NARI GROUP organizes the IEEE P2775 Smart Hydro Working Group Kick-off Meeting

Jun 07,2017

On June 1 to 2, hosted by IEEE, the IEEE P2775 Smart Hydro Working Group Kick-off Meeting was commenced in NARI GROUP, Nanjing. The expert of NARI works as the Chairman of this entity-based working group. Experts from GE, Schneider Electric, China Datang Corporation, Beijing Sifang Automation Co., Ltd, China Southern Power Grid Co., Ltd (CSG), POWERCHINA, Hohai University, Segrity LLC, Kleinschmidt Associatesand State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) attended the meeting.IEEE PES ED&PG (Power and Energy Society, Energy Development and Power Generation) and IEEE PES HPS (Power and Energy Society, Hydropower Subcommittee) also paid close attention to this meeting and assigned representatives to attend. The kick-off meeting has reviewed the preparation work of IEEE P2775, confirmedthe appointment of working group chair, vice chair and secretary, approved the WG Policies and Procedures (P&P), and witnessedthe formal drafting of the outline of Technical Guide to Smart Hydroelectric Power Plant. Also, experts have reached consensus on the date and place of the next meeting, along with the futurework plan.

Smart Hydroelectric Power Plant is the key research field of NARI GROUP. The IEEE standard Technical Guide to Smart Hydroelectric Power Plant  is also the first international standard led by NARI in the hydropower field. The Guide was approved for project authorization in Feb, 2017. IEC also shares great interest in the Guide and proposed a dual logo cooperation initiative. The successful commencement of this kick-off meeting has established a global platformfor Chinese and international well-renowned enterprises to share advanced technology and their best practices, enhancing deep cooperation in international standards of the hydro community and contributing to the development of hydropower technology together.