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IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting

The theme of this year's IEEE PES General Meeting is "Re-Imagining the Electric Grid."  Super session topics include:

MOVING TOWARDS LESS INERTIA ON POWER SYSTEM

  • Managing grid reliability
  • Effectiveness of protection schemes for lower fault currents
  • Dynamic control of the transmission and distribution grids
  • Sensors and measurement requirements for dynamic grid control
  • Studying the impact of renewable generation on the grid
  • Integration into the grid of synthetic inertia from inverter based generation

NEW APPLICATION OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE POWER INDUSTRY

  • Applying augmented reality in the power industry
  • Employing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) in the power industry
  • Utilizing smart robotics for asset monitoring, grid service and maintenance
  • Smart controls and sensors in end-use devices
  • Advanced software tools and platforms
  • Next generation electric equipment

DATA SCIENCE AND DATA QUALITY AS APPLIED TO POWER SYSTEM

  • Developing models, algorithms, and analytical tools
  • Implementing big data analytics for the power system
  • Utilizing data for applied intelligence and practical applications in electric utilities
  • Challenges in sensor data quality, accuracy, filtering, communications and storage
  • Impact of sensor data quality on applications’ effectiveness

EMERGENCY RESPONSE

  • Emergency planning and preparedness
  • Damage assessment, restoration and worker safety after an event
  • Mutual assistance partnerships between utilities for power system restoration
  • Investing in new infrastructure, including planning and redundancy requirements
  • Challenges in resource management and spare equipment
  • Managing long lead-time equipment such as Gas-Insulated Switchgear (GIS), larger power transformers, and HVDC equipment

Quick Facts

Date: August 5
Location: Portland, OR
Type of Event: Meeting
Host:

IEEE