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Electric Services

Serving those who work in electric operations


Meetings and events to serve those who work in electric operations or provide products and services to the electric industry.

Electric crew leaders and their management gather annually at the Electric Operations Technical & Leadership Summit to learn the latest techniques and see the newest technology. Classes and demonstrations are practical, low-cost tools to improve performance.

Roundtables are held every spring. Each volunteer committee plans discussion topics and presentations around common problems and best practices unique to the Midwest.

Staff Liaison

Ashleigh Esselman
(651) 289-9600 x129

Committees


Electric Operations Steering

Oversees all facets of the Electric Section committees listed below. Works with Staff and Board to help direct the planning for future MEA activities.

Associate Advisory Council

A liaison between the associate member companies and the Electric Operations Section of MEA to enhance the relationship between MEA, Associate members and the LDC members.

Codes & Standards

Promotes the exchange or ideas and information relating to the formulation, interpretation and applications of regulations in the industry.

Metering

Promotes the exchange or ideas and information relating to the metering of electricity.

Overhead

Focuses on continuous improvement for member companies and training in specific areas affecting overhead distribution of electricity.

Reliability

Focuses on energy delivery and reliability, especially in extraordinary circumstances such as storms or power outages, etc.

Safety & Training

Notifies members of DOT & OSHA compliance and training needs and assists in the development of programs to meet those needs. Attends to issues in the electric utility industry such as investigations, training and others related to operational concerns.

Substation

Addresses topics and issues in substation maintenance and training for proper operation.

System Operator / System Dispatch

This group shares best practices in regard to monitoring electric pipeline systems to maintains system integrity and contractual obligations.

Underground

Focuses on continuous improvement for member companies and training in specific areas affecting underground distribution of electricity.

EnergyU Users

Group for users of EnergyU electric operations training curriculum.