15 Sep 2020 – Online Event on Grid integration of peer-to-peer, community self consumption and transactive energy models
New energy models are emerging around the world. Electricity consumers may produce, individually or collectively, the energy they consume and trade surplus with their peers. Opportunities like this represent a major change from the old world where consumers were passive users of the electricity system. This creates new challenges and opportunities for electricity networks.
In collaboration with IEEE PES Switzerland, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts is hosting the next meeting of the Global Observatory on this topic through interactive panel sessions and technical presentations.
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28 May 2020 – Design Thinking for Virtual Teams
Do you want to learn Design Thinking skills and put them into practice at the same time? This is your opportunity!
In a world where working online is suddenly very important, IEEE PES Switzerland has organized a workshop to help you improve the way you use virtual collaboration.
The workshop will cover the basics of design thinking, show how it can be used by virtual teams, then apply the methodology to the thematic area of education and professional development for engineering disciplines during innovative virtual break-out sessions.
07 Nov 2020 – Conference on Technological, Political, and Financial Steps for Rapid Decarbonization
In this special one-day event, IEEE Switzerland Power and Energy Society investigated the latest positive technological and political developments and outline concrete steps for rapid decarbonization. By assembling a range of experts we considered policy, economic, financial and technical perspectives of rapid decarbonization, and investigated business models that could emerge.