May 12 – 15, 2019 // Reykjavik, Iceland

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Technical Program - Final Version

Topic Time Schedule Presentation Presenter Abstract Presentation

Sunday - May 12, 2019

  5:30 PM Welcome Reception Location:
Art Museum

Day 1 Monday - May 13, 2019

Workshop Opening 9:00 AM Opening Remarks and Welcome D.J. Sobajic
I. Baldursdottir
Session #1 9:20 AM TSO-DSO interactions and their impact on modeling and data exchange Chair: N. Singh    
    TSO-DSO Interactions: Challenges and solutions N. Singh pdf  
    TSO-DSO Interactions: The EMS-DMS Data Exchange A. Bose pdf  
    TSO-DSO information exchange: a standard based methodology used in TDX-ASSIST European Project  E. Lambert pdf  
    A Model for the Flow of Information between TSOs and DSO Control Centers for the Future System A. Kelly pdf  
  10:40 AM  Coffee Break 30min      
    Integration of Renewable and Distributed Energy Resources – A Transactive Grid Perspective K. Moslehi pdf  
    Automatic functions for coordinated power flow control C. Rehtanz pdf  
    Reactive Power – Real-time Management and Control  G. Chiang pdf  
    Effective use of a novel designed inverter for distributions system to improve power system stability and voltage profiles N. Yorino pdf  
  12:30 PM Lunch      
Session #2 1:45 PM Enabling efficient and secure operation – control room technology and human factors Chair: I. Baldursdottir    
    Advanced EMS J.-M. Moulin pdf  
    Novel State Estimation for Networks with Limited Measurement Data  H.D. Chiang pdf  
    Analysis of North American Forced Oscillation Events M. Venkatasubramanian pdf  
    PMU as enabler for Digital Transformation of Transmission Grid Operation A. Skanlund pdf  
    Bridging the gap between operational planning and operation B. Riddington pdf  
    Designing eTrading solutions for electricity balancing and redispatching in Europe E. Cek pdf  
  3:45 PM  Coffee Break 30min      
  4:15 PM  Technical Information Systems and Generation Management System Interdependencies  N. Cukalevski pdf  
    Work Domain Analysis for Transmission System Operators to Support Situational Awareness for increasingly complex systems A. Kelly pdf  
    Leveraging weather for a better Power management in Europe S. Voirin pdf  
    The Industrial Internet or Things (IIoT); Standards, methods, and use cases for today’s (and tomorrow’s) Control Center needs E. Felt pdf  
    Ecological Graph Visualization for Network State Estimation A. Hilliard pdf  
    The evolution of EMS architecture in China Southern Power Grid H. Zhou pdf  
    Information security requirements and their impact on physical security M. Pietsch pdf  
  6:35 PM Session Adjourned       
  7:30 PM Banquet Dinner      

Day 2  Tuesday - May 14, 2019

Session #3 8:00 AM Impact of Grid Inertia on Power System Control Chair: A. Kelly    
    Effective Inertia Metering, Forecasting and Grid-Sensitive Control for Renewable Integration R. Giovanini pdf  
    Possible Amount of Frequency Regulation Reserve by V2G in Japan S. Tamura pdf  
    Inertia Estimation Methodologies vs Measurement Methodology: Impact on System Stability C. Kimmett pdf  
    Development of a Novel EMS Controller for Managing Distributed Batteries Y. Sasaki pdf  
    Distributed Cluster Control for Low Inertia Power System B. Zhang pdf  
    Introduction of Fast Frequency Reserve to Handle Low Inertia in the Nordic Power System N. Modig pdf  
  10:00 AM  Coffee Break 30min      
Session #4 10:30 AM Probabilistic Reliability Management Chair: L. Wehenkel    
    The Probabilistic Future of the Icelandic Control Room  I. Baldursdottir pdf  
    From reliability and resilience towards a holistic approach to power system risk management L. Wehenkel pdf  
    Adjustable Robust Optimization for Generation Scheduling with Large-Scale Wind Power Integration Q. Ding pdf  
    Real time probabilistic risk assessment for power system operations and operations planning A. Svendsen pdf  
    Taking probabilistic reliability management from theory to practice: challenges, lessons learnt and next steps  E. Karangelos pdf  
  12:15 AM Lunch      
Excursion/Tour 1:30 PM Guided Tour       

Day 3    Wednesday - May 15, 2019

Session #5 8:15 AM Artificial Intelligence Techniques in System Operations and Control Chair: D.J. Sobajic    
    Data science and Machine Learning in the Energy Industry T. Borst pdf  
    Applying digitalization trends in grid control R. Apel pdf  
    Power Grid Control Operation AI System - Analysis and Discussion of Key Technologies X. Shan pdf  
    Digital companions - exploiting a new quality for control center operation S. Sander pdf  
    The Role of Predictive Big Data Analytics in Future Control Centers  M. Kezunovic pdf  
    Towards an AI assistant for short-term grid operation R. Clement pdf  
  10:15 AM Coffee Break 30min      
    Development of a New Online Analysis Platform M. Zhou pdf  
    Eye-opener of system performance with help of Wide-Area-Measurements & controls  B. Heimisson pdf  
    Advanced inter TSO Voltage-VAR Scheduler for coordinated voltage control  R. Rubesa pdf  
    How might the control center look like in the future?  Vision from an R&D perspective S. Berlijn pdf  
    The Application of Programmed Operation under Power Dispatching and Control Integration Y. Lao pdf  
    Usage of CRIOP to verify and validate the ability of a control centre to safely and efficiently handle all modes of operations H. Svölu pdf  
  1:00 PM Lunch      
Session #6 2:30 PM EPCC 15 Sponsors/Vendors Panel   Chair: T. Chehata    
    ABB / Next step towards semi-automated system operations – new functionalities and project implementation aspects. J. Bujak pdf  
    BSI / Global AC Optimal Power Flow (Super OPF) H.D. Chiang pdf  
    DNV GL / Digital Grid Service Portfolio T. Borst pdf  
    EPRI / Control Center Research Program for the Integration Grid A. Kelly  pdf  
    GE / Experience in using Machine Learning R. Giovanini pdf  
  3:45 PM Coffee Break 15min      
    NARI / Smart Energy Service System Platform and Application G. Liu pdf  
    NR / Technology Research on Grid Source Coordination Monitoring System Based on Dynamic Measurements F. Chen pdf  
    PROMAPS / Demonstration of real time probabilistic risk assessment for power system operation and planning of operation  A. Svendsen pdf  
    Siemens / How to maintain Grid Stability in transmission grids despite increasing complexity? S. Sander pdf  
    Sifang / Local dynamic multi-dimensional analysis of distribution network mapping, model abstract compression and automatic layout technology G. Liang

  5:15 PM Panel Discussion All    
  6:00 PM Closing Remarks  D.J. Sobajic    

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The 2019 Electric Power Control Centers Workshop (EPCC) will take place in beautiful city of Reykjavik, Iceland.



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