Energy, Security and Environment
 

Workshop AGENDA

 

EVENING OF MAY 5, 2002

 

6:30-9:00

Registration and Reception (Shenzhen Bay Hotel)

Megan Keever, Nautilus Institute

Tianshu Bi, Hong Kong University - Shenzhen Power Research Institute

 

 

 

6:30-7:00

Registration

Megan Keever

 

 

 

7:00-9:00

Reception Dinner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAY ONE MAY 6, 2002

 

 

9:00-10:00

Opening Ceremony (Shenzhen Power Research Institute)

 

 

 

 

Welcome Remarks

Wei Guangyao, State Power Corporation of China

Shao Liqin, Ministry of Science & Technology

Felix Wu, Hong Kong University

 

 

 

 

Opening of the Workshop

Peter Hayes, Nautilus Institute

 

 

 

 

Workshop Schedule & Logistics

Masami Nakata, Nautilus Institute

 

 

10:00-10:30

Take Photographs (SPRI)

 

 

 

10:30-10:45

Break

 

 

 

10:45-12:15

National Updates on Grid Development and Grid Interconnection Investigations (SPRI)

 

 

 

 

Brief presentations on any major power Grid developments in each country in the last year, and report on any discussions underway regarding grid interconnections (20 minutes each with questions)

Dong Wook Park (ROK)(presented by JAe Young Yoon)

Alexander Ognev (RFE)

Zhou Xiaoxin (China)

David Von Hippel

 

 

 

12:15-2:15

Lunch & Move to Hotel (The rest of the sessions will be at Shenzhen Bay Hotel)

 

 

 

2:15-3:15

Presentation of Analysis of a Russian Far East / DPRK / ROK Grid Interconnection: An overview of existing analysis, including route, costs, benefits, and other attributes

Sergei Podkovalnikov, Energy Systems Institute

 

 

3:15-3:30

Break

 

 

3:30-4:30

Discussion of Technical Aspects of RFE / DPRK / ROK Power Grid Interconnection:

    Specific technical questions regarding assumptions in the Energy Systems Institute (ESI) study

    Issues regarding the proposed power line route: other infrastructure present along proposed route (such as rail lines, roads, etc.)

    Consideration of alternative routes to the ESI proposal(s)

    Technical requirements for voltage and frequency matching/stability

    And any other relevant technical questions

Discussants:

Taekyun Kim (ROK)

Lev Koshcheev (RFE)

Zhou Xiaoxin (China)

Boris Dynkin(RFE)

 

 

 

4:30-4:35

Short Break

 

 

 

4:35-5:30

Discussion of Economic Aspects of a RFE/DPRK/ROK Power Grid Interconnection:

    Specific questions regarding economic assumptions in the ESI study

    Issues regarding the pricing of electricity in each country, and options for determining prices.

    Elaboration and specification of the key unknowns to fully evaluate the economics of the interconnection support, as well as other elements ) needed to obtain multilateral lender participation in the project

    Any other relevant questions related to project costs and benefits

Discussants:

Jae Young Yoon (ROK)

Cheol Suhmoon (ROK)

David Von Hippel (Nautilus)

 

 

 

 

5:30-5:35

Review of day's activities & outline for the next day

Masami Nakata, Megan Keever

 

 

 

5:35

Close of Day 1

 

 

 

 

6:00-7:00

Dinner

 

 

 

 

7:30-8:30

A Wonderful Show of Chinese Traditional Culture

 

 

 

DAY TWO MAY 7, 2002

 

9:00-10:45

The KEDO LWRs and Grid Interconnection Options

 

 

 

9:00-10:00

Review of Grid Stability and Safety Issues Associated with:

    Nuclear Power Plants in general

    Use of KEDO LWRs within the DPRK grid including interconnection options

John Bickel, Evergreen Safety and Reliability Technologies, LLC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:00-10:45

Discussion on means to integrate KEDO LWRs with grid interconnection:

    What are the possible configurations for integration of the LWRs?

    What are the issues and unknowns associated with each option?

    What are the costs and benefits (in technical, economic, and political terms) associated with each option?

    What work needs to be done to evaluate the feasibility of LWR integration?

Open discussion

Moderator: John Bickel

 

 

 

10:45-11:00

Break

 

 

 

11:00-12:30

Grid Integration: RFE/DPRK/ROK and China

 

 

 

 

11:00-11:30

Presentation of Studies on Four-Country Grid Integration

Sergei Podkovalnikov

 

 

 

11:30-12:30

Discussion of Four-Country Grid Integration Options:

    What are the benefits of four-country versus three-country integration?

    What are the additional barriers associated with a four- country scheme?

    Are there options within RFE / DPRK / ROK interconnections to add a Chinese link in a phased manner?

Open discussion

Moderator: Yixin Ni, Hong Kong University, Zhou Xiaoxin, China Electric Power Research Insitute

 

 

 

12:30-1:30

Lunch

 

 

 

1:30-5:15

Organization of a Northeast Asia Grid Interconnection Pre-feasibility Study, Session I

 

 

 

1:30-2:00

Background and Suggested Overall Goals: A discussion of work that has gone before, future funding, preliminary thoughts and arrangements for collaboration, and other topics

Felix Wu and Peter Hayes

 

 

 

2:00-3:00

Software investigation and corresponding analysis

Felix Wu

 

 

 

3:00-3:30

Relevant software demonstration

Zheng Yan, HKU

 

 

 

3:30-3:45

Break

 

 

 

3:45-5:15

Open Discussion

    Discussion and elaboration of overall study goals

    Discussion of institutions to be involved including their roles of each institution

    Discussion of tasks in the study and proposed timing

    Outputs of the study and dissemination of results

Open discussion

Moderator: Felix and Peter Hayes

 

 

 

 

 

 

5:15-5:20

Review of day's activities & outline for the next day

Masami Nakata

 

 

 

6:30-8:30

Banquet

 

 

 

 

8:30-10:00

Training on Matlab / Power System Toolbox (Optional)

Zheng Yan

 

 

 

10:00

Close of Day 2

 

 

 

DAY THREE MAY 8, 2002

 

9:00-9:10

Scenarios for the Future of the Korean Peninsula

David Von Hippel, Nautilus Institute

 

 

 

9:10-11:30

Discussion to Summarize Study Organization, Session II

    Confirmation of collaborating institutions

    Roles of collaborating institutions

    Study tasks

    Support to be provided

    Training needs and preliminary arrangements

    Data sharing

    Preliminary study schedule

Felix Wu and David Von Hippel

 

 

 

10:30-10:40

Break

 

 

 

11:30-12:00

Wrap-up and Closing of the Workshop

 

 

 

 

 

Review of the Workshop: Comments from Participants

Led by Felix Wu and David Von Hippel

 

 

 

 

Official Closing

Zheng Xu, Shenzhen Power Research Insititute

 

 

 

12:00-13:00

Lunch

 

 

 

 

13:00-18:30

Field Trip to Daya Bay Nuclear Power Station

 

Hosted by Shenzhen Power Research Institute

18:30-20:00

Dinner

 

 

 

 

20:00

Close of Day 3

 

 

 


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