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Grid Security and Modernization: Hardening the Midwestern Grid

October 30-31, 2017


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee | Conference Center
161 West Wisconsin Avenue | Milwaukee, WI 53203

The Midwestern Governors Association will hold its seventh annual invite-only transmission meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on October 30-31, 2017.

An important component of securing and modernizing the grid is a “fix it first” approach. The MGA hosted its seventh annual conference, which provided an opportunity to learn how the Midwest is safeguarding and improving the region's electric grid. Topics covered at this meeting included disaster preparedness, micro grids, distributed generation, and cybersecurity.



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American Transmission Company (ATC) Great Plains Institute
Xcel Energy  


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