Experience in Vermont with high levels of Renewables and Distributed Storage.


The small state of Vermont has a large percentage of renewables by nameplate (over 50% of Peak) which is almost all distributed and has over 4000 Telsa Power Walls installed and controlled by the distribution utility.   This webinar will discuss some of the experience, uses and applicability to Puerto Rico.

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  • Date: 04 Oct 2022
  • Time: 11:45 AM to 01:00 PM
  • All times are (UTC-04:00) Puerto Rico
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VIRTUAL. Link will be provided the morning of the event to all online registrants. 

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  • Starts 12 September 2022 02:25 PM
  • Ends 04 October 2022 01:00 PM
  • All times are (UTC-04:00) Puerto Rico
  • No Admission Charge


Chris Root Chris Root


Mr. Root recently retired as the Chief Operating Officer at VELCO after 8 years. He was a Sr, VP at National Grid USA for 17 years in the areas of Operations, Asset Management and Engineering before joining VELCO. He is currently the President of the US National Committee of CIGRE. (USNC) He holds a BSEE in Power Systems from Northeastern University, a MSEE in Power Systems from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and attended the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Business School. He is a register professional engineer in two states in the US and is a member of Eta Kappa Nu and Tau Beta Pi. He was on the Board of Directors for the North American Transmission Forum and was the 2020 recipient of Atwood Associate Award of the USNC.  He was award the 2020 IEEE PES Meritorious Service Award.    He has contributed numerous papers, participated in many conferences and given keynote addresses around the world.  He was awarded the 2022 PES Leadership in Power Award.  He is also a Candidate for the IEEE Division VII Director Position election this summer.


12:00pm - Event starts

1:00pm - Event ends