Author: Electric Pole

Call for Papers POWERCON2018

The POWERCON brand was co-initiated by CSEE and IEEE PES. This biennial conference started in 1998 in Beijing. POWERCON2018, the 11th in the series, will be held in Guangzhou, China on 6-8 November, 2018. POWERCON2018 will mainly provide a large forum for the practicing engineers, scholars, researchers and graduate students to meet together to discuss various issues and share the

The 8th China International Conference on Electrcity Distribution (CICED)

The CICED series of biennial conferences began in 2000. The 8th China International Conference on Electricity Distribution (CICED 2018) will be held in Tianjin, China on 17-19 September 2018. The conference covers areas related to electricity distribution, such as distribution equipment and asset management, planning and design, operation and control, protection and Communication power quality and

Professor Xiao-Ping Zhang presented the major breakthroughs in LCC HVDC in 2018 Global Energy Interconnection Conference held in Beijing, 28-29 March 2018

The conference attracts over 1100 guests from more than 30 countries and regions together in Beijing to discuss the development of GEI on the theme of “GEI from China’s Initiative to Global Action”. It has been a high-level event with far-reaching effects and fruitful results. 12 major innovative technical breakthroughs and research reports, including GEI

GEIDCO promotes energy interconnection, clean energy development with Britain’s Royal Academy of Engineering

LONDON, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) — Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO) founded by China, on Thursday signed an MOU with Britain’s Royal Academy of Engineering in London. The two sides agreed to carry out joint research and share information on renewable energy and Global Energy Interconnection. The Royal Academy of Engineering also held

IEEE UK & Ireland Section’s PES Chapter Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the IEEE UK & Ireland Section’s PES Chapter took place on 11th of December at University of Birmingham. The event was hosted by the Chapter’s advisor, Prof. Xiao-Ping Zhang. During the meeting, the budget bid was discussed and compared with this year’s achievements. The Chapter managed to keep its financial

Seminar: Feasibility Region of Optimal Power Flow: Theory, Numerical Methods, and Practical Applications

We would like to bring your attention to the following upcoming event organised by the University of Birmingham and sponsored by Birmingham Energy Institute and the IEEE UK & Ireland PES Chapter. Event: Feasibility Region of Optimal Power Flow: Theory, Numerical Methods, and Practical Applications Organisers: Birmingham Energy Institute and the IEEE UK & Ireland PES Chapter Speaker: Professor Hsiao-Dong Chiang, IEEE

The IEEE UK & Ireland Section’s PES Chapter AGM, 11th December, 2017

PES Chapter in the UK and Ireland welcomes all IEEE and PES members within the region to attend its Annual General Meeting (AGM). Chapter AGM will report on Chapter activities in 2017, Chapter’s performance, significant plans for 2018, and 2018 Chapter Committee elections. PES members who want to volunteer with the Chapter Committee and participate in

Meeting the challenges of GB system operation talk by Xiaoyao Zhou, 17th November, 2017

Changes in the generation mix and demand side combined with new technologies coming to the system bring a number of challenges and opportunities for power system operation. This presentation details challenges facing system operator today and how those challenges are managed in real time operation. Dr Xiaoyao Zhou received his PhD from the University of

Welcoming the government’s ‘Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan’, but challenges lie ahead

New plans announced by the Business and Energy Secretary this week to give homes and businesses more control over their energy use and support innovative new technologies, are a welcome and interesting move by the government. The plan outlines action the government, Ofgem and energy industry will take to remove barriers to smart technologies, including

Professor Xiao-Ping Zhang attending the 2017 MPCE Advisory Board & Editorial Board Meeting Held in Chicago, USA

On the United States local time July 17, the 2017 Advisory Board & Editorial Board Meeting of Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy (MPCE), was held in Chicago, simultaneously with IEEE PES Conference. Professor Yusheng Xue, honorary president of the State Grid Electric Power Research Institute and Editor-in -Chief of MPCE, presided over the meeting, with the attendance of over 40