Attività svolte dai 16 comitati di studio
- Life management
- Machine monitoring and diagnosis
- Renewable generation
- Large generators
- High efficient electrical machines
- Design and manufacture
- Application of material
- Utilization, e.g. maintenance and operation, condition monitoring, life management, repair and refurbishment, disposal
- Safety and environmental aspects, e.g. noise, oil spill, fire hazard and explosion
- Economic/commercial aspects
- Quality assurance and testing
- Design and development
- New and improved test techniques
- Maintenance, refurbishment and lifetime management
- Reliability assessment and condition monitoring
- Requirements presented by changing networks
- Equipment related subjects
- Power cables in all phases of life
- Submarine, underground, ducts, tunnels
- HVDC and HVAC Cable Systems
- Increase Acceptability of OHL
- Increase Capacities of existing OHL
- Increase Reliability and Availability of OHL
- New substation concepts
- Substation management issues
- Life cycle management and maintenance
- Impact of new communication standards and smart grids on existing and new substations
- Responsible for HVDC systems and Power Electronics for AC systems
- Its members are International Experts from Manufacturers, Operators, User Engineers,
- Consultants and Academics.
- Provides unbiased and balanced documents concerning economical, technical and environmental matters associated with its area of responsibility.
- The target audience includes engineers in the Electrical Supply Industry, Standardisation bodies, investors and regulators
- Improved concepts of Substation Automation Systems
- Technical recommendations for IEC 61850
- Application of numerical protections and substation automation systems
- Methods to improve the performance of protection systems
- Protection implications of new generation technologies.
- Planning for rapid development, uncertain generation and desired reliability (newly and rapidly developing countries, system performance, contingency planning, mass penetration of renewables, a greenfield approach)
- Investment drivers, decision processes and tools (investment drivers, planning criteria, grid codes and the role of new technology, new investment decision processes, new tools and methods for increasing uncertainty)
- Asset management practices including risk assessment now and in the future (risk management, broad trends and practices, new solutions for changing power system designs)
- Control and switching for reliability: voltage,frequency and capacity limits
- Reserves and emergency strategies
- Management of fault and restoration situations
- Short term planning and coordination of system capacity needs
- Requirements and use of power system analysis and security assessment functionalities
- Requirements, methods, tools for training of operators
- Impact on system operation from institutional structures: regulators,trading and contracted ancillary services.
- Environmental impacts of Power System development and operation;
- Global environmental changes and Power System;
- Public acceptance of Power System infrastructures;
- Stakeholders engagement and communication;
- Power System efficiency and environment.
- Power Quality
- Electromagnetic Compatibility/Electromagnetic Interference (EMC/EMI)
- Insulation co-ordination
- Advanced Tools for the analysis of power system performance
- Power systems dynamic/transient performance models and analysis.
- Consequences of regulatory changes for the electric power sector
- Regulatory incentives for investment
- System implications of new generation technologies
- Markets design’s impact on transmission system operation
- Market design for integration of intermittent generation
- Dispersed Energy Resources connection and integration
- Dispersed Energy Resources concepts in distribution systems operation and planning(Microgrids and Active Distribution Networks)
- Demand management and Active Customer Integration
- Rural electrification.
- Electrical insulating materials
- Electrical conducting materials
- High voltage and current test and measuring techniques
- Diagnostic tools
- ICT applied to the networks of the future.
- Telecommunication networks in Electric Power utilities (architectures, media, protocols...)
- New ICT architectures to control the bulk power systems (smart meter, smart grid, intelligent grid, control centres EMS, MMS etc...).
- ICT governance within utilities – in-house versus outsourced.
- Information security within the Electric Power Utilities