Oman Power And Energy Forum 2023 To Start From 22nd May, 2023

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The Forum will discuss the energy transition and the latest developments in the sector, with local and international participation.

The Sultanate of Oman will host, starting on 22nd May, the second edition of the Oman Power and Energy Conference, under the auspices of the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, and with the international and local participation of the power and energy sector, at the Grand Millennium Hotel, Muscat.

Over the course of three days, the conference will discuss the latest developments in the power and energy sector and the progress achieved by the Sultanate of Oman in terms of energy transition efforts in line with the goals of Vision 2040. It will also review the latest technologies and innovations in the sector and exchange knowledge with the participation of officials, experts and specialists in the sector from the Sultanate and abroad.

Oman Power And Energy Forum 2023 To Start From 22nd May, 2023

Talking about the event, Prof. Abdullah Al Badi, Chairman, of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Oman Section, stated: “After the highly successful first edition, IEEE Power Talks – Oman’s Power & Energy Forum presents yet another excellent platform to share knowledge and drive collaboration between industry leaders and stakeholders from various organisations.

“The programme is designed to spread expertise and present the latest technologies and innovations across the power and energy sector through a plenary session, panel discussions, presentations by subject matter experts, workshops and masterclasses.

“These meaningful interactions will go a long way in enhancing Oman’s potential to become a leading energy hub in the region and fast-track the energy transition path in alignment with Vision 2040 goals.”

Oman Power And Energy Forum 2023 To Start From 22nd May, 2023

On the focus areas for the event, Eng. Abdullah Al Wahaibi, Chairperson, IEEE Power & Energy Society, said: “The event is based on six key themes. Under the first theme ‘Market and Policies Updates’, we will discuss topics such as energy economics, the extension of PPA agreements based on Power 2024, demand projection and expected growth.

“The second theme – ‘Sustainable Energy’ – will emphasis on topics including sustainable power systems, renewable energy technologies, carbon capture, storage and utilisations, hydrogen & fuel cell technologies and intelligent integration of renewable energy technologies.

“The third theme – ‘Distribution Systems’ – will dwell upon integration issues at the planning & operation stage, the impact of large-scale integration & constraints, concepts & technologies for active distribution networks, the impact of climate on the electrical assets and e-mobility impact on the distribution systems.”

“The fourth theme ‘Power Grids’ will concentrate on topics such as grid reliability & resilience, strategic electrical planning investment decisions, vulnerabilities evaluation for the power system, renewable energy integration, power system dynamics & stability, advances in power grid modeling, analysis & control, etc.

“The fifth theme ‘Energy Management/Efficiency’ will explore key areas including smart energy management, power quality monitoring & analysis, smart sensors, advanced metering infrastructure and power electronics & energy conversion, etc.

“The sixth theme ‘Asset Management and Optimisation’ will highlight topics such as predictive analysis & maintenance, fixable operations, transitioning from operations to technology, management & control of distributed energy, impact of climate to the electrical assets, power system protection & automation resources, smart asset management and AI, Machine Learning, IoT & Big Data Analytics.”

The event, organised under the auspices of the Ministry of Energy & Minerals, is hosted in partnership with the IEEE Oman Section, IEEE Power and Energy Society and Oman Society of Engineers with the support of the Authority for Public Services Regulation (APSR) and in strategic partnership with Nama Group.

The main sponsor of the event is Petroleum Development Oman. The event is also supported by leading market players including Siemens, Hitachi Energy, Phoenix Power Company, Marafiq, Voltamp, Shell Oman Marketing, Sogex Oman, Solar Wadi, Ray International and National Cable. It is co-organised by Raya Services and UMS Events.

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