Seminar: Julio Romero Agüero

“Resilience of Power Systems”
Thursday, Oct. 15 at 10:00 am
Via Zoom
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In Celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month
Sept. 15–Oct. 15


This presentation will discuss resilience of power systems, including definitions, metrics, evaluation methodologies, improvement frameworks, trends and challenges. The presentation will include a review of key components usually considered in resilience analyses, such as reliability, weather hardening, aging infrastructure, physical and cyber security, high impact and low probably/frequency events, and climate change, as well as a review of key infrastructure and technology solutions for resilience improvement, such as microgrids, targeted undergrounding, distribution automation and others. The presentation will also discuss key industry trends and ongoing initiatives pertaining to power systems resilience and related concepts.


Dr. Julio Romero Agüero is vice president of strategy and business innovation at Quanta Technology. He provides leadership to Quanta Technology in the areas of technology and business strategy, innovation, grid modernization, distribution systems analysis, planning and engineering, and integration of distributed energy resources and emerging technologies. He has developed solutions in these areas for electric utilities and regulatory boards in the USA, Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean and Asia. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and has served as Chair of the IEEE Distribution Subcommittee, Chair of the IEEE Working Group on Distributed Resources Integration, Editor of IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, and Editor of IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid.