Webinars

 

 

The Smart Grid describes a next-generation electrical power system that is typified by the increased use of communications and information technology in the generation, delivery, and consumption of electrical energy worldwide.
 
IEEE Smart Grid hosts a series of complimentary webinars on varying aspects of grid modernization globally.

 

Smart Grid and its Related Issues: Malaysian Perspective
Presented by Izham Zainal Abidin, Associate Professor - Centre for Power System Research, Universiti Tenaga Nasional

Thursday, August 25, 2016 | 9:00am – 10:00am ET

Smart Grid is the current technology adaptation that combines Communication, Network and Power System components with the target to ensure a Resilient, Robust and Secure Power System Network. This presentation will focus more on Smart Grid Technologies implementation and its issues from the Malaysian perspective. This webinar will also cover the way forward from Malaysian researchers and research institution into Smart Grid. It is hoped that by the end of this presentation, audience will have an appreciation on Smart Grid, Roll-Out issues and how this will impact the utility and its customers.
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Data Science and Smart Grid Applications
Presented by Professor Laurent El Ghaoui, EECS and IEOR Departments, UC Berkeley

Thursday, September 15, 2016 | 4:00 – 5:00pm ET

This webinar, by IEEE Smart Grid Expert, Laurent El Ghaoui, will provide an overview of data science, including machine learning and optimization, and present a few applications in the context of Smart Grid. It will describe work done in collaboration with different units at EDF. Some of the topics reviewed include a) text analytics for business intelligence on smart grid applications; b) advanced machine learning and optimization for co-generation intra-day plant management, and c) optimal design of complex smart grid systems using surrogate models.
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Towards Future Distribution System Operators: A UK Perspective
Presented by Luis (Nando) Ochoa, Professor, The University of Melbourne and The University of Manchester

Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 5:00 – 6:00pm EDT

With the proliferation of residential and utility scale renewable generation, the deployment of smart meters, and the future adoption of electric vehicles and storage technologies, there is no doubt that electricity distribution networks are at the heart of the Smart Grid revolution. This, however, will require the traditional distribution network operator (DNO) to evolve into an engaged, flexible distribution system operator (DSO) in which network elements and participants (consumers, generators, and those that do both) are actively managed to fulfill technical, economic, and environmental objectives. Key to this evolution is the provision of a forward-looking regulatory framework in which innovation must be encouraged.
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IEEE 2030.5 (Smart Energy Profile 2.0): An Overview and Applicability to Distributed Energy Resources (DER)
Presented by: Robby Simpson, PhD - System Architect, GE Grid Solutions

Thursday, October 6, 2016 | 1:00 – 2:00pm ET

IEEE 2030.5 is a standard for communications between the smart grid and consumers. The standard is built using Internet of Things (IoT) concepts and gives consumers a variety of means to manage their energy usage and generation. Information exchanged using the standard includes pricing, demand response, and energy usage, enabling the integration of devices such as smart thermostats, meters, plug-in electric vehicles, smart inverters, and smart appliances.
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Utility Microgrid Standard
Presented by John F. Kelly, PEER Program Specialist - Green Business Certification Institute

Thursday, October 27, 2016 | 1:00 – 2:00pm EDT

The electricity sector faces game-changing conditions driven by higher expectations from local governments and electricity customers, technology advances, and new policies that emphasis performance and customer participation. What if utilities chose to leverage microgrids and a more distributed framework; taking advantage of customer investment and new utility services to make the system better while increasing returns? This presentation will introduce a utility microgrid approach and standard as a means for addressing these industry forces.
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Smart Grids in Latin America: Current State of Development and Future Perspectives
Presented by Rafael de Sá Ferreira & Luiz Augusto Barroso- PSR

Thursday, November 3, 2016 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET

This webinar will provide an overview of the current state of development of Smart Grids (SG) in Latin America (LatAm), and future perspectives for the region. Focus will be given to some of the largest power systems in LatAm, which have been attracting a significant parcel of investments in the region: Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru.
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