Thursday, May 3, 2018
Dominion Energy NorthWest Operating Center
3072 Centreville Rd., Herndon, VA 20127
Series Goal: Strengthen cooperation between industry and government energy sector partners.
Exercise Goal: Explore and address the challenges that the energy sector may face during a major hurricane impacting the Mid-Atlantic Region (focusing on the collaboration of cross-industry sectors, government, and industry communications and coordination) and incorporate lessons learned from recent storm response and recovery activities. Link with the National Level Exercise 2018 by using a common scenario and the goal of incorporating recent hurricane response lessons learned into the exercise.
|8:00 a.m.||Welcome and Introductions|
|Welcome||Devon Streit, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration (ISER), Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)|
|Opening Remarks, Purpose, and Objectives||Patricia Hoffman, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, DOE/OE|
|8:20 a.m.||Facilitator Kick-Off; Participant Introductions|
|Overview of facilitated session, desired outcomes, rules of play, facility safety brief||Mike Fry, Ascenttra|
|9:00 a.m.||Sector Briefs|
|Overview of supply lines, priorities for hurricane preparation and response:
|10:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m.||Break|
|10:15 a.m. –12:00 p.m.||Module One (Hurricane—Pre-Landfall)
Desired Outcome: Review responsibilities and identify possible gaps and obstacles for better preparedness, coordination, and communication across the sectors with the government and the public.
|10:15 a.m.||Pre-Landfall Scenario|
|Presentation and Video||Mike Fry|
|10:25 a.m.||Interactive Activity: Key Activity Timeline: Pre-Landfall|
|Each sector will be asked to identify key actions they would implement in the pre-landfall phase.||All Participants|
|11:10 a.m.||Facilitated Discussion|
|Review results of Key Activity Timeline and facilitated discussion among plenary participants of initial thoughts to the scenario, preparation actions, and key issues.||Mike Fry|
|12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.||Lunch|
|Luncheon Speaker, 12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.||Robert “Bob” Blue, Executive Vice President, President & Chief Executive Officer, Dominion Energy Power Delivery Group|
|1:00 p.m. –3:30 p.m.||Module Two (Hurricane—Post-Landfall)
Desired Outcome: Review responsibilities and identify possible gaps and obstacles to a more coordinated response and better recover and restoration.
|Present Scenario||Mike Fry|
|1:20 p.m.||Concurrent Interactive Activities Post-Landfall: Key Activity Timeline and Identifying Interdependencies|
|2:45 p.m.||Facilitated Discussion|
|Review results of Key Activity Timeline and mapping of Interdependencies. Facilitated discussion among plenary participants.||Mike Fry|
|3:30 p.m.–3:45 p.m.||Break|
|3:45 p.m.||Summary of Major Findings and Recommendations|
|Facilitated discussion to identify the major findings and recommendations discussed over the course of the exercise.||Mike Fry|