IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution Committee

IEEE Wind and Solar Plant Grounding for Personal Safety Taskforce

  • Serve as a focal point within the Power & Energy Society (PES) for addressing issues related to Personal Safety and grounding in collector systems for wind plants; including impacts of Utilities crossing.
  • Conduct activities to promote the sharing of knowledge and experience among diverse organizations working on similar issues through the conduct of studies, symposia, workshops, paper session, panel sessions, and tutorials.
  • Publish working group papers to document results of working group activities and to share working group positions on issues related to the Personnel safety of wind plants' collector system.

  • Working Group Officers:


    Vice Chairman:

    Gopal Padmanabhan
    Manager-EE Design
    11101 W 120 th Ave
    Broomfield CO 80021
    Phone: 303.439.4200 X 4248
    Wayne Dilling, PE
    Senior Electrical Manager
    Renewable Energy Groups
    Mortenson Construction
    Phone: 763.287.5280
    Abdou Sana
    Electrical Design Engineer
    Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc.
    11101 West 120th Avenue, Suite 400
    Broomfield, CO 80021 USA
    Phone 303.439.4288

    Information for Committee Members:

    Upcoming Meetings:


    Meeting Minutes:

    Past presentations:

    Internal Website:

      For members (username and password required), contact Gopal Padmanabhan (chairman) for more information. Internal website contains access to draft papers, past minutes, and a list of current members..
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