E-lesson: Interview with Stefan van der Kolk, TenneT
Hosted by: Stefan van der Kolk
We are pleased to broadcast the interview with Stefan van der Kolk, a lead engineer at TenneT, which is a transmission utility in the Netherlands and Germany. This interview was held on Monday, 14 September 2020, 3:30 PM CET.
Here Stefan talks about challenges that utilities face today in order to ensure electricity supply 24/7, with the reliability of 99.99 %. These challenges include maintaining reliable power grids, but at the same having to address the decarbonisation issue and ensure a smooth and sustainable shift towards renewables. Digitalisation is another challenge, but it is an opportunity at the same time.
Upon hearing the discussion, use the question box on the side of your screen to ask Stefan anything regarding transformer manufacturing and operation. Stefan used to design large power transformers, he can also investigate failures, and much more, so we hope you will enjoy this e-session.
Keywords: Transformer, Grid, Transmission
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