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IEEE Seminar by Mr. Sushil Kumar Soonee

April 7, 2018 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

IEEE UP PES/IAS Joint Chapter and IEEE PES SBC IITK is jointly organizing an IEEE Seminar as part of events organized to mark 1st PES Day. More details about PES Day can be found here.

Speaker Bio: Mr. Sushil K. Soonee, the former and Founder Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (POSOCO) is presently serving as Advisor to the POSOCO. He has first hand more than four decades of experience of Power System Operation of various Regional Grids of India and has worked extensively towards Integration of State Grids to form Regional Grids, and subsequent integration of Regional Grids leading to the formation of the National Grid and now SAARC Grid. He specializes in Power System Operation, Planning, Commercial, Settlement, Restoration and the entire gamut of Power Pooling and Governance. Other areas of interest include Electricity Markets, Open Access, Regulatory affairs besides expertise in Load Despatch Technology, integration of Renewable Energy including REC Mechanism, Transmission Pricing, and development of Ancillary Services.

Shri S K Soonee is a Life Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India), Fellow of IEEE, Fellow INAE, Distinguished Alumnus IIT Kharagpur, Distinguished Member CIGRE, Foreign Member NAE USA. He has received many distinguished awards, from CEA, CBIP, NPSC, POWERLINE etc and has many publications to his credit. He has represented India on the CIGRE Study Committee C2 on Power System Operation and currently represents India on the CIGRE Study Committee C5 on Electricity Markets and Regulation.

Title: Developments in Indian Electricity Market

Abstract: Indian electricity market is one of the most dynamic electricity markets in the world with its unique characteristics and behavior. The government of India recognizes the market as an instrument to realize productive and allocative efficiency. The government of India has set a target of integration of 175 GW renewables by 2022. Market mechanisms are an essential requirement for facilitating the large-scale integration of renewables. The talk traces the evolution of various products and services in the electricity market over the years to cater to the requirements of the sector and economy as a whole.


April 7, 2018
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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IEEE UP PES/IAS Jt. Chapter and IEEE PES IITK Student Branch Chapter


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