documents.

    P1782 Drafts

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