Energy of White Nights 2018

D.I.Mendeleev All-Russian Institute for metrology (VNIIM) in cooperation with Mars-Energo company, Federal State Institution Rostest-Moscow, Executive Committee of the CIS Electric Energy Council, and Federal Energy on Technical Regulating and Metrology would like to invite you to the 9th SCIENTIFIC-TECHNICAL CONFERENCE


The Conference will take place in Saint-Petersburg from 4th to 7th June 2018. Conference venue – Conference Hall "Berlin" of AZIMUT Hotel Saint-Petersburg

Scope of the Conference:  

1. Electrical power measurements:

- Trends in developing the global system of working standards for electrical power measurements

- System of reference standards in the field of electrical power quality and quantity measurements

- System of reference standards in the field of smart grid and phasor measurements

- Peculiar properties of reference-class test systems for Electric Power Substations

- Legal and regulatory basis in the field of electrical power measurements

- Issues in Type Approval testing of measuring instruments

- Issues in testing, calibration and certification of multifunctional instruments for electrical power measurements.

2. Instruments for electrical power measurements:

- Low-voltage measuring instruments (energy meters, power quality meters, multimeters, instrument converters and telemetry systems)

- High-voltage measuring instruments (voltage and current instrument transformers, specifically of electronic and optical types)

- Measuring instruments for smart grids and IEC 61850-9-2 digital substations

- Meter reading and billing systems for wholesale and retail electric energy markets.

3. Electric energy metering and energy efficiency assessment:

- Rules and regulations in electric energy metering

- Wholesale and retail market requirements for meter reading and billing systems

- Standardization and calculation of losses in electricity networks

- Techniques for Power Quality assessment and analysis based on PQ measurements.


Chairman: Ildar Giniyatullin, Mars-Energo, Director

Secretary: Nataly Korneeva, Mars-Energo, Deputy Director

Head of Technical Committee: Efim Z. Shapiro, D.I. Mendeleev Institute for Metrology, VNIIM, Head of Laboratory "Electrical Power Measurements" 


Oleg Bolshakov, Federal Grid Company ROSSETI, Chief Metrologist

Gleb Gubler, D.I. Mendeleev Institute for Metrology, VNIIM, Senior Research Scientist

Alexander Danilov, Federal State Institute "PenzaCenter for Standardization, Metrology and Certification", Deputy Director

Yury Didik, Ural Scientific Research Institute for Metrology, UNIIM, Head of Department “Metrology of electrical measurements”

Viktor Kiselyov, All-Russian Research Institute of Metrological Service, VNIIMS, Head of Department “Metrological assurance of electrical measurements in industry”

Roman Korovkin, FederalState Institution Rostest-Moscow, Head of Center No. 500

For information on topics and contents of presentations please contact:

Dr. Efim Z. Shapiro

Phone: +7 (812) 323-96-79


For information on organizational issues please contact:

8 (800) 333-10-51

Irina Gubareva

Phone: +7 (812) 327-21-11(ext. 144)


Nataly Korneeva

Phone: +7 (812) 327-21-11(ext. 104)


Olga Alexeyeva

Phone: +7 (812) 327-21-11(ext. 103)


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