On 3-6 December, Moscow will host the International Forum “Power Grids” (PGIF-2019). This year, its main topics will be digital changes in regions and attracting investments for innovative transformations in the industry. One of the key discussions of the forum will be devoted to economic incentives for the implementation of digital technologies in grids. Within the framework of separate sessions, issues of cybersecurity, the development of electric transport and charging infrastructure as an integral part of the electric grid complex of the future, the use of artificial intelligence technologies in the energy sector, the development of legal regulation, import substitution and much more will be discussed. Much attention will also be paid to Russian startups and venture companies working in the field of the electric power industry. As expected, Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Alexander Novak will take part in a plenary meeting of the PGIF-2019.
The delegation of IDGC of Centre - the managing organization of IDGC of Centre and Volga Region (operating under the brands of Rosseti Centre and Rosseti Centre and Volga Region) at the PGIF-2019 will be headed by General Director Igor Makovskiy. The head of the companies will take part in a plenary meeting and a number of other key events of the forum. In particular, at the session “Pilot Projects and Digital Transformation Programs”, which will be held in a TEDx style, Igor Makovskiy will talk about pilot projects being implemented at Rosseti Centre and Rosseti Centre and Volga Region to use BIG DATA to identify locations of electric energy loss and ensure reliable and high-quality power supply using electric energy storage systems.
In total, the PGIF-2019 business program includes more than 50 events covering a wide range of strategic and practical issues of the digital transformation of the electric power industry, the exhibition exposition will be more than 20,000 sq. m., the expected number of exhibitors will be more than 400, and the forum guests will be more than 17,000 people.