CAPER 2020 Fall Meeting

 

Topic: “Integrated Resource Planning – A Changing Landscape”

 

November 10th – 11th, 2020

Hosted By Clemson University

(Virtual Meeting)

 

Registration Now Open!

(Deadline to register is November 4th)

 

Update: After closely monitoring COVID-19 updates and due to current travel restrictions that some are facing, CAPER organizers have decided to reschedule the spring tutorial and meeting to November 10th-11th, 2020. We are happy to announce that the same agenda and theme will take place in a virtual format and the new registration price will be $99.00.  All registrations made in the spring will be automatically applied to the new dates in November and partial refunds have been issued.  Thank you again for your continued participation and we look forward to seeing you at the fall meeting!

 

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020:

Tutorial – Integrate Planning Tools

9:00 – 9:45 am
Distribution System Modeling with OpenDSS – Roger Dugan, EPRI

9:45 – 10:30 am
PG&E Network Model Management and Hosting Capacity Analysis with GRIDLAB-D – Brian Fitzsimons / GridUnity and Shuangshuang Jin / Clemson University

10:30–10:45 am
BREAK

10:45–11:30 am
Distribution System Modeling with SINCAL – Wayne Dias, Siemens

11:30–12:00 pm
Panel – Open Q & A

12:00-1:00 pm
BREAK

 

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

General Meeting

1:00 – 1:15 pm
Welcome, Safety, Introductions, Objectives of the Meeting & In the News – Steven Whisenant / CSC Chair

1:15 – 2:00 pm
Keynote Speaker  – Dr. Johan Enslin / Clemson University

Trends Affecting Integrated Resource Planning: A Perspective from FPL  – Steve Sim / FPL

Session I – Tools and Resources for Integrated Planning – Dr. Johan Enslin / Clemson University

2:00 – 2:30 pm
Integrated T&D Modeling – Wayne Dias / Siemens

2:30 – 3:00 pm
Regulatory Reform to Support Integrated Planning – TBD

3:00 – 3:30 pm
Non-Traditional Solutions – Jeremy Twitchell / PNNL

3:30– 3:45 pm
BREAK

Session II – CAPER Project Updates – Dr. Michael Mazzola / Center Director

Base Projects:

3:45 – 4:05 pm
PD-04:
Development and Demonstration for a Power Electronics Assisted Distribution Voltage Regulator – Dr. Tiefu Zhao / UNC Charlotte with NC State University

4:05 – 4:25 pm
DM-02
: Identification and Mitigation of Coordinated Attacks  on Distributed Energy Management – Dr. Badrul Chowdhury / UNC Charlotte with NC State University

4:25 – 4:45 pm
PG-01
: Distributed Energy Storage and EV Holding Capacity Value Proposition Development – Dr. Johan Enslin / Clemson University with UNC Charlotte

4:45 – 4:55 pm
PG-02:
Incorporating EV and EV Charging Stations into Integrated Resource Planning Dr. Linquan Bai / UNC Charlotte with Clemson University                                                                                
4:55 – 5:05 pm
PU-01
: Comparative Power Flow Analysis and Power Flow Quality Criteria – Dr. Valentina Cecchi / UNC Charlotte with NC State University

 Adjourn

 

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

General Meeting

8:30 – 8:45 am
Highlights from Day 1 and Objectives for today – Steven Whisenant / CSC Chair

Session III The Future of Integrated Planning – Steven Whisenant / CSC Chair

8:45 – 9:15 am
ISOP – Drew Clarke / Duke Energy

9:15 – 9:45 am
Integrated Thinking for Integrated Planning – Lulu Young / GridUnity

9:45 – 10:15 am
The Role of Storage in Integrated Planning – Will McNamara / Sandia National Lab

10:15-10:30 am
BREAK

Session IV – Young Professionals in Planning and Operations – Steven Whisenant / CSC Chair

10:30-11:30 am

Cara Chacko – Duke Energy (UNC Charlotte)

Kat Sico – Duke Energy (NC State University)

Sherif Abdelrazek – Duke Energy (UNC Charlotte)

Session V – CAPER Project Updates  – Dr. Michael Mazzola / Center Director

11:30-12:00 pm    Enhancement Projects EHP-07-PD: Integrated T&D Tool – Dr. David Lubkeman / NC State University with UNC Charlotte and Clemson University

12:00 – 1:00 pm
BREAK

Session VI 2021 Research Planning Session – Steve Whisenant / CSC Chair

1:00 – 2:00 pm      Breakout Groups – By Research Theme                  

                                                                                                        Group #

Power Delivery Infrastructure and Systems – Drew Clarke                            1

Energy Policy, Markets and Economics – Dr. Mesut Baran                            2

Data Management, Analytics and Security – Klaehn Burkes                         3

Power Generation, Storage and Integration – Dr. Johan Enslin                     4

Power Utilization and Energy Efficiency – Dr. Ning Lu                                    5

2:00–3:00 pm        Break Out Reports – Five Leads

3:00 – 3:15 pm
Research Solicitation Process – Notice  of Intent – Steve Whisenant / CSC Chair

3:15 – 3:30 pm
Wrap up, Next Steps, and Next Meeting – Steve Whisenant / CSC Chair

3:45 – 4:30 pm
CLOSED TEAMS MEETING– IAB Members Meeting – Klaehn / IAB Chair

( Open to all attendees of companies that are Industry Members of CAPER )

Election of Officers for 2021 – Klaehn Burkes / IAB Chair

IAB Business

 

Speaker Biographies

 

 

In a great collaboration of effort to provide more content on a broader scale, the CAPER meetings will move to two sessions per year starting in 2019. The meetings will continue to take place each year in the Spring (March) and Fall (November). We look forward to the continuation of exciting and innovative energy discussions of the future!

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