SIARA - System Integrity & Restorative Actions

Authors: Priyanka Mohapatra, SP Energy Networks, UK and Hao Guo, Power Networks Demonstration Center, UK


Priyanka Mohapatra works as RIIO T2 Innovation Lead at SP Energy Networks and is the technical lead for project SIARA. She is involved in the conceptualization of several innovation projects enhancing grid observability, controllability and standardization of digital technologies. Prior to joining SPEN, she worked with Siemens AG for 8 years. She started at Siemens Ltd., India as an electrical engineer before moving to Siemens AG Global R&D, Germany as a software developer and project manager for SCADA, EMS, DMS systems. She then worked with Siemens Protection Devices Ltd., UK as a product owner and senior engineer.

Hao Guo received the B.Eng. degree and Ph.D degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Manchester, UK. He is currently a smart grid research engineer in Power Networks Demonstration Centre, University of Strathclyde, UK. He has collaborated with manufacturers and utilities and worked on a number of smart grid projects. He is a member of IET and has good knowledge and experience in Protection, Control and Communication within power substations.

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