A seminar on “SMART GRID” was organized on 27th April to celebrate the Global PES DAY 2018 by the IEEE PES student chapter in collaboration with the IEEE student branch at University of Peradeniya. This event was lead by PES ambassador Shanaka Ramesh. The event was held at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Seminar room with the participation of academic staff and also students from the faculty. Three lectures were delivered by the guest speakers.
- ‘Renewable Energy policies in India’ by Prof K Raghavan, University of Petrolum and Energy Studies (UPES), India
- ‘MircoGrid in Brazil ‘ by Prof Dionizio Paschoreli, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
- ‘Next generation power electronics for smart grid’ by Dr. Ajith H. Wijnayake, Imagen Energy, USA.
The number of participants was more than 50 and all of them had gave very positive feedback about the event.