Power and Energy Chapter2023-01-14T15:50:16+00:00

Power and Energy Chapter

Welcome to the IEEE UK and Ireland Power and Energy Chapter.

The Power and Energy Society (PES) provides the world’s largest forum for sharing the latest in technological developments in the electric power industry, for developing standards that guide the development and construction of equipment and systems, and for educating members of the industry and the general public. Members of the Power and Energy Society are leaders in this field and they — and their employers — derive substantial benefits from involvement with this unique and outstanding association. Its mission is to “…be the leading provider of scientific and engineering information on electric power and energy for the betterment of society, and the preferred professional development source for our members”; our Chapter executes this mission in the UK and Ireland region.

PES embraces aspects pertaining to research, development, planning, design, construction, maintenance, installation and operation of equipment, structures, materials and power systems for the safe, sustainable, economic and reliable conversion, generation, transmission, distribution, storage and usage of electric energy, including its measurement and control.

We organise technical, professional development and social activities, including technical talks, conferences and workshops, industrial visits, career development activities for student and young professionals and member specific activities. We welcome volunteers to help us organise or collaborate on activities and events, share ideas and provide feedback or provide us with financial funding to support our Chapter activities.

Chapter Committee

Mr Eduardo Audiche
Mr Eduardo AudicheChapter Chair

Upcoming Events

Welcome to the IEEE PES UK and Ireland Chapter Women in Power (WiP) Goup.

The main mission of WiP is to advance the world through the creativity and innovation of diverse leadership, and to foster the careers, connections and talent of women in the power industry to achieve their full potential and become leaders of the future.

The WiP initiative serves ambitious, professional women in the power and energy industry looking for leadership positions and career advancement – the skills, networking and mentorship offered benefit women throughout the industry, whether they are engineers, attorneys, policy makers or accountants.  This initiative is not exclusive for women, therefore, everybody is welcome to join and participate.

Our role is to promote female power engineers in academia and industry, liaising between those who have established themselves in their respective area and are now serving as role models or mentors, and early or mid-career engineers who seek guidance and advice on their way to becoming leaders themselves.

Chapter Committee

  • Chair:Angeliki Loukatou, Energy Insight Lead, National Grid ESO
  • Vice Chair:Rosa Serrano, Postgraduate Researcher, University of Manchester
  • Secretary:Ana Radovanovic, Postgraduate Researcher, University of Manchester
  • Event Lead:Wenjuan Song, Lecturer, University of Glasgow
  • Event Coordinator:Lois Efe, Postgraduate Researcher, University of Manchester
  • Industry Liasion:Despina Yiakoumi, Forecasting Manager at Low Carbon Contracts Company
  • Past Chair:Jelena Ponocko, University of Manchester
Angeliki Loukatou
Angeliki LoukatouGroup Chair

Find out more about the WiP committee here.

402, 2023

Event Report | Distinguished Lecture: Use of Energy Storage for Reliability Improvement of Renewable Generation

The presentation by describes the growth of renewables in worldwide electric energy production and introduces the contribution of renewable resources of the UK and Ireland. It then describes a mathematical method to determine the amount of storage required to meet a reliability target at a specific load point.

2701, 2023

Watch Again | The Power of Data Analytics in Electric Utilities – An Industry Perspective with a Focus on Asset Management

This webinar presents data analytics as one of the hottest jobs today, hence why understanding data and its presentation is a highly desirable attribute in today’s industry.

1012, 2022

Event Review | University of Birmingham Student Paper Competition & Open Presentation Competition 2022

The University of Birmingham Student Paper Competition & Open Presentation Competition 2022 was held on the 23rd November at the School of Engineering, University of Birmingham. This event was organised by the University of Birmingham IEEE Student Branch (PES).

812, 2022

IEEE 2022 Student Awards Programme | Success for IEEE UK and Ireland Section Student Branches

The IEEE UK and Ireland Section Student Branches prospered in the 2022 Student Awards, with two student branches being presented the Regional Exemplary Student Branch Award, and a further two being awarded the IEEE Power & Energy Society High-Performance Student Branch Chapter Award.

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