Preferential Subjects for Kyoto Symposium

Power System transformation including active distribution

PS1: Driving towards an enhanced system reliability, security and resiliency

  1. A) Development of methods, models and analytic techniques for establishing dynamic performance of distribution networks such as lightning protection, power quality and EMC
  2. B) Development of new system planning and operational methodologies and tools
  3. C) Activities and methodologies as countermeasures against natural disaster and severe climate
  4. D) Regulatory policies and technical solutions facilitating grid modernization with uncertainty arising from the expansions of DERs
  5. E) Cyber security issues, including network codes, technologies and strategies supporting and enhancing power system security and resiliency
  6. F) Maximizing the use of existing assets through innovative and controllable technologies, such as HVDC, FACTS and smart grid devices

PS2: New commercial and technical relations between TSO, DSO, and customers

  1. A) Application of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and actual use cases of activities among TSO, DSO, and customer side including new service providing entities
  2. B) Technological and operational aspects to "Connect and Manage" DERs and actual use cases
  3. C) Latest activities of market and power system operation for provision of ancillary services utilizing DER’s flexibility and sector coupling solutions
  4. D) Technical, operational and regulatory aspects of aggregating and integrating DERs

PS3: Innovative developments for a sustainable power network

  1. A) Advanced technologies for power system planning and operation, including Internet of Things (IoT), big data analysis and Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  2. B) State-of-the-art technologies for field work and asset management, such as drones, Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)
  3. C) New trends of ICT for enhancing the utilization of DERs including Blockchain
  4. D) Training and fostering work forces for future sustainable grid operation and asset management


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