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IEEE Power & Energy Society SA Chapter

The Power & Energy Society (PES) provides the world's largest forum for sharing the latest in technological developments in the electric power industry, for developing standards that guide the development and construction of equipment and systems, and for educating members of the industry and the general public. Members of the Power & Energy Society are leaders in this field, and they ó and their employers ó derive substantial benefits from involvement with this unique and outstanding association.

Committee Members

Chair: Dr. Wai-Kin Wong

Vice-Chair: Dr. Mohammed Haque

Secretary: Quazi Uddin

Treasurer: Dr. Athmi Jayawardena

Committee member: Jamal Alameddine

Latest news:

IEEE PES Distinguished Lecture - 23 November 2017

The IEEE Power & Energy Society Chapter of South Australia Section is pleased to announce the 2017 IEEE PES Distinguished Lecture:

Title: IoT Sensor Integration from Smart Buildings to the Smart Grid

Presenter: Prof. Saifur Rahman - Director, Advanced Research Institute, Virginia Tech, USA

Time and Date: 5:15PM light refreshment for 5:45PM start, Thursday 23 November 2017

Venue: Room HH3-08, Sir Hans Heysen Building, City West Campus, University of South Australia

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Technical Tour to Quarantine Power Station - 5 September 2017

The IEEE SA Power & Energy Chapter is pleased to announce the following field visit:

Title: Technical Tour to Quarantine Power Station

Presenter: Adam Earnshaw, Origin Energy

Time and Date: 2.00-4.00pm, Tuesday 5th September 2017

Venue: Quarantine Power Station, Torrens Island

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IEEE PES Distinguished Lecture - 9 August 2017

The IEEE Power & Energy Society Chapter of South Australia Section is pleased to announce the 2017 IEEE PES Distinguished Lecture:

Title: "The Electric Grid of the Future"

Presenter: Wanda Reder, Chief Strategy Officer, S&C Electric Company, IL, USA

Time and Date: 5:15PM light refreshments for 5:45PM start, Wednesday 9 August 2017

Venue: Room HH4-08, Sir Hans Heysen Building, City West Campus, University of South Australia

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Energy Forum on "Future Strategies for the SA Power Network" - 8 August 2017

The IEEE SA Power & Energy Chapter is pleased to present the following event, jointly organised with the EESA SA Chapter:

Title: "Future Strategies for the SA Power Network"

Time and Date: Tuesday, 8th August 2017, 5:30 – 8:00pm, refreshments from 5.10pm.

Venue: Scott Theatre, University of Adelaide

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IEEE PES Distinguished Lecture - 28 November 2016

The IEEE Power & Energy Society Chapter of South Australia Section is pleased to announce the 2016 IEEE PES Distinguished Lecture:

Title: Managing Uncertainties of the Future Grid: “Keeping the Lights On! Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow!”

Presenter: Dr. Jay Giri, Director of Power Systems Technology and Strategic Initiatives, GE Grid Software Solutions, Redmond, Washington, USA

Time and Date: 12:00PM light refreshment for 12:30PM start, Monday 28 November 2016

Venue: Room HH3-08, Sir Hans Heysen Building, City West Campus, University of South Australia

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Technical Tour to Adelaide Airport Limited Solar Installation - 31 October 2016

The IEEE SA Power & Energy Chapter is pleased to announce the following technical visit:

Title: Technical Tour to Adelaide Airport Limited Solar Installation

Presenter: Stephanie Bolt and Patrick Greene

Time and Date: 10:00 – 11:30am on Monday 31st October 2016

Venue: Adelaide Airport Ltd Management Centre - 1 James Schofield Drive, Adelaide Airport (meet on lawns outside reception)

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IEEE PES Distinguished Lecture - Presentation Slides

The IEEE Power & Energy Society Chapter of South Australia Section is pleased to made available the presentation slides of IEEE PES Distinguished Lecture:

Title: Renewable Energy Integration: The Grand Challenges and Opportunities Towards a Sustainable Energy Future

Presenter: Prof. George Gross, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

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IEEE PES Technical Talk - 7 October 2015

The IEEE SA Power & Energy Chapter is pleased to announce the following technical talk:

Title: Managing Electricity Grid Emergency Events

Presenter: Frank Crisci, Manager Emergency Management, SA Power Networks

Time and Date: 5:30PM light refreshment for 6:00PM start - Wednesday 07 October 2015

Venue: Room BH2-16, Barbara Hanrahan Building, City West Campus, University of South Australia (please see map on flyer)

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IEEE PES Distinguished Lecture - 29 September 2015

The IEEE Power & Energy Society Chapter of South Australia Section is pleased to announce the IEEE PES Distinguished Lecture:

Title: Renewable Energy Integration: The Grand Challenges and Opportunities Towards a Sustainable Energy Future

Presenter: Prof. George Gross, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

Time and Date: 5:30PM light refreshment for 6:00PM start - Tuesday 29 September 2015

Venue: Room HH3-08, Sir Hans Heysen Building, City West Campus, University of South Australia

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Technical Visit to ElectraNet Pty Ltd - 9 September 2015

The IEEE SA Power & Energy Chapter is pleased to announce the following technical visit:

Title: Technical Tour - Inside a 275kV Gas Insulated Substation

Presenter: Peter Bates, Marino Pallotta and Peter Stattmann

Time and Date: 10:15am - 12:00pm on Wednesday 9 September 2015

Venue: Behind No. 1 Richmond Road, Keswick SA 5035.

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PES Technical Presentation - 27 May 2015

The IEEE SA Power & Energy Chapter is pleased to announce the following technical presentation:

Title: Connecting Renewable Generation Sources Ė Itís Not Just The Connection Point You Need To Think About

Presenter: George Bergholcs, Senior Substation Engineer, ElectraNet Pty Ltd

Time and Date: 11:45am-1:00pm on Wednesday 27th May 2015

Venue: Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre 1022, University of Adelaide, Adelaide SA 5000.

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Technical Visit to ElectraNet Pty Ltd - 17 October 2014

The IEEE SA Power & Energy Chapter is pleased to announce the following technical visit:

Title: Technical Visit to ElectraNet TSO Control Room

Presenter: Mr. Colin Taylor, Principal Engineer (Operations)

Time and Date: 12:00-2:00pm on Friday 17th October 2014

Venue: 52-55 East Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000.

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PES Technical Presentation - 09 October 2014

The IEEE SA Power & Energy Chapter is pleased to announce the following technical presentation:

Title: Smart Grid / Changes to the Electricity Grid

Presenter: Dr. Keith Kikkert, Adjunct A/Professor at James Cook University and the University of Adelaide

Time and Date: 5:00pm on Thursday 9th October 2014

Venue: Building F1-24, University Boulevard, University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes SA 5095.

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Technical Visit to Tindo Solar Pty Ltd- 15 September 2014

The IEEE SA Power & Energy Chapter is pleased to announce the following technical visit:

Title: Technical Visit to Tindo Solar

Presenter: Richard Inwood, Group Manager of People and Business

Time and Date: 2:00-3:30pm on Monday, 15 September 2014

Venue: 5/6-8 Second Avenue, Technology Park, Mawson Lakes SA 5095

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