Webinar: Connecting DERs into the Distribution and Sub Transmission Electrical System


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  Date and Time




The link to the webinar will be sent to the registered attendees on 7th April 2021

  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • Canada

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  • Starts 04 March 2021 12:00 AM
  • Ends 07 April 2021 11:59 PM
  • All times are America/Toronto
  • No Admission Charge
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Hugo Sanchez-Reategui

Hugo Sanchez-Reategui


Connecting DERs into the Distribution and Sub Transmission Electrical System

High Penetration of Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) into the Electrical Power Grid is one of the current topics in the Power Industry.

The subject of this seminar will be “Connecting DERs into the Distribution and Sub Transmission Electrical System” with the following:

  • Definitions
  • Overview of the Electrical Power System
  • Status of the current development of DERs around the world
  • Impacts of DER Penetration into the Electrical Grid
  • Modeling
  • Technical Requirements
  • Applications



Hugo Sanchez-Reategui has been working as a consultant with Alectra Utilities Corporation (Ontario) for the past 10 years on technical requirements to connect Distributed Generation projects into the Distribution and Sub Transmission System, working with multiple internal stakeholders, developers, government agencies, other LDCs (Local Distribution Companies), etc.

Hugo is member of Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO), Senior Member of IEEE and CIGRE Canada Member. He published and presented a technical paper at the 2020 CIGRE Canada Conference called “SMRs (Small Modular Reactors): A Solution to Climate Change.

In addition, Hugo was a Committee Chair of Industry Relations of IEEE Toronto from 2016 and 2018 and he was VP of Public Relations of Humber Shores Toastmasters in 2012 and 2015.

Hugo is an active volunteer for IEEE, CIGRE and universities; he supports student branches across GTA, chapters, conferences organized by IEEE Canada and other events as a panelist, moderator and speaker.

During his past role with IEEE Toronto, he led the Industry Relations Team, managing a select group of volunteers working on topics of technology such as Cybersecurity for Utilities, Blockchain, site visits, etc. promoting the IEEE brand as a leader in technology in Canada and North America. Since 2020, Hugo has been supporting IEEE Chile delivering seminars and coordinating events for Women in Power Engineering.