36 Execs from 28 Utilities
Terry Waters is Executive Director of the Association of Edison Illuminating Companies.
AEIC's Power Delivery Committee met in Fort Worth, Texas in March 2017, to discuss advances that were being deployed at host company Oncor and in the industry at large.
Thirty-six utility executives representing twenty-eight AEIC member utility companies, as well as associate member EPRI and the Executive Director of AEIC attended the three-day meeting. The first agenda item was safety, specifically as it applies to customers, utility employees and suppliers to the industry.
Collin Martin, Director of Transmission Engineering at Oncor, discussed the unique operating conditions within the Texas transmission market. Paul Folger, Regional Director of Distribution Operations at Oncor, explained the challenges associated with providing timely service delivery in the West Texas oil field service territory.
Hagen Haentsch, Director of Distribution Operations Center West at Oncor, discussed advanced distribution management systems and how Oncor is improving the automation of its grid in many areas of its service territory.
Malia Hodges, Director of the Project Management Office and Lamar Hill, Director of Advanced Metering at Oncor, discussed how Oncor's information technology professionals were working with departments to deploy information technology throughout the company.