CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Three mission groups led by Exelon engineers and innovators have been chosen to obtain the Electrical Energy Analysis Institute’s (EPRI) 2020 Expertise Switch Awards, underscoring Exelon’s dedication to powering a cleaner and brighter future for patrons and communities.
The annual EPRI Expertise Switch Awards highlight the worth of collaborative analysis to the electrical energy sector and acknowledge the leaders and innovators who’ve utilized EPRI analysis to supply vital outcomes for patrons. This 12 months, Exelon groups gained three of 19 awards within the Energy Supply and Utilization sector – a major achievement. Exelon award winners are being honored for his or her management and innovation on collaborative analysis and know-how initiatives.
“Greater than 50 Exelon workers collaborated throughout three groups to win these prestigious awards,” mentioned Joe Svachula, vice-president, technique for Exelon Utilities and an EPRI Sector Council consultant. “The exhausting work, dedication, and management demonstrated by these award winners will make electrical energy extra dependable, environment friendly, inexpensive, secure, and environmentally chargeable for our clients and communities.”
The Exelon award winners, who have been honored at a digital celebration final week, have proven distinctive software of analysis and know-how in fixing an issue of measurement and significance, championing a know-how each inside their corporations and throughout the trade, driving progress within the electrical energy sector, and offering significant advantages for his or her corporations’ stakeholders and for society, EPRI mentioned.
“These awards present firsthand that Exelon is a frontrunner within the electrical energy trade as we transfer in the direction of a clear vitality future,” mentioned Rob Chapman, Senior Vice President of Power Supply and Buyer Options at EPRI. “Our relationship is a real collaborative effort with each side contributing to the success of the opposite.”
This 12 months, the Energy Supply and Utilization sector obtained greater than 100 nominations, of which 19 have been acknowledged with awards.
Exelon’s winners and awards are:
Set up of Avian Diverters utilizing Unmanned Plane Techniques (UAS)
BGE, ComEd, Exelon Era, PECO and Pepco collaborated on this mission, utilizing EPRI analysis, to evaluate the power to put in avian line markers utilizing unmanned aerial methods (UAS – drones). Since set up of the markers utilizing drones, there have been no birds putting transmission traces on the check web site, and the mission is deliberate for enlargement to different areas.
Navigating Distributed Power Assets (DER) Standards – Making a Technical Interconnection Requirement for Exelon Utilities
BGE, ComEd, PECO and PHI collaborated to create DER integration standards as a part of the supplemental mission: Navigating DER Interconnection Requirements and Practices. This helps allow clients to extra simply set up photo voltaic, or different distributed assets, of their properties and companies.
Automobile Grounding and Private Safety of Distribution System Cell Gear Practices
BGE, ComEd, PECO and PHI collaborated on this mission, to plan secure grounding practices for cell tools. Utilizing an trade finest apply, these grounding practices defend utility workers – and the general public – from unsafe outcomes associated to unintentional contact with transmission traces.
Be taught extra in regards to the EPRI awards and initiatives here.
Exelon Company (Nasdaq: EXC) is a Fortune 100 vitality firm with the most important variety of electrical energy and pure fuel clients within the U.S. Exelon does enterprise in 48 states, the District of Columbia and Canada and had 2020 income of $33 billion Exelon serves roughly 10 million clients in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania by means of its Atlantic Metropolis Electrical, BGE, ComEd, Delmarva Energy, PECO and Pepco subsidiaries. Exelon is without doubt one of the largest aggressive U.S. energy mills, with greater than 31,000 megawatts of nuclear, fuel, wind, photo voltaic and hydroelectric producing capability comprising one of many nation’s cleanest and lowest-cost energy technology fleets. The corporate’s Constellation enterprise unit offers vitality services to roughly 2 million residential, public sector and enterprise clients, together with three fourths of the Fortune 100. Observe Exelon on Twitter @Exelon.