August 2021

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JICA Knowledge Co-Creation Program (FY2021) "Power Distribution Grid (B)"

Japan Electric Power Information Center (JEPIC) conducted a technical training program under the contract with JICA. The training was implemented under the cooperation of The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc. and Kansai Transmission and Distribution, Inc. as follows,

Date From July 12 (Mon.) to August 13 (Fri.), 2021
Organization Japan Electric Power Information Center, Inc.
The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc.
Kansai Transmission and Distribution, Inc.
Participant Total 10 participants from 7 countries
(Afghanistan: 2, Angola: 2, Ethiopia: 1, Nigeria: 2, Uganda: 1, Yemen: 1,
Sri Lanka: 1)

· Lecture material distribution, question and answer (online meeting)

✔ Outline of Electric Power Industry in Japan

✔ Introduction of The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc,
Introduction of Power System Division in KANSAI,
Overview of Organization and Distribution Facilities,
Approaches toward Improvement of Electric Supply Reliability

✔ Maintenance Operation of Distribution Facilities,
Grid-Interconnection for Photovoltaic Power Generation,
Smart Meter System,
Overview of Distribution Automation System (DAS)

✔ OSS (One Stop Service),
Human Resource Development in Distribution Section, Power System Division,
Overview of Substation Maintenance in Kansai,
Effort toward "Safety"

· Orientation, Inception Report Evaluation, Action Plan Making and Discussion,
Free Discussion, Action Plan Evaluation (online meeting)