20th Conference of the Electric Power Supply Industry, Jeju, Korea

The 20th CEPSI was held from 26 to 30 October 2014, in Jeju, Korea.

The conference was organized by the Association of the Electricity Supply Industry of East Asia and the Western Pacific (AESIEAP) together with the state-run Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO). The event venue was the International Convention Center Jeju and it was attended by more than 2000 delegates from 35 countries, including the presidents, governors or CEOs from major regional utilities and global suppliers.

This year the theme of CEPSI was "Smart and Green Society." Through a number of display booths and seminars, attendees discussed the responsibilities of power generators in a future era of renewable energy, smart grids and climate change. More than 600 papers were presented during the conference.

At a CEO roundtable discussion on Monday, top executives from 54 power companies, including the CEOs of China’s five largest power generators, exchanged views on their plans to reduce carbon emissions while boosting renewable energy.
Renewable energy engineers also held a separate technology conference during the event and on October 29 the 5th Smart Grid Day was held which included panel sessions on smart grid innovation and promising electric power technologies. Speakers came from countries including China, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, America, Germany and Spain.  

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