Digital Twins Seminar: A Tool for Modern Hydropower

NHA’s Hydraulic Power Committee Hosted Digital Twins Seminar: A Modern Hydropower Tool on February 2, 2021

Seminar Agenda

Experts from the Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories, General Electric, and Chelan County Public Utility District held a frank discussion about the benefits and challenges of ongoing hydropower Digital Twin developments.

Updates were provided on the most recent efforts to create an industry-focused Digital Twin Framework. Stakeholder feedback is highly encouraged during and after the seminar and will be used to inform the capabilities and structure of the Digital Twin tool.

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  • Malcolm Woolf, President & CEO, National Hydropower Association
  • Alejandro Moreno, Water Power Technologies Office Director, Department of Energy
  • Dr. Hong Wang, Senior Distinguished R&D Staff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Dr. Osman Ahmed, Principal Technical Advisor for Advanced Controls, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Achalesh Pandey, Research Director for Industrial Artificial Intelligence, General Electric
  • Kirk Hudson, Managing Director of Generation & Transmission, Chelan County Public Utility District