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Hilton Mills Highlights Potential Safety Risks During Field Verification

By September 25, 2019uPDate

Hilton Mills is a featured speaker at CEATI International’s 2019 Grounding and Lightning Conference on October 9th in Houston, TX. The conference brings together leading subject matter experts from around the world.

Hilton will present What Lies Beneath: Testing the Safety of Aging Grounding Systems, during which he will discuss the fall of potential (FoP) and computer-based test instrument (CBTI) methods for testing ground grids, common pitfalls encountered when testing energized electrical substations, plants, and transmission towers, and the impact of the testing engineer’s expertise (or lack thereof) with ground test results.

Mills specializes in grounding system design and analysis, as well as protective control system design, analysis, modification, and troubleshooting for various substation and automated control systems used by electrical utilities, commercial enterprises, and industrial plants. For more than 25 years, he has provided conceptual design services, peer review, design consulting, submittal and control drawing review, acceptance testing, and commissioning. He offers training on protective relay application, grounding systems design, and testing using the SGM and Integrated Grounding System (IGS) design software. HP&D is the exclusive worldwide distributor of the SGM.

Click here to register to attend the 11th Annual Grounding and Lightning Conference. For more information about P&D’s grounding system design and analysis services or to learn how to acquire your own Smart Ground® Multimeter, please contact us.