Trending Technologies

Every month, IEEE PES members receive Trending Technologies – a monthly digest of resources and content from IEEE PES about a particular topic in our field. Find previous issues of Trending Technologies below.

Substation Resiliency

February 2023 Grid resilience framework and metrics have been of industry focus as extreme weather events are occurring more frequently and the threat of man-made …

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Sustainable Maritime

January 2023 The topic of Sustainable Maritime was selected during the IEEE PES Marine System Coordinating Committee (MSCC) plenary meeting in October 2022.  The topic was officially …

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Establishing Power Transformer Capability While Under Geomagnetic Disturbances

December 2022 Geomagnetic Disturbances (GMD) is a phenomenon which is widely studied due to its impact on the operation of the electrical grid. Power transformers, …

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Machine Learning for Power Systems

November 2022 Machine learning (ML) is one of the emerging technologies for implementing the next generation smart grid. In recent years, the PES community has …

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Processes and Benchmarks for Extreme Event Analysis in Power Systems

October 2022 Extreme events, such as heat waves or very strong storms, may cause extensive damage and have substantial impacts on power systems, which post …

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Mitigating Wildfires in a World of Climate Change

September 2022 The realities of climate change effects every region differently. The growth of severe wildfires has been an increasingly harsh challenge for electric utilities …

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Influence of Renewables on Switchgear Equipment

August 2022 Over the last two decades, the integration of renewable energy sources and inverter-based technologies has increased significantly across the world. While this has …

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IEEE Standards for Interconnection and Energy Management

July 2022 Governments and corporations around the world have pledged to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, if not sooner. Those pledges are heavily …

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SF6 Gas Alternatives

June 2022 IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Substations Committee’s Gas Insulated Substations Subcommittee and its K19 Working Group has a new guide currently being …

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Centralized Protection and Control (CPC) Systems within a Substation

May 2022 Centralized Protection and Control (CPC) Systems within a Substation, the next great disruptive technology to design and implement electrical power substation protection and …

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T&D – Decarbonization

April 2022 As attention across the globe increasingly focuses on climate change, technically sound solutions are needed to support both climate adaptation and mitigation. The …

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Decarbonized Sustainability In The Maritime Sector via Electrification

March 2022 The topic of Decarbonized Sustainability In The Maritime Sector via Electrification was selected (among three alternative ones announced during the plenary session at The PES …

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