Distribution Systems Automation

The flagship event Distribution Systems Automation aims to gather professionals and decision-makers responsible for DSO market to discuss the future of smart distribution technology implementation, distribution automation, and grid modernization to maximize profit and drive effective grid operations.

Topics
  • Distribution Automation fundamentals
  • The promise of Grid-edge intelligence
  • Minimize VAR Losses and Improve Distribution Grid Efficiency
  • The alternative to conventional grid expansion – Self Optimizing Grid
  • Grid Automation & Failure detection systems – CEZ Distribuce experience
  • Achieving Network Visibility
  • Use of Distributed Zone Controllers (DRZ-C) to facilitate Electricity System Restoration, using DER
  • Smart Grids: building intelligence into grid operations and the utility network

At the conference, we will be discussing the future of smart distribution technology implementation, distribution automation, and grid modernization to maximize profit and drive effective grid operations.

Our expert panel at Distribution Systems Automation:

PREdistribuce is the third largest electricity supplier in the Czech Republic and the operator of the most reliable distribution network in the Czech Republic. The company is managing & developing the distribution network, connect customers and provide other services related to electricity distribution, especially for low and high voltage customers and electricity producers.

National Grid ESO is the Electricity System Operator (ESO) for Great Britain, that sit at the heart of the nation’s energy system, running electricity networks safely and efficiently, minute by minute, hour by hour, 365 days a year. The company moves high-voltage electricity around the grid and pass it to local distribution network operators who then reduce the voltage and distribute electricity to homes and businesses around the country.

Alliander is an energy network company, responsible for the distribution of energy such as electricity, (bio)gas and heat. Most of the energy the company distributes regionally is produced by power stations and windfarms and carried through the international and domestic energy grids run by TenneT and Gasunie.

Stedin is a regional grid operator delivering energy to more than two million customers in the Netherlands’ most densely populated and industrialized area. Stedin has a total of almost 4 million connections. In addition to three of the four major cities of The Hague, Utrecht and Rotterdam, the Port of Rotterdam also falls under the area of ​​the network operator.

Iberdrola is now a global energy leader and one of the world’s biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation. Iberdrola currently operates one of the world’s largest power distribution systems, comprising more than 1.1 million km of distribution lines and more than 4,400 substations, which carry electricity to more than 34 million people around the planet.

ČEZ Group is one of the leading economic entities in the Czech Republic; furthermore, it operates in Western, Central, and South-Eastern Europe. Its core business is the generation, distribution, trade in, and sales of electricity and heat, trade in and sales of natural gas, and coal extraction. In the Czech Republic, ČEZ Group companies also produce and distribute electricity and heat, trade in electricity and other commodities, and extract coal.

The OSGP Alliance is the global non-profit association dedicated to promoting the adoption of the Open Smart Grid Protocol (OSGP) and infrastructure for smart grid applications towards a future proof modern smart grid.

Speakers
Stanislav Votruba, PRE
Head of Grid Conception, PREdistribuce, Czechia
Michael Kenny, National Grid ESO
Organisation & Systems Lead - Distributed Restart Project, National Grid ESO, UK
Sander Jansen, Alliander
Product owner virtual substations MS/HS, Alliander, The Netherlands
Sjors van der Heijden, Stedin
Strategist - Grid automation, Stedin, The Netherlands
Dozie Nnabuife ,National Grid Eso
System Specialist - Distributed Restart Project, National Grid ESO, UK
Manager, Electric Distribution Planning, Iberdrola, Spain
Richard Vidlička, CEZ
Manager of Innovation and EU Projects, ČEZ, Czechia
Member of the Board, OSGP Alliance Netherlands
Tickets
Documentation Package
499.00
Event Details
  • Start Date
    January 27, 2022 13:00
  • End Date
    January 28, 2022 17:00
Sponsors
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