PES Webinar - Advanced Voltage Source Converter Technology and Power Systems Applications
IEEE Power & Energy Society Technical Webinar Series
Advanced Voltage Source Converter Technology and Power Systems Applications
12 June 2017 • 11:00 am Eastern
Presented by Joe Fox, Business Development Specialist – Transmission Solutions, Siemens
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The advancement of multilevel voltage source converter (VSC) technology has allowed utilities, renewable developers and industrial customers to meet the growing challenges of today’s evolving grid. Specifically, via its dynamic reactive output capabilities, this multi-purpose device can provide utility planners with a powerful tool to address multiple applications with a single solution. When combined with energy storage, these systems can be further optimized to provide an entire suite of services for utility infrastructure and supply applications.
This webinar will explore the advancement of multilevel voltage source converter technology, and how they apply to power systems applications such as dynamic reactive compensation, grid stability, grid reliability, and advanced energy storage. Real world case study examples will be provided, that show how this technology is applied in the field to meet utility applications.
Joe Fox is presently Business Development Specialist for Siemens’ Energy Management Transmission Solutions business unit. Prior to joining Siemens, Mr. Fox held various technical, commercial and leadership positions at alternative energy and diversified technology companies, focusing on applications engineering, solution development and business development related to power electronics, renewable energy, and energy storage.
Mr. Fox holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and has spoken at various industry events including IEEE T&D, AWEA, ESA and EUCI. Mr. Fox is a member of IEEE.