IEEE PES MEA SBC conducted a webinar on Grid Modernization Technological Advancements Beyond Smart Grid on behalf of IEEE PES Day, resourced by Mr. John D. McDonald PE who is a IEEE Life Fellow and Smart Grid Business Development Leader for GE’s Grid Solution business. It was a really informative session about technological advancements of Smart Grid. This session was held on 9th April 2021 at 7.30pm to 8.30pm.

    The objective of the event was to familiarize the participants with the technical development of smart grid. The technological advancements include discussions of key industry societal trends, Smart Grid concepts, holistic solutions, integration of micro grids and distributed solutions, and ADMS software applications. The session also includes the speaker’s IEEE life and experience and about his grid concepts. The webinar ended with an interactive question and answer session. For the session, there were several participants from the different sections, including IEEE and non-IEEE members.