PES DAY Update: 2021 PES Day Event Planning Presented by Chaitali Naik

About the IEEE PES DAY

On April 22, 2008, the ‘Power Engineering Society’ changed its name to the ‘Power & Energy Society’ to help the environment and society in terms of the Electric Power Industry. This day has been officially commemorated as “PES Day” since 2018 and a group of Volunteers from the energy industry come together to host various events based on the theme during the month (April). The theme for 2021 PES DAY is “Clean Energy Revolution”.

GLOBAL Activities

Opening Session – Keynote Speech

Humanitarian Activities (Panel Discussions)

  • Engaging IEEE PES members in Humanitarian activities
  • Face of Energy Poverty in the US, Canada and Europe
  • Humanitarian opportunities in Power and Energy in Africa continent

Educational Activities (Webinars)

  • Clean Energy: Using Supercomputing Simulations to advance our understanding
  • Nuclear energy: The Need, the Perception and the Reality
  • Experiences and Learned Lessons from an Air Free-Cooled Tropical Data Center Testbed
  • The importance of Solar Resource Assessment and Monitoring in PV Power Plan Performance
  • Electric Vehicles and the Electric Grid

Green Energy Track (Panel Discussions – 1 hour)

  • Solar Energy – Future Investment opportunities
  • Wind Energy – Impacts and Future of Wind Shore
  • Battery Storage & Hybrid RES – Economics of Hybrid RES and Future Opportunities
  • EVs – Impact of Electric Vehicles and its future outlook
  • Clean Energy Policy – Current and Future policies driving Clean Energy Investments
  • Alternate Fuels

Women in Power Activities (Workshop/Panel discussion)

  • Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for energy engineers
  • Career Guidance Workshop in R1 to R10

Young Professional Activities (Webinar)

  • Young Professional webinars and PES quiz for students and YPs

Humanitarian Technology Project Design Competition
More info here.

IEEE PES Humanitarian Activity Committee is conducting PES Humanitarian Technology Project Design Competition (HTPDC) along with training. Any project related to the broad areas of power and energy, which involves humanitarian technology can be chosen for this competition. Projects related to the theme of the PES Day 2021 “Clean Energy Revolution” and that can help to fight against COVID19 pandemic (during or/and after) are appreciated.

Check out the website for more information-
Contact us at

Chaitali Naik
IEEE PES Day Chair 2021