E-Newsletter No : 10


No: 10 - March 2017

ELDER becomes an authorized certification body
After identifying the vocational standards and qualifications of professions in electricity distribution sector, ELDER - Association of Electricity Distribution System Operators, became an authorized certification body for these professions.
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Microsoft put the cloud into the ocean
Microsoft engineer Sean James, who had earlier served on board a submarine for the U.S. Navy, suggested the company to put server farms entirely underwater. He said, with this structuring, not only the cost of cooling the machines would be limited, but also construction costs would be reduced, powering these facilities with renewable energy would be easier and their performance would be improved.
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Dynamic Efficiency and Incentive Regulation: An Application to Electricity Distribution Networks
By: Rahmatallah Poudineh, Grigorios Emvalomatis, and Tooraj Jamasb Abstract

Efficiency and productivity analysis is a central concept in incentive-based regulation of network utilities. However, the efficiency measures obtained from benchmarking predominantly reflect short term performance and hence, provide only a snapshot of the firm’s path towards its long run equilibrium.
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Source: General Directorate of Renewable Energy

Electrical Vehicle Congress (EEVC 2017)
March 14-16, 2017/Geneva

International Clean Coal Summit
March 22-23, 2017/Istanbul, Turkey

Power&Electricity World Africa 2017
March 28- 29, 2017/Johannesburg

19. Electric Power Conference&Exhibition
April 10-13, 2017/Chicago
5th International Istanbul Smart Grids and Cities Congress and Fair ICSG Istanbul 2017
April 19-21, 2017/Istanbul, Turkey

23rd International Energy & Environment Fair & Conference
May 03-05, 2017/Istanbul, Turkey