SOURCE: Korea Smart Grid Association

Korea Smart Grid Association

August 25, 2010 10:00 ET

World Eyes Are on Korea Smart Grid Week During G20

ISGAN / IEA Meetings to Be Held; Discussions Over Progress and Experiences of Smart Grid Test Beds; Biz Fair and Field Trip to Jeju Smart Grid Test Bed

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA--(Marketwire - August 25, 2010) -  In November, when world leaders gather in Seoul, Korea for the G20 Summit, the eyes of the global smart grid industry are expected to be on Korea as well.

The Korea Smart Grid Week will take place at the site of the Jeju Smart Grid Test Bed November 8th-14th, 2010. This will serve as a venue to review progress in operating smart grid test beds and exchange advanced technology ideas. Experts from six countries, including the United States, will share their experiences and issues on how to demonstrate a smart grid system.

The Korea Smart Grid Week is designed to discuss current challenges of energy, and future strategies under the theme of Smart Grid. There will be meetings held by key international organizations, such as the ISGAN (International Smart Grid Action Network) and IEA (International Energy Agency), and the Forum on Smart Grid Technology and Standards.

Furthermore, participants will experience Smart Grid technology by visiting The Smart Grid PR Center and four experience halls, each featuring different concepts. These hands-on experience halls in the Jeju Smart Grid Test Bed are built in partnership with 168 companies including Korean conglomerates KEPCO, LG, SK, KT/GS Caltex and POSCO, using the most advanced technology.

Registration is available now online at www.ksgw.or.kr by September 30th, 2010. Please see the attached document for detailed information.

Overview
  Title : Korea Smart Grid Week
  Dates : Nov. 8th-14th, 2010 (7 days)
  Venue : Phoenix Island Resort, Jeju, South Korea
  Host, Organizers and Sponsors
    - Hosted by: Ministry of Knowledge Economy
    - Organized by: Korea Smart Grid Association (KSGA)
      Korea Smart Grid Institute (KSGI)
    - Sponsored by: Presidential Committee on Green Growth
      Jeju Special Self-Governing Province
Participants : Around 1,000 persons
    - Corporate executives and personnel in the smart grid industry from home and abroad
    - Experts from government agencies, institutes and research centers from home and abroad
    - High-ranking public officials who will accompany leaders in the G-20 Summit / Businessmen joining the B20 meetings / Media
    - Others participants and advocates from home and abroad
 
Main Events
  Global Smart Grid Test Bed Conference
    - Field Trip to Korea's Jeju test bed
    (Including demonstrations of electric vehicles and smart green homes)
    - Case studies of key smart grid test beds around the world
  - ISGAN(International Smart Grid Action Network) Sub-Ministerial Meeting
  - IEA(International Energy Agency) Smart Grid Workshop
  - Smart Grid Biz Fair : 14 companies scheduled to participate
  - Opening ceremony for Jeju Smart Grid Bed PR Center
  - Forum on Smart Grid Technology and Standards
 
  Sideline Events
  - Signing of the MOU on Smart Grid Cooperation Programs between the Korean Ministry of Knowledge Economy and the State of Illinois
  - Establishment of a Green Partnership between the Jeju Special Self-Governing Province and the State of Illinois
  - Signing of the MOC on Smart Grid Cooperation between the Korea Smart Grid Association and the Smart Grid Australia
   
   
< Program >
Day 1 of Korea Smart Grid Week - November 8th (Mon)
9:30-10:00 ISGAN Sub-Ministerial Meeting IEA Smart Grid Workshop Smart Grid Biz Fair
10:00-11:00
11:00-12:00
12:00-13:00 Lunch Break
13:00-14:00 ISGAN Sub-Ministerial Meeting IEA Smart Grid Workshop
14:00-15:00
15:00-16:00
16:00-17:00
17:00-18:00
18:00-20:00 Welcome Dinner
    Day 2 of Korea Smart Grid Week - November 9th (Tue)
 9:00-10:00   ISGAN Sub-Ministerial Meeting   IEA Smart Grid Workshop   Smart Grid Biz Fair
 10:00-11:00
 11:00-12:00
 12:00-13:00   Lunch Break / Registration
 13:00-13:30   Global Smart Grid Test Bed Conference   Opening Ceremony   - Opening Speech: Minister of Knowledge Economy
- Congratulatory/ Welcoming Speeches:
Minister from the U.S. or other nations (TBD)
CEO of INTEL (TBD), President of KEPCO,
Chairman of GWA,  Chairman of KSGA
13:30-14:30   Case Studies of Korea's Smart Grid Test Bed   - Overview of Korea's Smart Grid Policy:
 Head of Office of Energy & Resources in the Ministry of Knowledge Economy
- Key features and factors in the Success of Korea's Jeju Smart Grid Test Bed:
Prof. Seung-il Moon (Dept. of Electrical & Computer Science Engineering at Seoul National University)
- Korean Companies' Smart Grid Investment Strategies:
Hong-Beom Jeon (Head of KT Smart Green Development)
 14:30-15:10   Break Time
  (Move to the Opening Ceremony for the PR Center)
 15:10-15:30   Opening Ceremony
  for the Jeju Smart Grid Test Bed PR Center
 15:30-17:30   Field Trip to the Jeju Smart Grid Test Bed
 17:30-19:00   Break
 19:00-21:00   Gala Dinner
  Sideline Events     - Signing of the MOU on Smart Grid Cooperation Programs between the Korean Ministry of Knowledge Economy and the State of Illinois
  - Establishment of a Green Partnership between the Jeju Special Self-Governing Province and the State of Illinois
  - Signing of the MOC on Smart Grid Cooperation between the Korea Smart Grid Association and the Smart Grid Australia
 
