IoT and Smart Grid Deep Dive Workshop, Asia Clean Energy Forum 2017


Internet of Things (IoT) and Smart Grid--The 21st Century Technologies for the Power Sector: Mainstreaming in Asia and the Pacific

5 June 2017, Monday, 2:00PM to 5:30PM, 6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550, Metro Manila, Philippines






2:00 PM

10 mins

Welcome address

2:10 PM

20 mins

Keynote & Introduction

Pramod Jain, President, Innovative Wind Energy, USA

2:30 PM

20 mins

  • Case Study: Leveraging smart data for predictive maintenance in wind industry.  Use of IOT for condition monitoring and predictive maintenance of wind turbines.  Deep dive into sensors, analytics and return on investment and hurdles.


Ganlu Chen, Vestas, Head Asset Management Center, China.

2:50 PM

20 mins

  • Case Study:  Use of IOT in transmission and distribution network in India.  Deep dive into the technologies being piloted, different results and experiences including benefits and will also cover the challenges that are being faced.


Somesh Kumar, Leader Power and Utilities, Ernst & Young, India.

3:10 PM

20 mins

  • Case Study: Leveraging IoT and Cognitive Capabilities in Field Operations and Asset Performance Management.  Deep dive into technology, implementation, benefits, return on investment and hurdles.


Santhosh Nair, IBM, Industry Leader, ASEAN, Energy & Utilities Industry Solutions, Malaysia.

3:30 PM

30 mins

Coffee and networking break


4:00 PM

20 mins

  • Case Study: Energy Asset Management in Smart Grid.  Use of IOT for Asset Management


June Choi, Senior Vice President, Head of Smart Energy Business Division, South Korea.

4:20 PM

20 mins

  • Case Study:  Smart Grid in Indian Utilities.  Deep dive into technology, implementation, benefits, return on investment and hurdles.


Hemendra Agrawal, Deputy General Manager, Smart Grid, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, India.

4:40 PM

20 mins

  • Case Study: Building EMS Applied Smart Grid and IoT in Dubai.  Deep dive intoKEPCO’s Smart Grid Station where power, gas, and water supply in buildings are interconnected to heating/cooling facilities, solar power, ESS, AMI, EV chargers, smart devices and the grid, and all of this is integrated into one system using ICT.


Huyoung Lee, Director General, Planning Office, Innovative Business Planning & Strategy Department, KEPCO, South Korea

5:00 PM

30 mins

Round table discussion (Moderator: Arun Ramamurthy):

-          Policy

-          Financing

-          Utility’s perspective



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