TEAM DIRECTORY BY LAB/GROUP
Substations Studies & Equipment Applications
Dr. Jorge Hollman is a Principal Engineer and Senior Manager with the Substations Technology and Testing sector at Powertech Labs. With over 20 years of experience in the energy industry, he is a recognized power systems expert and has experience in modelling, transients, equipment specification and performance in planning and operations. At Powertech, Jorge leads the Substations Studies and Equipment Applications department and the High Current Technology Laboratory.
The Substations Studies and Equipment Applications team is specialized in grounding, arc flash and induction studies, stations equipment applications, insulation coordination, Point On Wave (POW) switching applications, transient recovery voltage (TRV), temporary over voltage (TOV) and transients analysis, high voltage transient measurements with optic devices, identification of SF6 leaks with optical gas imaging systems, electromagnetic field measurements, substations equipment failure analysis, and transient disturbance modelling, among others.
Dr. Prasanna Piya is an Engineer in the Substations Studies & Equipment Applications group at Powertech Labs. He has extensive experience in modeling, analysis, and control of power electronic inverter based renewable energy systems, development of probabilistic models for energy storage systems, and reliability and resilience evaluation of power systems. Prasanna is a registered Professional Engineer with EGBC in BC.
Nripesh Ayer is an Electrical Engineer in the Substations Studies & Equipment Applications group at Powertech Labs. He is experienced in dynamic simulation, modeling, testing and validation of power system grids and its components such as exciters, turbine-governors, power system stabilizers and out-of-step protection relays. He is also skilled in software development cycle from testing, debugging, continuous integration, creating product demos & test cases, and drafting technical specifications. Nripesh is a registered Engineer-In-Training with EGBC in BC