IEEE Binghamton Power and Energy Society Seminar

#Utility #protection #control

If you want to fight climate change, the most straightforward way is to join a utility company. So what is it like to be a Protection & Control Engineer at a utility company? Please join us at this IEEE PES seminar with Mr. Harshil Patel, Protection & Control Supervisor at Avangrid. Mr. Patel will talk about what NYSEG/Avangrid is, the Engineering Development Program (EDP) at Avangrid, and what he does in Protection & Control group.


About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $39 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit

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  • Date: 31 Mar 2022
  • Time: 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) US/Eastern
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  • 25 Murray Hill Rd
  • Vestal, New York
  • United States 13850
  • Building: Smart Energy Building
  • Room Number: 2004
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  • Starts 08 March 2022 02:00 PM
  • Ends 29 March 2022 11:30 PM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) US/Eastern
  • No Admission Charge


Mr. Harshil Patel Mr. Harshil Patel


Mr. Harshil Patel is the Protection & Control Supervisor at AVANGRID. He has over 10 years of experience in planning and designing high voltage AC transmission and distribution stations (4.8 to 500kV) protection, control, and metering systems. 

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