What: Electric Transmission Line Design – Reliability, Resiliency and the ongoing role of ASCE
Presenter: John Klotz, P.E.
When: Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Time: Presentation begins at 12:00PM
Where: GoToTraining Webinar
Registration Price: Free for all members and non-members!
PDH: 1.0 HR
Dominion Energy powers approximately 2.6 million homes and businesses in Virginia and North Carolina. Electricity is carried from generating stations across 6,700 miles of transmission lines.
ASCE/SEI (Structural Engineering Institute) provides standards and manuals of practice for the design and analysis of structures and foundations.
John Klotz, P.E. is a senior level engineer in the Electric Transmission Structural Engineering group. His responsibilities include the design and analysis of transmission and substation structures and their foundations. He earned his B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech.
He is a member of the ASCE Structural Institute, and currently serves on two technical committees tasked with writing Manuals of Practice and Standards. He has represented Dominion Energy on various projects for the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), and was the recipient of a 2011 EPRI Technology Transfer award for his work on the project “Mitigation Strategy for Sub-grade Corrosion of Weathering Steel” and his current project is entitled, “Design and Installation of Vibrated Steel Caissons”.
John and his wife enjoy spending time with their four daughters and all their school and sports activities. He volunteers with Communities in Schools as a mentor in Richmond Public Schools. He loves to travel with his family and watch Hokie sports.