Experiences with International Projects on Power Grid Resilience


Presented by:  Dr. Mathaios Panteli, The University of Manchester, UK

Recent climate-change driven extreme weather events and natural hazards have placed resilience in the spotlight of key stakeholders and policy-makers in the power system community worldwide. There is a growing concern over the critical need to address and boost resilience to such black sky hazards. This webinar will share experiences and applications from relevant national and international research projects in the area of resilient power systems planning and operation. It will cover conceptual frameworks for better understanding the multi-faceted concept of resilience and advanced quantitative techniques based on specifically designed resilience metric systems, as well as risk-based and integrated planning approaches to support the decision-making on designing resilient power grids. The webinar will conclude with insights on activities from national and international professional bodies, further highlighting the recognition by the global power system community of the pressing need to move towards a more resilience-oriented engineering.

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INTENDED AUDIENCE: Researchers/Academia, Industry, Electrical Utilities, Consultants, Power System Operators and Planners, Policy and Regulatory decision-making bodies


ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Dr. Mathaios Panteli

Webinar PresenterDr Mathaios Panteli is an Assistant Professor in Power Systems in the Power and Energy Division, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Manchester, UK. His main research interests focus on reliability, risk and resilience of future, low-carbon power networks, system integration of distributed energy resources and integrated modelling of co-dependent critical infrastructures. He has an extensive publication record in these areas and has been invited to give numerous seminars and talks in world-leading Universities, conferences and organizations. He currently leads/is involved in research projects of total worth over £10m in the areas of resilient and sustainable power systems planning and operation. Dr Panteli is an IET CEng, IEEE Senior Member, the co-chair and technical coordinator of the CIGRE working group C4.47 “Power System Resilience” and an invited member in multiple working groups in IEEE and CIRED.


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