- Building a Greener, More Resilient Future in Washington State
July 18, 2014 1:45 PM
On July 8, Governor Jay Inslee and the Washington State Department of Commerce announced more than $14 million in smart grid matching grants from the State’s Clean Energy Fund. This funding will help three utilities – Avista Corp., Puget Sound Energy and Snohomish Public Utility District – test and deploy new energy storage technologies designed to help integrate renewable sources of energy such as wind and solar onto the electric grid. The aim is to support greater deployment of these technologies and build a grid that is more efficient, flexible and resilient to the effects of climate change.Read The Full Story
Energy Department Co-Hosts Workshops to Develop an Industry-Driven Vision of the Nation’s Future Electric Grid
July 11, 2014 2:14 PM
The U.S. electric grid provides the foundation for America’s economic success. Our digital economy, our national security, and our day-to-day lives are highly dependent on reliable, safe, and affordable electricity. To take advantage of technological advances and to meet society’s changing expectations and preferences, our nation’s grid must evolve, as well.Read The Full Story
July 16, 2014
The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability held a peer review of the Smart Grid R&D Program on June 11-12, 2014 at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, NY.
July 11, 2014Final Report and Other Materials from 2014 Resilient Electric Distribution Grid R&D Workshop Now Available
On June 11, 2014, the Department of Energy held a half-day workshop to identify key R&D activities for enhancing the resilience of electric distribution grids to natural disasters.
July 11, 2014
On Friday, July 11, the Department of Energy will host a public meeting in Portland, Oregon, to gather public comments on the Quadrennial Energy Review.
July 10, 2014
17 projects were presented at the 2014 Advanced Grid Modeling Peer Review. Presentations are now available for download.
July 9, 2014
On March 6, 2014, the Academic-Industry Collaboration (AIC) - Synchrophasor Engineering Education Program hosted an information exchange webinar that included presentation from each of seven projects that received awards totalling approximately $