Future Cities Week Conference Day Three

Smart Grids and Microgrids Asia - Main Virtual Conference

10:00 am - 10:10 am Opening Remarks from Chairperson

Chen-Yu Lee - Director, Taipei Smart City Project Management Office
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Chen-Yu Lee

Director
Taipei Smart City Project Management Office

10:10 am - 10:50 am Making Buildings Smarter & Achieving Energy Efficiency to Meet Growing Electricity Demands

Sujay Kumar Saha - Head - Demand Side Management, Home & Industry Automation, TATA Power

·        Integrating grid-interactive buildings for greater energy flexibility

·        Levelling load matching through energy storage technologies for more resilient & profitable buildings

·        Improving demand management & revenue potential through smart controls & inverters 

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Sujay Kumar Saha

Head - Demand Side Management, Home & Industry Automation
TATA Power

10:50 am - 11:30 am Electrifying Rural Areas to Extend Existing Grid Networks and Improve Connectivity

Shiun Chen - Vice President, Rural Electrification, Sarawak Energy Berhad

·        Maximising connectivity through expansion of high voltage distribution network

·        Navigating challenges to harnessing renewable alternative systems in powering remote areas

  • Providing off-grid plans for more sustainable and affordable electricity generating system operations
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Shiun Chen

Vice President, Rural Electrification
Sarawak Energy Berhad

11:30 am - 12:10 pm Overcoming Challenges in Microgrid Implementation in Thailand

Surat Tanterdtid - Enterprise Architecture Chief, IT Strategic Planning, Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand

·        Ensuring constant 24-hour electricity supply throughout difficult weather conditions

·        Leveraging the potential of renewable energies to reduce maintenance costs

·        Overcoming infrastructure gaps through self-sufficient and energy-efficient technologies

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Surat Tanterdtid

Enterprise Architecture Chief, IT Strategic Planning
Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand

12:10 pm - 12:50 pm Industry Power Panel | Understanding Smart Grids and Building Sustainable Microgrids for the Future

Laurence Kwan - Director, Sunseap Energy
Jitendra Nalwaya - Vice President, BSES Yamuna Power Limited
Reji Kumar Pillai - President, India Smart Grid Forum

·        Eliminating power disturbances and intermittencies through reliability improvement plans

·        Futureproofing the grid to increase overall electricity supply independently of the larger grid

·        Designing a holistic microgrid and scaling up innovative microgrid models to realise full project potential

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Laurence Kwan

Director
Sunseap Energy

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Jitendra Nalwaya

Vice President
BSES Yamuna Power Limited

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Reji Kumar Pillai

President
India Smart Grid Forum

12:50 pm - 12:50 pm Closing Remarks from Chairperson & End of Main Conference

Chen-Yu Lee - Director, Taipei Smart City Project Management Office
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Chen-Yu Lee

Director
Taipei Smart City Project Management Office