Athens 2009  FORUM


Venue:  Royal Olympic Hotel, Attica conference hall

Dates:  October  5-6, 2009

REPORT   <click for the report, password required>

Monday  October 5

9:00 Opening and introduction

10:30 Break

11:00 GIS   - Keynote ELIA
extension of existing substations : strategy & economic issue
strategic spares for GIS systems not any more in production ,
GIS spares and intervention time guarantees by manufacturers

13:00 Lunch

14:30 SF6
SF6 sharing information (documentation) and creating templates which could be customized by individual companies to satisfy their unique requirements. SF6 Gas document should address the following: procurement, storage, handling, transport, recycling, and disposal of SF6 gas and associated gas filled equipment. Training and certification; Leakage, results of the annual losses by company. Actions to decrease loses work on equipment or procedures

15:30 Break

Controversy of the corrosive sulfur - Keynote VPdiagnose Sweden

17:30 Adjournment

Tuesday October 6

9:00  FAILURES Reporting:  
System for failure data collection and evaluation. Internal AMforum sharing. Initiative from EDF (smartlife) for data collection and diagnostics.   Keynote CEPS

10:30 Break

Oil filled CT explosion risk. What is the percentage of explosion, how they manage the risk, assessment of critical equipment, on-site diagnostic methods. Keynote TERNA

13:00 Lunch

How utilities deal with the financial crisis of 2009?  Keynote RTE
Strategic repair capabilities?  Keynote  TenneT
Round the table: current issues at participating companies
Future activities, planning of the executive meeting 2010

16:00 Adjournement