Wednesday, January 30, 2013

NGCP presents TDP and Smart Grid Initiatives in IERE Conference. Mr.

Mr. Vicente Loria, Head of the Research and Special Studies Division of the Transmission Planning Department of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) presented the 2012 Transmission Development Plan (TDP) to delegates of the International Electric Research Exchange (IERE) Technological Issues and Solutions (TIS) Conference hosted by MERALCO at the Fairmont Hotel in Makati City last 16 January 2013. The TDP is a 10-year plan (updated annually) outlining the ongoing and future projects for the construction, management, improvement, expansion, operation, maintenance, rehabilitation, and repair of the national transmission network. (NGCP/PIA Sorsogon)

Mr. Loria (2nd from right) is joined by fellow IERE speakers: (from left) Mr. Alfred Panlilio, SVP and Head for Customer Retail Services, Corporate Marketing and Communication, MERALCO, Atty. Francis Saturnino C. Juan, Executive Director, Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), Ms. Mylene C. Capongcol, Director, Electric Power Industry Mgt. Bureau (DOE), Ms. Edita Bueno, Administrator, National Electrification Administration (NEA), and Mr. Urbano C. Mendiola, Vice President for Corporate Services, National Power Corporation (NPC). The IERE is a worldwide, non-profit organization responsible for creating venues for sharing electricity and energy-related research & development (R&D) and solutions. (NGCP/PIA Sorsogon)

NGCP’s Smart Grid Initiatives were presented by Technical Services Department Deputy Head, Reynaldo Abadilla, on the 2nd day of the IERE TIS Conference at the New World Hotel last Jan. 17, 2013. Smart Grid technology makes use of digital automatic devices, intelligent primary equipment, and advance applications to modernize substation operations. The Antipolo Substation is NGCP’s Smart Grid pilot project. (NGCP/PIA Sorsogon)

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