IEEE Denver PES/IAS Chapter JANUARY 2023 Meeting

#IAS #PES #microgrid #storage


6:00 – Check-in and Networking

6:30 – Dinner Served

7:00 – Presentation

8:00 – Adjourn

Summary:  Lessons Learned from deployment of Distribution Storage and Microgrids at Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy is installing 6 microgrids in Colorado to support critical facilities and provide grid services using battery energy storage. The presentation will summarize the current state of these projects and review lessons learned that are informing how to approach future microgrid designs

  Date and Time




  • Date: 26 Jan 2023
  • Time: 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-07:00) US/Mountain
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  • 2644 W Colfax Ave
  • Denver, Colorado
  • United States 80204
  • Building: The Original Brooklyn's
  • Room Number: Upstairs Meeting Room
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    Note: virtual attendance is an option for this month's meeting. Virtual attendees will be sent a joining link the day of the meeting.

  • Starts 02 January 2023 10:54 AM
  • Ends 26 January 2023 11:55 PM
  • All times are (GMT-07:00) US/Mountain
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  • Menu: Brooklyn Burger (no cheese), Brooklyn Burger (w/ cheese), Catalina Chicken Sandwich, Buffalo Chicken Wrap, Reuben Sandwich, Cobb Salad , House Salad (vegetarian), No Dinner, Virtual Attendance


Nathan Kassees Nathan Kassees


Distribution Storage and Microgrids


Nathan is an engineer in Xcel Energy’s Grid Storage and Emerging Technologies group. His role involves scoping, design, implementation, and operation of Xcel’s distribution energy storage and microgrid projects. He received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Texas at Austin in 2011. Prior to coming to Xcel, he spent the first 10 years of his career working at Oncor in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Cost: IEEE member: $15.00 for dinner; Non-IEEE members: $20.00 for dinner; Student IEEE members: free dinner.

No charge to anyone who wants to attend only the presentation (no dinner).