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Energy and Digital World (EDW) 2023

July 18, 2023 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tuesday, 18.07.2023, 08:00 - 16:30 PST
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Pullman Hotel, Bangsar

Hitachi Energy was formed as Hitachi and ABB’s Power Grids business brought together a combined legacy spanning more than 250 years. Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible, and secure whilst balancing social, environmental, and economic value. 

We continue to invest in our growth as a partner to the energy transition in Malaysia. As the partner of choice, and together with customers and partners we collaborate to deliver innovative solutions, combining world-class digital and energy platforms. And to discover and discuss the same, we invite you to join us at Energy and Digital World (EDW) 2023, Malaysia.

As a valued customer, it would be an honor to host you at this event, and I hope you make the time from your busy schedule to join us.

Join our powerful and insightful sessions by our experts as they share their knowledge and expertise on the latest trends, technologies, and solutions shaping the future.

A new energy future is taking shape. Be part of it.

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day 1
Tuesday 18 July
08:00 - 08:45 a.m.
Registration of participants
08:30 - 08:45 a.m.
Arrival of VIPs
09:00 - 09:10 a.m.
Safety briefing
09:10 - 09:30 a.m.
Event introduction and welcome address
by Vishal Dewan, Country Managing Director - Malaysia, Hitachi Energy
09:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Keynote speech - Advancing a sustainable energy future
by N Venu, Regional Head- South Asia, Hitachi Energy
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Keynote speech - Pathways to Net-zero carbon emission; Grid division’s perspective
by Nik Sofizan Nik Yusuf, Head, Grid Solution at TNB
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:45 a.m.
Power system technologies for sustainable grid of future (Overview of total grid of the future, digitisations)
by Akilur Rahman, Chief Technology Officer, Hitachi Energy India
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Panel discussion - Technologies powering sustainable grid of the future
12:30 - 01:45 p.m.
Lunch break
01:45 - 03:15 p.m.
Classroom sessions
03:15 - 03:45 p.m.
Tea break
03:45 - 04:30 p.m.
Classroom sessions
4:30 p.m.
Closing remarks


Classroom Sessions



Classroom 1

Classroom 2

Classroom 3

1345 – 1430

Modular Power Evacuation Substation & Grid Integration for VREsS (Substations)

By Addelyne Lai

Improving grid resiliency and reliability through managing critical asset performance and vegetation related work with the utilization of Enterprise Software

By Yudi Utama

Reactive Power Compensation Solutions & PQ Solutions (PQ solutions)

By Rupinder Singh

1430 – 1515

FACTS Devices & Fault Current Limiters (Incl. SVC, STATCOM etc)

By Addelyne Lai

Energy Storage (BESS, VSM)

By JianJiang Pu

Enhancing Grid Reliability with Safety by Design - Transformers

  • Rupture Resistant Tank
  • High Temperature Ester Fluids
  • Digitally-enabled Transformers

By Himanshu Shah

1545 - 1630

HVDC Technologies for Cross-border Interconnection, VRE Power Transfer & City Infeed

By Ravi Arora


Digitally-enabled Smart HV Switchgears (Including GIS, PASS, DCB, EconiQ, MSM)

by Rupinder Singh