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eGRID 2022, Auckland, New Zealand

The 7th IEEE Workshop on the Electronic Grid (eGrid 2022) was held 29 November – 2 December 2022 in Auckland, New Zealand. It was jointly sponsored by IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) and the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES). This year’s Workshop was held in the Faculty of Engineering at Waipapa Taumata Rau |the University of Auckland.

eGrid provides an international forum for academics and industry in the field of electronic grid to exchange information on their latest research ideas, progresses, developments, experiences, achievements, state-of-art technical trends, and applications.

Such a forum is needed due to the increasing applications of power electronics in the power grid, leading to the growing integration of these two domains of power engineering that is changing the characteristics of the electric power grid.

eGrid 2022- Auckland included the traditional 3-day themed panels, presentations and posters focusing on green energy technologies and their impact on the grid and the future workforce to support widespread renewable electrification. The technical challenges for addressing planning, operation of and maintenance of the Hybrid AC/DC Grid were the topics of interesting presentations and discussions.