To facilitate and promote the progress of engineering and the international exchange of information and knowledge in the field of substations. To add value to this information and knowledge by means of synthesising state of the art practices and developing recommendations.
Responsible for the design, construction, maintenance and ongoing management of substations and for electrical installation in power stations excluding generators. Serves a broad range of target groups in the Electric Power Industry whose needs include the technical, economic, environmental and social aspects of this scope in varying degrees.
Major objectives include increased reliability and availability, asset management, environmental impact containment, and the adoption of appropriate technological advances in equipment and systems to achieve these objectives.
Each Study Committee oversees a number of Working Groups.