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Generator Paralleling Concepts & Implementation

Date: Thursday, February 26th, 2015

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

Speaker: Doran Carder, Arizona Generator Technology

Topic: "Generator Paralleling Concepts & Implementation"

Introduces generator paralleling and basic concepts of paralleling engine-generators to form larger power systems. Emphasizes paralleling controls for load sharing (real and reactive power), synchronization and protection of paralleled systems.

Discusses control integration, elimination of serial reliability paths and the advantages of parallel power systems over traditional single engine-generator solutions.

Speaker Bio:
Doran Carder has been working for Arizona Generator Technology for eleven years. He started with the company doing inside sales and project management. In 2007 he accepted that role of presenter of the Professional Development Seminars Series which is a series of seminars on various aspects of power generation. To date he has presented these seminars at over 70 electrical engineering firms in Phoenix, Las Vegas and Tucson. In 2014 he earned his teaching certificate from Generac Power Systems to instruct and certify technicians on Generac’s Home Standby and Commercial product lines.