Integration of Renewables into the Evolving Grid, a statement by Prof. Saifur Rahman

Yonael Teklu By Yonael Teklu, Northern Virginia/Washington PES Chapter Chair

The Twelfth Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT NA 2021) will be held virtually from February 16 -18, 2021. I asked Prof. Saifur Rahman, past president of IEEE PES, his take on this year’s theme of “Technology Solutions for an Evolving Grid.” Here is what he shared with us.

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Technology Solutions for an Evolving Grid – 2021 IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT) Conference

Arnie de Castro By Arnie de Castro, SAS Institute

Initiatives for the “Smart Grid” at the beginning of the millennium bring promise for ensuring grid reliability, quality and security, allowing customers to participate in optimizing the operation of the system, accommodating active demand-side assets of all sizes and technologies, assuring sustainability and improving the efficiency of the grid.

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Cybersecurity Research on Future Energy Systems

Charalambos Konstantinou By Charalambos Konstantinou, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Florida State University

In modern power systems with Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, a diverse set of technologies, machines, instrumentation, and architectures are integrated together. This complexity makes the science of determining the most effective strategies to make energy infrastructure secure and attack-resilient rather challenging.

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