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PG&E San Ramon Applied Technology Services (ATS) Grid Technology Site Tour

January 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

PG&E’s San Ramon Technology Center is home to Applied Technology Services (ATS), a department of about 129 engineers, specialists, technicians, and support staff dedicated to Innovation through operational technology advancement and technical problem solving. The team supports all functional areas within PG&E with core capabilities of asset condition assessment, engineering causal evaluation, inspection and equipment innovation, grid & electrification innovation, and engineering consulting. During this tour you’ll get to learn more about the ongoing work in these areas with focus on EPSS testing, Vehicle-to-Grid testing, microgrid and remote grid evaluation, and other electric distribution product testing. Wear comfortable walking shoes as you’ll also get to visit four of the SRTC electrical laboratory facilities including the high voltage dome/high current yard, modular generation test facility EV test infrastructure, microgrid and remote grid test beds, and the distribution test yard. (See agenda below.)
Speaker(s): Jason Pretzlaf
9:00-9:05 SRTC Lobby/training room sign-in
9:05-9:15 Introductions & Safety
9:15-9:45 ATS oveview/testing capabilities
9:45-10:15 Wildfire Mitigation Technology Testing – High Voltage Dome/High Current Yard
10:15-10:45 Electric Vehicles – Modular Generation Test Facility (Inside)
10:45-11:15 Microgrids and Remote Grids – Modular Generation Test Facility (Outside)
11:15-11:45 Distribution Equipment and ADMS Testing – Distribution Test Yard
11:45-12:00 Closeout Discussion
San Ramon, California, United States


January 26
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


San Ramon
6000 California City Blvd
California City, CA United States