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

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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This page is maintained by Abdou Sana and was last updated on 7/19/2016.  Copyright 2015, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.