Live Webinar Events

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.

IEEE 1547 Post 2018 - Changes to PV Integration Methods
Presented by: Mark Siira Director, Comrent and Charlie Vartanian, Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc (MEPPI)
Thursday, June 28, 2018 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm ET

This presentation will highlight the significant changes in interconnection (IEEE 1547) and other standards that will have impact and create opportunity for the solar PV industry. The session will provide an overview of new technical requirements and focus more on the Verification, Commissioning and testing aspects of the new requirements. Read more.
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Battery Storage Technologies and Potential Applications in Power Systems
Presented by: Wei-Jen Lee, Professor and Director, University of Texas at Arlington
Thursday, July 12, 2018 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET

Electrical power infrastructures are changing dramatically around the globe due to Smart Grid initiatives, the establishment of renewables and the resulting distributed nature of creating electricity. As a result, the power network faces great challenges in generation, transmission and distribution to meet new and many times unpredictable demands of providing coherent electricity supply. Electrical Energy Storage (EES) has been considered a game-changer with a number of technologies that have great potential in meeting these challenges. Read more.
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Assessment of DERMS Deployment Under Various Operating Conditions
Presented by: Gary Ockwell, Advanced Control Systems
Friday, July 27, 2018 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

Under the California Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC -1) project for Distributed Control for Smart Grid, San Diego Gas & Electric conducted a demonstration of various DERMS use cases. The demonstration consisted of the modeling of two SDG&E substations and feeders with an open tie and various downline DERs and devices. Read more.
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