IAS 2019 Committee Meeting Schedule

Ω Committee Meetings Schedule The Education & Healthcare Facilities Committee meets Sunday morning, September 29th, 9:00 AM in the Poe Room B at the Hilton Baltimore.  Remote access will be available with our usual teleconferencing login credentials.   Draft Agenda to be posted. Ω

Recommended Practice for Estimating Costs of Industrial & Commercial Power Systems / Join Ballot by Sep 10th

IEEE P3001.4 This recommended practice describes how to estimate the costs of industrial and commercial power systems, both new and those undergoing expansion or modernization. This recommended practice is restricted to the development of the relative capital cost of industrial and commercial power distribution systems. While this document briefly points out considerations related to total… Read more

Guide for Physical Security of Electric Power Substations / Comments due Oct 11th

  IEEE P1402 This guide establishes minimum requirements and practices for the physical security of electric power substations. It is designed to address a number of threats, including unauthorized access to substation facilities, theft of material, and vandalism. It describes the requirements for positive access control, monitoring of facilities, and delay/deter features which shall be employed to… Read more

Considerations for Improving the Reliability of Emergency and Standby Power Systems / Comments Due Sept 6th

Ω IEEE P3005.4 Recommended Practice for Design and Operational Considerations for Improving the Reliability of Emergency and Stand-By Power Systems This recommended practice describes how to improve the reliabiity of emergency and stand-by power systems. Some of the factors examined include the specific application of the emergency or standby equipment, environmental concerns, specification and acceptance testing of the equipment, and the operations and maintenance of the equipment.   IEEE… Read more

Guide for Solar Power Plant Grounding for Personnel Protection / Join Ballot by August 29th

IEEE P2778 This guide is primarily concerned with the grounding system design for photovoltaic solar power plants that are utility owned and/or utility scale (5 MW or greater). The focus of the guide is on differences in practices from substation grounding as provided in IEEE Std 80. This guide is not intended for the substations… Read more

Electrical Circuit Data Collection: Phase 2

The E&H committee wrote the papers and became the catalyst for the second of two NFPA Fire Protection Research Foundation projects to increase electrical safety and energy efficiency.   The prospectus for  Phase 2, now funded by ASHE, is linked below Electrical Load Study / Phase 2