CEPSI is one of the most prestigious events of the Association of the Electricity Supply Industry of East Asia and the Western Pacific (AESIEAP) which is organised biennially since 1976. The 22nd Conference of the Electric Power Supply Industry (CEPSI) was held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre recently between 17-22 September 2018. This is the second time Malaysia is trusted to become the host since 22 years ago in 1996. SB is proud to have six papers accepted and presented during this established conference. These papers and presentation will be available for download at the CEPSI website soon at www.cepsi2018kl.org.
1. DEVELOPMENT OF A HYBRID LOAD FORECASTING MODEL FOR PEN. MALAYSIA
Authors: Syazwani Aman, Mohd Azlan bin Uda Kanardin, Noor Suryanni binti Ab. Rani, Muhammad Syafiq b. Mazli, Deserie Donis Ebin and Abdul Malik Mohd Jaafar
The paper studies the development of a new hybrid load forecasting model, which combines the strengths of traditional econometric technique, end-use model and post-estimation adjustments.
2. ENVIRONMENTAL FRIENDLY ENERGY MIX
Authors: Hartini Kamaruzzaman, Ahmad Fairuz Abd Jamil, Marlia Adilah Mohamad, Kamal Arif Kamal Ismadi, Nur Naqiuddin Safa'a and Dr. Nor Azlan Mostafa
The paper studies the energy mix for the power sector in Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah, and explores the options available to achieve the aspired greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets of 45% by year 2030.
3. MARKET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM: ENABLER FOR THE NEW ENHANCED DISPATCH ARRANGEMENT (NEDA)
Authors: Nurhafiza Harun and Ir. Nor Ziha Zainol Abidin
The paper studies the IT infrastructures i.e. One Stop Settlement Centre (OSSC) and Market Participant Interface (MPI) which have been introduced by SB to implement NEDA in Peninsular Malaysia electricity market.
4. NEDA: ENHANCING EFFICIENCY IN MALAYSIA ELECTRICITY SUPPLY INDUSTRY
Authors: Ir. Nor Ziha Zainol Abidin and Nazaitul Idya Hamzah
The paper presents a comprehensive overview of NEDA, its unique characteristics, and the outcome and challenges after one year of NEDA implementation.
5. ENHANCING SOLAR POWER DEVELOPMENT IN MALAYSIA: A FUNDAMENTAL APPROACH IN SHAPING THE FUTURE
Authors: Arif Hazwan Ab Wahab and Aizuddin Mohd Sopian
The paper studies the implementation of solar power projects in Malaysia and proposes a new approach to increase efficiency of solar energy by reducing transmission losses and cost.
6. RING-FENCING OF SINGLE BUYER — PERCEPTION OF STAKEHOLDERS
Authors: Aeni Haryati Hashim and Nur Naqiuddin b. Safa'a
The paper presents concrete views on the stakeholders’ perceptions of SB for the first time in the industry, based on the data collected through surveys of industry stakeholders