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.

PV-Rich Communities, Storage, and Flexibility: The Need for Distribution System Operators
Presented by: Luis (Nando) Ochoa Professor, The University of Melbourne and The University of Manchester
Thursday, August 23, 2018 | 9:00am - 10:00am EDT

Australia has currently the largest residential photovoltaic (PV) penetration in the world, with almost 1 in 5 houses with the technology. Battery storage systems are also becoming attractive as they allow storing excess PV generation during the day to use it later at night. However, PV-rich communities will pose significant technical and economic challenges on distribution networks - but also some opportunities. Read more.
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The Importance of the IEEE 2030-2011 Smart Grid Interoperability Reference Model
Presented by: Presented by: Mark Siira Charlie Vartanian Sara Biyabani
Thursday, September 6, 2018 2:00 pm EDT

This presentation will review the concept of interoperability and the IEEE Std 2030-2011, Guide for Smart Grid Interoperability of Energy Technology and Information Technology Operation with the Electric Power System (EPS), and End-Use Applications and Loads. It provides an overview the smart grid interoperability reference model (SGIRM). Read more.
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