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Maintaining Your Electrical Power System

Date: Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Location: SRP Information Services Building (ISB), 1600 N Priest Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281

Speaker: Bob Sheppard, Southwest Energy Systems

Topic: "Maintaining Your Electrical Power System"

Your facility uses power, but do you know what to do in order to obtain optimal up-time while minimizing outages? How do the NFPA 70e and the Arc/Flash requirements influence power system testing?

Speaker Bio:
Bob Sheppard is the Founder, President, and General Manager of Southwest Energy Systems; a NETA (InterNational Electrical Testing Association) accredited testing and engineering firm based primarily out of Phoenix, Arizona. He has been helping to expand, shape, develop and refine the standards and best practices of the constantly evolving industry for over a decade. Bob is an active participant within the NETA organization and was recently appointed to the Board of Directors. He has also been actively involved with IAEA and many other standards developing committees.

Bob graduated from Idaho State University with a technical degree in power generation with a heavy emphasis on power distribution and emergency systems. Bob has held positions within various system reliability companies including Electrical Reliability Services (Emerson) and Electric Power Systems, as well as power generation companies such as Kohler Power Systems, Empire (Caterpillar) and Cummins.