Welcome to the Distribution Microsite - your navigation system and guide to resources, education and networking for your area of interest.


RMEL’s Distribution Section is a community of industry professionals dedicated to sharing, networking and solutions of all issues related to planning, engineering, operating and maintaining distribution facilities in the utility industry, including distributed generation, and distribution substations.  

Distribution Regional Events

Bring an RMEL distribution class to your location or region. Choose from the list of ideas below (which includes some past/current RMEL offerings), and/or let us know of specific topics you'd like to focus on. RMEL has a contact list of many highly-respected instructors. We will also work with our Section Education Committees and the RMEL network to design a custom class tailored to your needs. These are not scheduled events, and are specifically designed to custom-fit your needs and timetable.  

Distribution Courses:
Overhead and Underground Line Design
Transformer Sizing Workshop
Power Factor and Power Quality Workshop
Distribution Automation Harmonics
Overvoltage Protection
Protective Device Coordination
Design, Operations and Maintenance  
Relays and Circuit Breakers
Underground Electrical Power Systems
Power Transformer, Power Converters, System Harmonics
Transmission and Distribution Substations
Underground Line Design
Overhead Structure Design
Practical Electrical Substation Safety for Engineers and Technicians
Medium and High Voltage Testing Equipment
Practical High Voltage Cable Joining and Terminations for Engineers and Technicians
Practical Power Distribution (types of switchgear, power cables and power factor correction equipment)
Power Transformers - Operations and Maintenance
Stormwater Compliance and Risk Management for the Utility Industry
Fundamentals of Distributed Electric Generation
Distribution Coordination and Protection  

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Member Directory - RMEL members, use the directory to help you find the people and answers you’re looking for.
Registration Lists - You can also access past registration lists to find out who you’ll meet at RMEL events and obtain contact information for registrants.

RMEL Distribution Section Committee

Joshua Jones, PacifiCorp (Chair)
Brent Gerling, Independence Power & Light (Vice Chair)
Andy Alexander, Kansas City Power & Light 
Bill Galloway, Colorado Springs Utilities
Patrick Hanrahan, Nebraska Public Power District
Travis Johnson, Xcel Energy
Daniel McReynolds, Austin Energy
Frank Sanderson, Arizona Public Service

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RMEL members, an extensive library of presentations is your knowledge bank of diverse information you can put to work today. Find distribution information focused on any type of job responsibility, and narrow in on critical issues at your organization.