Day 3 of Korea Smart Grid Week - November 10th (Wed)
9:00-9:50 Global Smart Grid Test Bed Conference Registration Smart Grid
Biz Fair
- Overview of the World's Smart grid Test Beds:
CTO or Official in charge from Accenture
9:50-11:50 Case studies of Smart Grid Test Beds in the United States   - The Federal Government's perspective: Head of delegation from DOE (TBD)
  - The State Governments' perspective: Head of delegation from the State of Illinois (TBD)
  - The utilities companies' perspective: Mr. Bruce Walker , VP/ National Grid
11:50-13:20 Lunch Break
13:20-14:15 Overview of Smart Grid Beds in the Asia-Pacific Region   - Australia: Mr. Charles Popple,
Chairman / Smart Grid Australia
14:15-15:10 - Japan: Mr. Kaneko Kenji,
Vice Editor-in-chief / Nikkei Ecology
15:10-15:40 Coffee Break
15:40-16:35 Overview of Smart Grid Beds in the European Union   - Italy: Mr. Livio Gallo, Director / Infrastructure and Network Division, Enel
16:35-17:30 - Netherlands- Amsterdam Smart City project: Mr. Ger Baron, Senior project manager / Amsterdam Innovation Motor
17:30 Closing
18:00-20:00 KSGA's Presidential Membership Banquet
       
Day 4-7 of Korea Smart Grid Week -November 11th (Thu) - 14th (Sun)
November 11 (Thu) Forum on Smart Grid Technology and Standards 
November 12 (Fri) Field Trip to the Jeju Smart Grid Test Bed
November 13 (Sat)
November 14 (Sun)

Overview of the Jeju Smart Grid Test Bed

Jeju Smart Grid Test Bed
The Jeju Smart Grid Test Bed, which aims to become the world's first "all-inclusive" test bed, consists of one PR center and four experience halls. Spearheaded by Korean conglomerates including KEPCO, LG, SK/HHI, KT/GS Caltex, POSCO, the Jeju Smart Grid Test Bed allows visitors to fully experience the wide array of prototypes available, including smart meters, in-home displays, electric vehicle-charging infrastructure, wind turbines and photovoltaic equipment.

Opening Ceremony: 15:10, November 9 (Tue), 2010

Introduction of Test Bed
1. PR Center
- Location : 575-4, Haengwon-Ri, Gujwa-Eup, Jeju
- Demonstrate a smart electricity system with intelligent electric devices, renewable energies and recharging devices for electric vehicles

2. LG Live Green
- Location : Hado-Ri, Gujwa-Eup, Jeju
- Experience eco-friendly services with the help of smart home appliances and smart meters

3. SK/HHI Smart Grid Experience Hall
- Location: 1645-1, Dongbok-Ri, Gujwa-Eup, Jeju
- See demonstration and experience smart ICT-based home/C&I energy management, new electrical services including energy trading, DR, EV and renewable village

4. KT/GS Caltex Cafe
- Location: Sehwa-Ri, Gujwa-Eup, Jeju
- See and experience services that integrate electricity, broadcasting and telecommunications

5. POSCO ICT's Renewables Experience Hall
- Location: This wingbody trailer tours several major locations, such as Kimnyeong-Ri Beach, Jeju International Airport, PR Center.
- Experience "green life" utilizing new and renewable energy and electricity storage facilities

About Korea Smart Grid Association
The Korea Smart Grid Association represents Korean Private sectors in the arena of smart grid. It has been actively assisting Korean companies & research groups by leading SG technology and standards, cooperating closely with GridWise Alliance and operating a 'help-desk' for Jeju project participants.

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