Materials Performance

NOV 2018

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57 MATERIALS PERFORMANCE: VOL. 57, NO. 11 NOVEMBER 2018 standards focused on overhead transmis- sion line structures. In addition to standards development, the NACE Education Activities Committee commissioned an online course support- ing corrosion identification, evaluation, and management specific to the power industry. The course focuses on identify- ing projects, forecasting funding, and developing strategies benefitting manag- ers, engineers, and consultants for opera- tors and service providers. Other sectors are represented by fossil (TEG 183X), geo- thermal generation (TEG 182X), and over- head transmission (TEG 368X), and have been very active in symposia and panel sessions. In the past five years, several symposia showcased issues across all sec- tors of the power generation and delivery industries. STG 41 is following through on the above initiatives, while also keeping an eye toward the future. The renewables sector has been identified as a new high-growth area due to gaps in engineering, construc- tion, and maintenance standards. Newly formed TEG 530X is targeting "Renewable Energy Facilities Design, Construction, and Commissioning," chaired by NACE members Brett Tossey, DNV-GL; and Steven Kung, a technical executive at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). Addressing issues with solar and wind generation is anticipated to result in mul- tiple TG formations for standards and knowledge sharing. This and other activi- ties will also enable STG 41 members to apply innovations and lessons learned from our corrosion community including IMPACT and the NACE International Insti- tute to sustainably improve the safety, reli- ability, profitability, and affordability of global power generation and delivery for years to come. In summary, STG 41's active member- ship stands to empower our global corro- sion community toward sustainable stewardship of electricity generation and delivery infrastructure. We invite you to learn more about these efforts and oppor- tunities to get involved. While there are many challenges to conquer and many Visit www.nace.org/jointcc to learn more about TCC, STG 41, and other STGs that represent your industry. Please direct any quesƟons about the TCC or STGs to Ardjan Kopliku at TechnicalAcƟviƟes. Division@nace.org and include "TCC (or STG) QuesƟons" in the subject line. Shaping the industry starts with you—join a NACE STG and share your experƟse! There are no addiƟonal fees required for parƟcipaƟon in the STGs or other NACE technical coordinaƟon commiƩees. Not a NACE member yet? Call FirstService toll-free today at 1-800-797-NACE (6223), or send an email to firstservice@nace.org. In Memoriam W ith heavy hearts and much love, Anotec announces the passing of Dennis B. Dutton on Septem- ber 15, 2018 at the age of 60. Dennis is lovingly remembered by his wife Cindy ; their children Amanda (Dave) and Lindsay (Brad); his grandchildren Lana, Quinn, Kiera, Nolan, Paige, and Rachel; his siblings Dave (Elaine), Bill (Danny), and Tim (Sharon); his father Dennis Sr. as well as numerous family and friends and his faithful companion Charlie. He was predeceased by his mother Donna, his brother Joe, and his grandson Ryker. The family would like to thank his friends and colleagues within NACE Inter- national, with whom Dennis held close to his heart. efforts in progress through STG 41 com- mittees summarized here, I'd encourage you to also reach out and get engaged in your local NACE sections and areas to hear about or contribute to first-hand dis- covery and application of what our stan- dards are really about. NACE offers a unique opportunity to see the need, collaborate on innovative solutions, and deliver the results to your own companies and communities. If you're an interested utility member, service pro- vider, technology supplier, developing pro- fessional, or a here-to-fore innocent bystander, I welcome you to plug into our community anywhere you can to catch up with current activities and further the future of the power industry through the world's preeminent corrosion community, NACE International! (—Graig Cilluffo, chair, STG 41) Your Association in Action

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