Solutions, best practices and strategies for vital issues in all areas and at all levels of your organization are here.

Diverse Electric Utility Collaboration

RMEL is unique because utilities of all types (IOUs, Munis, G&Ts, Cooperatives, Public Power and more) collectively address vital issues through candid, trusted discussion. Find contacts, present, attend events, discover leadership opportunities and make a difference alongside RMEL members (see a list of utility members only).
 

Resources for New Employees

If you're just joining the industry or are a non-technical electric utility employee who wants to learn more about power generation, transmission, distribution or overall industry vital issues, start here.

Upcoming Events

Introduction to the Electric Utility Workshop
Lone Tree, CO
January 19, 2017

Physical and Cyber Security Conference
San Antonio, TX
January 25-26, 2017

Solutions

RMEL, through its diverse membership, educational events, and programs, facilitates the discovery of solutions and strategies for vital issues facing the electric utility industry. 

Take a running start to find solutions through RMEL's contacts, content, events and resources. Please feel free to contact us if there is a specific request, question or event you need. 
 

Recent Presentation PDFs

 eBinder: 2017 Transmission Operations & Maintenance Conference (6/19/2017) 
   This conference addresses subjects related to transmission operations and maintenance, such as the interface of information technology and operations technology, reliability coordinator’s role in operations, application of SWAGE type transmission con
 TROM17: IT/OT Convergence at PNM Resources (6/19/2017)  
   IT/OT Convergence at PNM Resources Jon Hawkins, Manager, Advanced Technology and Strategy, PNM Resources PNM, like many other utilities, is seeing a convergence of traditional utility operational technologies with new technology that has a much mo
 TROM17: Thermal-Mechanical Testing of Single Stage Full Tension “Swage” Type Connectors Installed on (6/19/2017)  
   Thermal-Mechanical Testing of Single Stage Full Tension “Swage” Type Connectors Installed on ACSR Conductor Dan Stanton, Product Manager, DMC Power Parting with 100 plus years history of accelerated thermal aging of full tension power connectors wh

Utility Rewards

Utility members are eligible to receive complimentary full registrations to the RMEL Spring Management, Engineering and Operations Conference, RMEL Fall Executive Leadership and Management Convention and RMEL Core Events. Based on airline frequent flyer concepts, the more people from your company attending RMEL events ....the more complimentary registrations you will earn. The Utility Rewards Program rewards those Utility company members sending multiple personnel to RMEL events. Learn more.
 

Recent Event Registration Lists

 Registration List: Practical Applications of the 2017 NESC Workshop (12/15/2016)  
   The new 2017 edition of the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), published in August 2016 by the IEEE is the national standard for safety in the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of electric and communication systems. NESC rules are
 Registration List: Unmanned Aircraft Systems in the Electric Energy Industry (12/15/2016)  
   -Important regulatory updates, including Remote Pilot in Command Certification -Westar Energy and Xcel Energy unmanned aircraft systems programs and experiences -Direction and trending of the latest drone technology initiatives
 Registration List: Renewable Planning and Operations Conference (12/14/2016)  
   The Renewable Planning and Operations Conference is focused on generation and transmission renewable issues related to planning, integration, operations and new technologies. Presenters will discuss renewables such as wind, solar and biomass energy.

Top Training Topics Needed/Identified by RMEL Members on 2016 Event Evaluations


Your Peers Have Identified These Top Training Needs - Look for Them in RMEL's 2017 Events and Publications, and add to the list by contacting RMEL.


Leadership
Human Performance
NERC CIP
NESC
Craft training
Asset Management
Overhead and Underground Design
Project Management
AMI/Time of Use Integration
Confined Space Entry
Ergonomics
Physical and Cyber Security
Operator Training
Customer Service/Key Accounts
Renewable Integration
FERC Order 1000 Implications
System Coordination and Protection
Future of the Industry and New Technology
Advanced Technical Training
Leading Indicators and Effective Metrics
New Regulations and Standards
Knowledge Transfer
Attracting, Retaining and Training New Employees
Fall Protection
Harmonics, Power Quality and Utility Response
Building a Safety Culture
Change Management
Understanding energy trading and optimizing sales/value of power plants.
Substation workings, maintenance, etc.
Basic understanding of the electric utility industry for all employees