Category: Events

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

Talk: Energy Storage – Recent Studies and Implementation Projects in the US


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: Energy Storage – Recent Studies and Implementation Projects in the US Host: Professor Xiao-Ping Zhang, University of Birmingham https://www.profxiaopingzhang.org Organisers: Birmingham Energy Institute and the IEEE UK

Seminar on “Optimization for Demand Response in Smart Grids”


DESCRIPTION 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: Seminar on “Optimization for Demand Response in Smart Grids” Host: Professor Xiao-Ping Zhang, University of Birmingham https://www.profxiaopingzhang.org Organisers: Birmingham Energy Institute

The Challenge of Overhead Line Faults with MMC Transmission


Friday 17 February 2017, 14:00 – 15:30 NG16, Gisbert Kapp Building University of Birmingham The Challenge of Overhead Line Faults with MMC Transmission Dennis Woodford, President of Electranix Corporation Application of VSC transmission with overhead transmission lines is a relatively recent application, particularly with MMC converters. An overhead transmission line is prone to faults caused