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Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Inc., invited Group NIRE’s CEO Mark Harral, to present at their third annual Modern Solutions Power Systems Conference held in Houston in June 2014.

“The Modern Solutions Power Systems Conference brought together leaders from multiple players in the electric industry and allowed attendees to collaboratively discuss key solutions to critical problems facing our industry,” Harral said. Read more

The renewable sector of the energy industry is rapidly changing to adapt to new technologies and to overcome emerging challenges. In response, Group NIRE hosted the 2014 Energy Resource Management Consortium Conference in Lubbock, TX on October 27-28, 2014.

Guests were invited on a guided tour of Group NIRE’s field test site at the Reese Technology Center, as well as a tour of the Texas Tech University’s National Wind Institute’s lab located at the Reese Center. Read more

Group NIRE in partnership with Texas Tech University hosted an inaugural workshop for Phasor Measurement Units on October 29, 2014. The workshop took place at Texas Tech and lasted from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“The DOE CIASEP grant has created an educational program that allows students to understand how PMUs operate, communicate, and server utilities. Read more

The Defense Energy Summit gathers the nation’s energy, business and defense leadership to accelerate the development and deployment of new energy and infrastructure solutions for the U.S. military.

“The defense of the electric grid from cyber security attacks is one of the greatest challenges facing our nation. The only way to successfully defend and mitigate cyber security attacks is to understand through field testing the interplay between hardware and software systems,” Group NIRE CEO, Mark Harral said. Read more

Group NIRE’s Director of Project Development, Destiny Vasquez, and Legal Counsel for Project Development, Colleen Ferrall, attended AWEA’s WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition this May. The conference allowed thousands of wind energy professionals to network and explore the latest in wind industry knowledge and technological advances.

“Every year, I look forward to attending the AWEA Windpower Conference and meeting with researchers, manufactures and industry leaders. Read more

Group NIRE’s Conference Coordinator, Michael Wilson, attended the Energy Storage Association’s 25th Annual Conference and Expo May 27-29, 2015. The conference took place in downtown Dallas at the Hyatt Regency hotel. The conference attracts over 1,000 industry professionals each year. This includes a variety of market leaders, customers, decision makers and technology innovators to gather. Read more

Group NIRE’s CEO, Mark Harral, presented at National Instruments Week on August 3-6, 2015 in Austin, TX. Harral discussed implementing distribution control with a concentration on wind and storage.

“Group NIRE values the relationship with National Instruments as we continue to upgrade and develop our site utilizing NI products,” Harral said. Read more

Group NIRE’s CEO Mark Harral, is presenting at the Battery Show Exhibition and Conference in Novi, Michigan, on September 15-17, 2015. Harral will present at the “Aggregation—Is This the Killer App for Energy Storage?” session on Wednesday afternoon.This specific event gathers professionals and thought leaders from the battery supply chain, automotive, grid power and consumer electronics industries. Read more

Group NIRE will host the Energy Resource Management Conference this September 29-30, 2015. The conference will be filled with the industry’s decision-makers and thought leaders who will give presentations and strike discussion throughout the conference.

“It will focus on energy asset management across multiple and different generators. Topics will deal with how to combine wind-turbine data with battery data, solar data, PMU data then communicate and analyze it,” Mark Harral, Group NIRE CEO, said. Read more

Join us in Orlando, Florida, from Feb. 9-11, 2016 for the DistribuTECH Conference and Exhibition. DistribuTECH is the utility industry’s leading transmission and distribution conference and exhibition, covering the smart grid, automation and control systems, energy efficiency, demand response, renewable energy integration, advanced metering, T&D system operation and reliability, power delivery equipment and water utility technology. Read more

Group NIRE’s Director of Project Development, Destiny Vasquez, will be speaking at Windpower Monthly’s Wind Data Forum North America, organized by the Haymarket will take place March 14-16, 2016 in Houston, TX. The conference will cover industry leaders’ hands-on experience using cloud-based solutions to store data and realistic comparisons to physical servers, digging deep into how to correctly use data analysis and probability to enhance wind farm operational performance. Read more

Group NIRE is proudly in partnership with the 2nd EVs & the Grid Summit: Transport Meets Power conference hosted by Infocast April 19-21 in Long Beach, CA, at the Long Beach Marriott. As California strives to tighten their de-carbonization plan, policy-makers and utilities are looking for innovative ways to transform transportation to electrification. Read more