PowerTech 2021

Power lines and solar panels envelopped in a setting sun

Learn about real-time simulation with experts from RTDS Technologies

Event Details

Dates: June 28 – July 2, 2021
Timezone: CEST
Location: Virtual 

What to Expect

As Platinum Sponsors of PowerTech 2021, we look forward to connecting with you!

Visit the RTDS Technologies booth to learn more about our technology, or attend our joint-presentation with Urban Rudež and Rajne Ilievska from University of Ljubljana. Details below. 

"Real-time simulation and HIL testing for validating an innovative under-frequency load shedding approach"

Presenters: Kati Sidwall (RTDS Technologies) with co-presenters Urban Rudež and Rajne Ilievska (University of Ljubljana)
Session: Special Session #4
Date: June 30, 2021 from 10:30 – 12:00 CEST

About PowerTech

PowerTech is the anchor conference of the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) in Europe and provides a forum for researchers and engineers involved in electric power and energy engineering to share ideas and results. Both industry and academia are heartily welcomed to strengthen their collaboration and lead the innovation in the energy world. The conference is organized and co-sponsored by IEEE, PES and Comillas Pontifical University and will be held, in an online format, from the Alberto Aguilera Campus of Comillas University, Madrid, Spain, on June 28th – July 2nd, 2021. Learn more about PowerTech at powertech2021.com.

Speaker Bios

Kati Sidwall 
Simulation Specialist, Marketing & Sales with RTDS Technologies

Bio: Kati Sidwall holds a B.Eng in Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering from Carleton University, Canada. She founded the annual Carleton University Green Energy Symposium in 2010. In 2012, she received the Canadian Solar Industries Association’s Emerging Leader Award. She currently serves as a Simulation Specialist at RTDS Technologies Inc.

Urban Rudež
Researcher and Assistant Professor with the University of Ljubljana

Bio: Urban Rudež received his B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2005 and 2011, respectively. After finishing his graduate study he worked with the Korona company in Ljubljana for 2 years as a system engineer in the Department for Power Engineering. In 2007 he joined the Department of Power Systems and Devices at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, where he still works as a researcher and assistant professor. His areas of interest include mainly power-system modelling, power-system dynamic simulations, system integrity protection schemes and wide area measurement, protection and control applications. He is an active member in CIGRE Paris and IEEE.

Rajne Ilievska
Ph.D. Student and Researcher with the University of Ljubljana

Bio: Rajne Ilievska received B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies from Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Macedonia in 2017, and in 2019 she received M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. She is currently a Ph.D. student and a researcher at the Department of Power System and Devices at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana. Her main research field is power system stability, including power system modelling, power system dynamic simulations, protection and control of power systems.