2018 GM Technical Tours

 

 

Salem Smart Power Center - Tour I

Salem Smart Power Center - Tour I

Date: Monday, August 6, 2018

Leave Convention Center 12:30 PM

Return to Convention Center 4:00 PM

Anticipated travel time: 60 min

Tour Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Location: 1615 22nd Street SE, Salem, OR

Description of tour: Tour PGE’s Salem Smart Power Center where you will see a 5MW battery energy storage system, learn about several important use cases and even observe the system in action in real time. You will learn why energy storage is important for the integration of renewable energy and to the development of the smart grid.

Maximum: 20 Guests

Cost: $35.00


Portland Network System, Operated by Portland General Electric & PacificCorp

Portland Network System

Date:Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Leave Convention Center 8:00 AM

Return to Convention Center 11:30 AM

Anticipated travel time: 30 min

Tour Time: 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: Downtown Portland

Description of tour: A technical presentation by qualified engineers followed by tour of some vaults with special network system equipment operated by Portland General Electric and PacifiCorp utilities. PPE such as hard hats and safety glasses will be provided. Long pants must be worn and no open toed shoes. Tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Maximum: 30 Guests

Cost: $35.00


Solar World I

Solar World I

Date:Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Leave Convention Center 1:00 PM

Return to Convention Center 4:00 PM

Anticipated travel time: 45 min

Tour Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Location:4050 NW Evergreen Park Way, Hillsboro, OR

Description of tour: Tour of manufacturing facility to include wafering, cell and modular assembly. SolarWorld starts with a silicon ingot and completes each step of the process until a solar panel, ready for installation, is completed. Safety glass provided by Solar world. Some stairs, there are elevators if needed to get around some stairs and one ramp. Please indicate if stairs create an issue.

Maximum: 20 Guests

Cost: $35.00


Pacific Air Switch Corporation

Pacific Air Switch Corporation

Date:Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Leave Convention Center 9:00 AM

Return to Convention Center 12:00 PM

Anticipated travel time: 45 min

Tour Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Location:2615 23rd Avenue, Forest Grove, Oregon

Description of tour: Technical presentation of high voltage disconnect switches with plant tour. All safety glasses, etc. will be provided by PASCOR.

Maximum: 40 Guests

Cost:$35.00


Solar World II

Solar World II

Date:Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Leave Convention Center 1:00 PM

Return to Convention Center 4:00 PM

Anticipated travel time: 45 min

Tour Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Location:4050 NW Evergreen Park Way, Hillsboro, OR

Description of tour:Tour of manufacturing facility to include wafering, cell and modular assembly. Solar World starts with a silicon ingot and completes each step of the process until a solar panel, ready for installation, is completed. Safety glass provided by Solar World. Some stairs, there are elevators if needed to get around some stairs and one ramp. Please indicate if stairs create an issue.

Maximum: 20 Guests

Cost: $35.00


Salem Smart Power Center - Tour II

Salem Smart Power Center - Tour II

Date:Thursday, August 9, 2018

Leave Convention Center 8:30 AM

Return to Convention Center 12:00 PM

Anticipated travel time: 60 min

Tour Time: 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Location:1615 22nd Street SE, Salem, OR

Description of tour:Tour PGE’s Salem Smart Power Center where you will see a 5MW battery energy storage system, learn about several important use cases and even observe the system in action in real time. You will learn why energy storage is important for the integration of renewable energy and to the development of the smart grid.

Maximum: 20 Guests

Cost: $35.00