December 6, 2019 –Eric Monson, a vice president and project director for Sargent & Lundy, will participate in two panels at EUCI’s Transmission Expansion in the Midwest 2019 Conference, taking place December 9-10 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
The conference brings together industry experts to discuss and debate critical issues surrounding transmission expansion in the Midwest. Monson, who is responsible for directing engineering and design services for transmission, distribution, and renewable energy projects at Sargent & Lundy, will contribute insight on the following panels December 9:
Survey of Transmission Emerging Technologies, NWAs, Storage Assets, and Smart Grid Integration
9:15-10:30 a.m. - This panel will provide an overview of new transmission technology, non-wires alternatives (NWAs), storage, and the impact of distributed energy resources (DERs) on the grid. This is an exciting time for utilities as more sophisticated technologies continue to improve load capacity, reliability, and resiliency. This panel will assess the viability of these technologies, utility ROI, and a projection of where transmission technology is headed.
Transmission Contracting and Project Management
3:45-5 p.m. - This panel will cover some of the various types of bidding, contracting, and the nuances of utility/EPC partnership. Panelists will discuss the different considerations to make when selecting a company to partner with when beginning a new transmission project including the engineering and construction phases.
Sargent & Lundy’s comprehensive power transmission service offerings include:
- Design of substations, transmission lines, and distribution systems.
- Smart grid and grid modernization.
- NERC facility rating assessment and remediation.
- Storm hardening.
- Physical/cyber security.
- Renewable energy interconnections.
- Transmission line uprating.
- Substation expansions.
- Plant interties.
- Control system modifications.
- Construction management and commissioning.
- Due diligence review.
- Condition assessments.
If you’re attending the conference and would like to learn more about Sargent & Lundy’s in-depth engineering and analytical support capabilities for all phases of transmission and distribution system operation and planning, please contact Eric Monson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-269-6789.