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Substations 2019 splashFinal

SUBSTATIONS 2019 - 'Renewables and digitalisation driving future direction'  is being presented by the CIGRE Australian Panel B3 - Substations and Electrical Installations and supported by TasNetworks.

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Conference Preferential Subjects

The theme of the conference is Renewables and digitalisation driving future direction

The following preferential subjects have been adopted to guide the submission of presentations and the theme of the conference this year:

1. Building substations for a sustainable green grid:

• Evolution of design, operations and maintenance skills with the connection of renewables to existing infrastructure
• Environmental, safety and fire protection changes with the connection of renewables to existing infrastructure
• Integration of renewables and storage technologies to existing substations – challenges and opportunities

2. Challenges and opportunities of substation digitalisation:

• Transition from traditional substation design to digitalised substation
• Substation digitalisation contribution to increased substation resilience
• Digital information storage platforms and usage

3. Managing ageing substation assets in an era of digital substations:

• Integration of new technologies (hardware and software) into existing substations
• Making economic and risk-based decisions supporting asset management
• Experience with life extension methods in substations

Key Dates:

30 March 2019

Call for Papers issued

14 June 2019

Deadline for receipt of Abstract

30 June 2019

Notification of acceptance

1 July 2019

Conference registration opens

4 October 2019

Deadline for receipt of Full Paper/Presentation

Program (Draft):

 program summary



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NOTE:  As indicated in the Template - completed Abstracts should be emailed to  with the header B3 Substations 2019 Abstract  by 14 June 2019



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Early Bird Rates close 31 July 2019