Chattanooga Engineers Club

IEEE PES Chattanooga - Utility's Experience with AC Interference Between Pipelines and Power Lines

  • 7 Jul 2021
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • online

IEEE PES Chattanooga June 2021 Virtual Meeting

Tue, 07/07/2021 - 14:00 to 15:00

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Please join the IEEE Chattanooga PES Chapter to hear about an utility's experience with AC interference between pipelines and power lines. In this talk the speaker describes engineering studies done for a major natural gas pipeline upgrade in an urban area in shared corridors with Utility’s HV and EHV lines. The speaker will describe a probabilistic approach to pipeline safety implemented by BC Hydro, as well as the current state of the pipeline and powerline electrical coordination standards used in North America.

Mazana Armstrong is a Specialist Engineer and an Engineering Team Lead with BC Hydro Engineering, specializing in high voltage and extra high voltage overhead transmission lines. Her responsibilities include electrical aspects of the transmission line design, operation and maintenance including environmental aspects of transmission lines such as corona effects; electric and magnetic fields and the related induction and biological effects; tower shielding design; tower grounding; engineering aspects of worker safety; joint use of transmission right of ways and other topics relevant to the design, maintenance and management of BC Hydro’s transmission system assets.

She holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Zagreb, Croatia, and M.A.Sc. and Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia, Canada. Mazana is a registered professional engineer in the Province of British Columbia. She is also a paper reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, and she is a member of the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and the IEEE Standards Association.

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