OPALCO Grid Control

Grid control is essential for delivery of power and integration of locally generated power and never more so than in the 20-island San Juan chain we call home. From monitoring the far reaches of the system to merging the firm hydropower from BPA with solar and other renewables, grid control is here to stay. OPALCO lead engineer, Joel Meitzner, along with Operations, chief Russell Guerry, and General Manager, Foster Hildreth, walk you through some of the essential parts of grid control and how this benefits Co-op members.

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