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EESA - Future Strategies for the South Australian Power System

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Kintore Avenue

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* EESA and IEEE PES Members - General Admission Fee is Discounted for Free admittance - please enter Promotional Code first at Ticket Box, (ie. your Surname followed by membership number (no spaces or apostrophes allowed - eg. CITIZEN123456) for Member ticket access.


Students: Free admittance is available to students who join either EESA or IEEE PES.

Free EESA membership from: http://www.eesa.org.au/membership/apply-for-membership

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Students who join either EESA or IEEE PES should advise the event coordinator, Martyn Pearce, in order that a discounted ticket can be released.


Thank you to our sponsors, RJE and Rockwell Automation, for supporting the catering for this event.


SYNOPSIS

The South Australian power system is currently undergoing significant changes as more distributed and renewable energy power sources are introduced. This seminar seeks to explore various perspectives of the future directions and shapes of the network. Aspects will be presented will by:

  • AEMO, the Energy Market and Grid Operator
  • University of Adelaide, Technical overview
  • Deloitte, to present an economist viewpoint of the South Australian Market
  • ElectraNet, Power utility

An open forum is to be held after the presentations.


PRESENTATIONS

David Swift, Advisor to the CEO, , Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO). David will deliver the keynote address, a description of AEMO’s ongoing approach to exploring power system security challenges arising from the changing generation mix and the outcomes of AEMO’s continuing work on the strength and integrity of the SA power network.

David Vowles, Research Officer, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Adelaide. An overview of the nature of the grid including: generation sources, power system stability, the demand/supply balance and frequency control, power vs energy, system strength, voltage control energy storage and its implications.

Kumar Padisetti, Partner, Deloitte Access Economics. To cover Deloitte’s report on “Energy Market and Implications of Renewables – SA Case Study” which analyses the impact that wind and solar generation are having on the wholesale and derivative markets in SA and the potential impact on grid stability. The analysis looks ahead to a potential future where such technologies provide around 70 per cent or more of the state’s generation and consider how robust the market is to these outcomes.

Rainer Korte, Executive Manager Asset Management, ElectraNet. A description of the long term planning initiatives conducted by ElectraNet, including the feasibility of a new Interconnector.


SPEAKERS

David Swift has a depth of experience in the power industry. He worked with the publicly owned South Australian Electricity Utility, ETSA, prior to its privatisation in 2000 and was seconded to the Treasurer during the transition into the National Electricity Market. David is now Advisor to the CEO of the Australian Energy Market Operator, which is the body responsible for operating the energy markets in eastern and southern Australia and the national planner. David has participated in a number of government reviews, and until recently had executive responsibility for the Future Power System Security program


David Vowles is a research engineer in the Power Systems Dynamics Group (PSDG) of the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Adelaide. His primary interests are in power system dynamic performance analysis and assessment, control and modelling. The PSDG, with the support of the Australian power supply industry, develops and maintains software tools for power system analysis and control system design.


Kumar Padisetti is a Partner at Deloitte Access Economics and responsible for Energy and Resources Sector. He specialises in portfolio management, policy advice, commercial and financial analysis, market modelling (electricity, gas and renewable energy), strategic positioning and assisting clients with growth strategies. Kumar helps his clients make future decisions with confidence.


Rainer Korte is responsible for setting the strategic framework and direction for life-cycle asset management decisions, network development and network planning. Rainer has 25 years’ experience in the electricity industry holding engineering and increasingly senior management positions within ElectraNet. He has extensive experience within the market and regulatory frameworks of the National Electricity Market.


CPD Points: 2.5

(CPD forms will be available at the event for students to verify their attendance)

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