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The Evolution of the Electric Power System

Mon., Dec. 17, 2018 12:00 p.m. - Mon., Dec. 17, 2018 1:00 p.m.

Location: ED 315

Engineering Seminar Series


Speaker: Dr. Demeter Elmer

Title: The Evolution of the Electric Power System

Date: December 17, 2018

Time: 12.00-13.00

Venue: ED 315

Refreshments will be served


Abstract:
The drive for low cost power and reliable service have influenced the development of the electric power system during the last century. Renewables, decarbonization, information
technology and the cost of rebuilding or replacing the existing system will be changing the landscape of the electric power grid. The presentation focuses on
the technological drivers of the evolution, and the impact of new technologies.

Short Biography:

Demeter, Ph.D., P.Eng. is with the Saskatchewan Power Corporation. He is currently Manager of the Protection and Control Engineering department. He has
been an Adjunct Professor with the University of Saskatchewan, and he currently holds an appointment as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Regina. He
developed and taught several graduate classes in power systems engineering. He is a Professional Engineer registered in the Province of Saskatchewan