SF Power and Energy Society Technical Presentation January 17, 2018


Topic: Use of Electric Energy Storage as non-wire solution to resolve system reliability issues (such as thermal overload)-Oakland Clean Energy Initiative Case Study

Speaker: Dr. Wenjuan(Wendy) Zhang, Supervisor, PG&E Transmission System Planning

ABSTRACT : To be updated shortly.

Lunch will be provided (includes vegetarian). There will be a $5 fee to IEEE Members and a $10 fee to Non Members. Payments to be made in person (cash or check) at the event.

The SF PES Chapter AdCom is mindful of our environment and food waste.  As a courtesy, please email our Secretary, Rahul Anilkumar (ranilkumar@quanta-technology.com) no later than the day before the event if you absolutely need to cancel your reservation.  Thank you!  

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  • San Francisco, California
  • United States 94102
  • Building: 505 Van Ness Avenue
  • Room Number: Room 4200
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  • Starts 01 January 2018 08:24 PM
  • Ends 17 January 2018 08:24 PM
  • All times are US/Pacific
  • No Admission Charge
  • Menu: Non-Vegetarian, Vegetarian, Vegan
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Dr. Wenjuan(Wendy) Zhang, PG&E Transmission System Planning of Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E)


Dr. Wenjuan(Wendy) Zhang is currently the Supervisor at PG&E Transmission System Planning. With over 10 years of ISO/Utility experiences, she manages annual transmission reliability assessment study and develops a portfolio of transmission expansion plans and projects to meet the company's transmission needs for delivery of safe and reliable electric service to our customers while adhering to NERC/WECC/CAISO planning standards. She also was PG&E representative in WECC Reliability Subcommittee (RS). Prior to PG&E, she worked in CAISO for five years on both Transmission Operation and Planning departments. She has comprehensive experiences on large and complex transmission
project development, leading cross functional teams, winning favorable positions in stakeholder meetings. Wenjuan received her B.S. and M.S. degree in China, and her Ph.D degree from University of Tennessee in 2007, all in Electrical Engineering. She has published over 30 journal and conference papers in the area of power system planning and optimization.