PES/IAS: Solar Farm Interconnection Protection


Meeting of the Philadelphia Joint chapter IEEE Power & Energy and Industry Applications Societies

There are more distributed energy resources and renewable energy systems in our power system nowadays.  These additions bring many benefits as well as challenges in protection, monitoring, and control practices.  Attend our session to learn about different microgrid solutions to ensure the delivery of safe, reliable, and economical electric power for your systems. 

  Date and Time




  • Date: 24 Jan 2017
  • Time: 11:45 AM to 01:30 PM
  • All times are US/Eastern
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  • 2301 Market Street
  • Basement
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • United States 19103
  • Building: PECO Energy Hall

  • E-mail or call Stas Muzylowski at or 215-979-7700 x7790.

  • Starts 16 January 2017 12:00 AM
  • Ends 20 January 2017 05:00 PM
  • All times are US/Eastern
  • Admission fee (optional) ?
  • Menu: No lunch, Ham and cheese sandwich, chips, cookie, Roast beef sandwich, chips, cookie, Turkey sandwich, chips, cookie, Tuna sandwich, chips, cookie, Vegetarian option, Gluten free option


John Liddy of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.


John Liddy is a US Navy submarine veteran and graduated from Drexel University in 1993 with a BS in electrical engineering. He worked in General Electric Company’s power management division for 8 years in various roles in R&D and product support. In 1999, he joined PECO Energy as a senior relay engineer, where he played a major role in relay protection design of PECO’s transmission and distribution system. In 2009, John joined Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. as a field application engineer and now serves as SEL’s Northeast Regional Technical Manager where he manages 20 field application engineers. John has been an IEEE member since 2009, is a registered professional engineer in Pennsylvania, a past president of PSPE Philadelphia chapter, and an adjunct professor at Drexel University.   

John Liddy of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.



Lunch: 11:45 a.m. Presentation: 12:00 p.m - 1:00 p.m.

* Public Transportation: SEPTA (Rail to 30th Street Station or Trolley to 22nd & Market Street) * Note: Registration closes on Friday, January 20th at 5pm.