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About PES

About PES

The Power & Energy Society (PES) provides the world's largest forum for sharing the latest in technological developments in the electric power industry, for developing standards that guide the development and construction of equipment and systems, and for educating members of the industry and the general public. Members of the Power & Energy Society are leaders in this field, and they — and their employers — derive substantial benefits from involvement with this unique and outstanding association.

The Mission of PES is:

To be the leading provider of scientific and engineering information on electric power and energy for the betterment of society, and the preferred professional development source for our members ~ Approved by the IEEE PES Governing Board, 17 July 2003

PES' Field of Interest is:

The scope of the Society embraces research, development, planning, design, construction, maintenance, installation and operation of  equipment, structures, materials and power systems for the safe, sustainable, economic and reliable conversion, generation, transmission, distribution, storage and usage of electric energy, including its measurement and control.

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Organizations with Which PES has a Agreements of Cooperation

  • CIGRE (International Council on Large Electric Systems)
  • CSEE (Chinese Society of Electrical Engineering)
  • IEEJ/PES (The Power and Energy Society of the Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan)  

Organizations With Which PES Share Common Interests

  • IET (The Institution of Engineering and Technology)
  • VDE/ETG (The Power Engineering Society of the Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies)
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PES Magazine and Society News

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PES Elections

PES ElectionsBeginning in August, the voting membership of IEEE PES will have the opportunity to elect our future leadership...
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Voice of the Governing Board

Reorganization Part II

As noted in the previous column there has been ground work laid for re-aligning the technical committees to the changes that are happening in the power and energy industry with new technologies and their applications and impact...
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PES eNews Update

In Remembrance of Konrad Reichert

Konrad Reichert, (Life Fellow) professor emeritus of electrical engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology...
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IEEE PES Region 2 Highlights

On February 17, twenty members and guests of the Dayton PEAL Chapter toured Yaskawa’s Motoman Robotics...
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Power System Dynamic Performance Committee

In 2014 the Task Force on Power System Restoration Dynamics completed its work and was disbanded...
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March/April PES Magazine

March/April PES Magazine

A Mighty Rise

In the two years since we offered the third biennial issue devoted to the integration of large-scale solar energy, much has changed. Economics are beginning to lead us in the direction of integrating distributed energy resources. This has created myriad opportunities and challenges to ensure that distributed energy resources...
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