Eaton to Highlight Power Management Solutions for Hydropower Applications, Discuss Arc Flash Safety and Cybersecurity at HydroVision 2017

Date: June 23, 2017

PITTSBURGH, PA — Experts from power management company Eaton will participate in panel sessions discussing arc flash safety and cybersecurity considerations at HydroVision® 2017 from June 27 through 30 in Denver, Colorado. In conference booth #1918, Eaton will also highlight its engineering services and electrical power management solutions that are designed to support efficient power system modernization for improved system reliability, safety and reduced operating expenses.

“Much of the hdyro generation infrastructure in the United States is decades old and in need of modernization,” said Alice Stage, utility segment manager, Electrical Engineering Services and Systems Division, Eaton. “Drawing on more than 50 years of hydroelectric modernization experience, Eaton is well positioned to help improve performance, reliability and reduce operating costs for hydropower projects of any size.”

Eaton’s Kevin Quirion, a project engineer and manager, will discuss arc flash safety on Thursday, June 29 during a session that will be from 2 to 4:30 p.m. in room 203. Quirion will discuss arc flash safety risks and proven technologies to help enhance safety.

Demos Andreou, a lead engineer at Eaton on cybersecurity, will discuss methods to advance automation network security for hydrogenation facilities during a session on Wednesday, June 28, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in room 205. This presentation will address how the automation network can change and become secure by design.

Eaton’s expert, highly scalable and geographically diverse staff has the expertise to support electrical modernization projects at hydropower facilities. With one of the largest and most experienced teams of power system engineers in the industry, Eaton offers a comprehensive portfolio of services tailored for every stage of a power system’s life cycle, whether design, build or support. To learn more, visit www.eaton.com/service.

To learn more about Eaton’s solutions and services for hydropower facilities, visit www.eaton.com/utility.

Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit Eaton.com.

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