Power Equipment Fundamentals

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 Power Equipment Fundamentals - Theory and Demonstration

This meeting will focus on the technical and practical side of power equipment.  During the social period (thirty minutes) the floor with be open for peruse the equipment, and to ask any questions with presenters as present. Following this period we will gather for a dinner in the room reserved for us, during which the various Specialists will offer an overview of the equipment fundamental later demonstrated. The equipment available is listed below.

  • Power Transformer
  • DA Viper
  • High Voltage Circuit Breaker
  • Control Equipment (Relays and SCADA)


In culmination we will all gather around one of NIPSCO”s Mobile Substation, demonstrating how everything working to fulfill its function provides reliable and safe power delivery to our customers

  Date and Time




  • Date: 19 Apr 2024
  • Time: 05:30 PM to 08:30 PM
  • All times are (UTC-05:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
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  • 2755 Raystone Drive
  • Valparaiso, Indiana
  • United States 46383

  • Contact Event Hosts
  • Organizer - Greg Whelan, Calumet Section Chair

                        email: gwhelan@nisource.com

                        Cell: (260)580-0491



  • Starts 03 April 2024 12:00 AM
  • Ends 19 April 2024 12:00 PM
  • All times are (UTC-05:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
  • Admission fee ?


Chuck Vamos


Power Transformer

30+ years experience at various positions at NIPSCO


Address:United States


Distribution Automation & Distribution level devices


Communication & Controls


5:30pm – Social & Equipment Tour (self-guided)

            6:00pm – Dinner

            6:45pm – Presentation & Demonstration (NIPSCO Valparaiso Service Center)


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