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


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

Transmission Regional Events

Bring an RMEL transmission 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.   

Transmission Courses:
Basics of System Operations Workshop
Advanced Substation Design
Transmission Line Design
Integrated Transmission Planning
Protective Relaying
NERC Reliable Grid Operations
Life Extension Analysis – High Voltage Direct Current HVDC Converter Stations
Substation Operations, Maintenance and Safety
Distributed Generation
Transmission & Distribution Substations
Easement Acquisition
Underground Line Design
Introduction to Substations
Transmission Line Routing
Crew Foreman Training
Transmission 101
Transmission 201
Best Practices in Energy Procurement and Transmission Capacity Management
Wood Pole Design: Loadings & Strengths
Interaction of Generation on the Transmission Grid  

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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 Transmission Section Committee

Angela Piner, HDR, Inc. (Chair)
Ana Bustamante, UNS/TEP (Vice Chair)
Scott Bayer, Austin Energy
Jedd Fischer, Nebraska Public Power District
Chad Kinsley, Black Hills Corporation
Chris Koch, Kansas City Power & Light
Keith Nix, Texas New Mexico Power
Michael Pfeister, Salt River Project
John Quintana, Western Area Power Administration

Find RMEL Transmission Content Now

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