Event Detail

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Our 2019 Spring Technical Workshop will take place March 19-21 at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa, just outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Event Schedule

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Half-Day Tutorial (March 19, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.)*

Impact of DER on Bulk System    
          *Separate registration required; not included in Technical Workshop registration

Working Group Meetings (March 19, 1 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.)*

1:00 p.m. Research & Education Working Group; Reliability Working Group; System Operation and Market Design Working Group

3:15 p.m. Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Working Group; System Planning Working Group
         *Separate registration required; not included in Technical Workshop registration

ESIG Board Meeting & Dinner (March 19, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)

Technical Workshop Session Topics (March 20, 8 a.m. - March 21, 12:30 p.m.)

Managing a High Penetration Power System

Improving Flexibility and Frequency Response

Distribution System Developments

Electric Transportation and ESI

Preparing for Future Energy Systems

High Penetration and Weak Grid Issues

Energy Storage Developments

Long-term Planning Considerations

Annual Awards Reception & Student Poster Session (March 20, 6:30 p.m.)

Early Career/Diversity Networking Breakfast (March 21, 7:00 a.m.)

*A half day DOE workshop on “Frequency Response of High PV U.S. Interconnection Grids” will take place from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. on March 21 following the Spring Technical Workshop at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa. If you are interested in attending please email liu@utk.edu. You can download the workshop agenda here.*

Event Registration Rates

Below you will find a breakdown of registration costs for the Albuquerque meeting. Early Bird pricing for ESIG members will be available until February 15, 2019.


The host property for the 2019 Spring Technical Workshop is the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa, a stunning resort on the Rio Grande, just outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The special ESIG room rate is $189 per night. The special room rate will be available until February 25, 2019.

To make your reservation and receive the ESIG preferred rate, click here.

If you need additional assistance, please contact the hotel at 877-803-7534.

Please Note: We have a limited amount of rooms available at the government per diem rate. If you need a room at this rate, please contact Ryan Willis at info@esig.energy to make arrangements.

Travel Tips: Insider’s Guide to Albuquerque

Special thanks to Bob & Martha Cummings for putting together this guide and including some of their top dining spots as well as local activities!

2019 Spring Technical Workshop Sponsors


If your business is interested in sponsoring a portion of the Albuquerque event and being highlighted in front of a number of the industry’s top companies and leaders, click here to learn how you can become a sponsor.


Non-Members use the "Register Now" button.