SCG0 - Substation Grounding and Lightning

WGG4 – Temporary Protective Grounding in Substations

Scope: Determine what criteria are presently used as a safety basis for substation design and operation. Review IEEE 1246 and IEEE 1268 on a continuing basis and direct the reaffirmation or review of these guides every five years. Provide leadership in the writing, interpretation, and implementation of new safety standards or codes applicable to Electric Utility Substations. Maintain liaison with other groups working on safety, e.g., NEC, NESC, etc

Standard: IEEE 1246-2011 – IEEE Guide for Temporary Protective Grounding Systems Used in Substations

Working Group Officers:

Jesse Rorabaugh
WGG4 Chair

Southern California Edison (SCE)

Lane Garrett
WGG4 Vice-Chair

Rubicon Engineering Services LLC

Jon Martin
WGG4 Chair

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)