Medium Voltage Variable Frequency Drives (VFD's)

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Power & Energy Day

"I've got to be part of that" 


Once again we are joining the self-described "Power Geek" Robin Priestley for a discussion of medium voltage variable frequency drives (VFD's) in the industrial setting on Power & Energy Day, April 22nd, 2024.  

One PDH will be provided to those attending Robin's presentation.  

This presentation will be strictly a webinar based virtual presentation.  


  Date and Time




  • Date: 22 Apr 2024
  • Time: 05:45 PM to 07:15 PM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) US/Eastern
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  • Steven L. Root

    Technical Programs Chair

    IEEE Toledo Section 

  • Starts 14 February 2024 01:53 PM
  • Ends 18 April 2024 11:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) US/Eastern
  • No Admission Charge


Robin Priestley of Nidec Industrial Solutions


Medium Voltage Variable Frequency Drives (VFD's)

Robin is one of only 150 practicing CPQ, Certified Power Quality professionals in the world, and is also a CEM, Certified Energy Manager. Robin has been involved with every aspect of energy and power control. Robin was a qualified EOOW, Engineering Officer Of the Watch, for various naval generation and propulsion systems in the U. S. Navy. He continues his service in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary as a Branch Chief on the National Staff. Robin has designed drive systems and developed solutions for complex, “impossible” technical problems across the United States. Robin is a gifted speaker on technical subjects, E.G., IEEE, ASHRAE, MREC, MiPSYCON and has created and delivered training for rescue teams and the IHRA. All have enjoyed his unique style. Presently, Robin is employed by the Nidec Motor Corporation as Director, Client Sustainability.



Address:Ohio, United States, 45872


Log In – 5:45 p.m.

Introductions & Instructions – 5:55 p.m.

Medium Voltage VFD Presentation (Including Q&A):    6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Adjourn - 7:10 p.m.


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