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The New York State Smart Grid Consortium is a unique public-private partnership that promotes broad statewide implementation of a safe, secure and reliable smart grid.

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    Market Design and Platform Technology (MDPT) Draft Report Released

    The draft report of the MDPT Working Groups supporting NYS’ Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) proceeding is available for informal public feedback through July 31, 2015. Click the photo to learn more!

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    83 NY communities awarded $100,000 each for
    microgrid feasibility studies

    Selected communities receive funding for engineering assessments to evaluate the feasibility of installing and operating a community microgrid. Click this slide for information on the winners.

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    Governor Cuomo Announces Plan to Create World-Class Research and Development Laboratory to Develop Next Generation Electric Grid

    Largest Such R&D Facility in the World Will Support Electric System Resiliency and Advance Use of Renewable Resources. Click the photo to learn more!

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    PSC issues REV Track One Order

    On February 26, 2015, the New York Public Service Commission (PSC) issued an Order to adopt a policy framework for a reformed retail electric industry. In the Order, the PSC also will decide those issues that need resolution at this stage, discuss numerous issues that need further development, and specify a process for moving forward.

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    Grid Related Research at New York State’s Universities: Final Report January 2015

    The immediate goal of this project is to identify research capabilities related to grid modernization at universities throughout the state. This effort is part of a larger initiative to organize and promote statewide smart grid-related research. The final version is now available for viewing, click above to learn more.

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    Utilities: The Future’s Distribution System Platform

    The New York State Public Service Commission (NYS PSC) took the bold step of launching the “Reforming the Energy Vision” (REV) proceeding in April 2014. They mapped an ambitious vision of the future for the state’s electricity system, giving more than 200 stakeholders the opportunity to participate in a collaborative process charting the “rules of the road” for the path forward.

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    Welcome to the NYS SmartGrid Consortium

    Mission
    The purpose of the Consortium is to collectively harness the unique resources of New York State to help define and achieve its strategic Smart Grid vision; facilitate and enable timely, efficient, cost-effective Smart Grid developments; and serve as a model for the nation.

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    Priority Initiatives

    The long-term goal of modernizing New York’s electrical grid to improve reliability and resiliency,
    lower long-term costs, and identify best practices to meet the evolving energy service needs of
    consumers, will only be achieved through a collaboration of many different stakeholders who are
    each responsible for different parts of the solution.

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    News & Events

    For the latest News and Events for New York State Smart Grid Consortium
    as well as Industry ad Global Smart Grid news please click above.

 

Latest News

Energy Entrepreneurs Driving Energy Innovation in NYS

Building a more robust, resilient, efficient and secure system takes vision and the individuals and companies on this list of the Top 10 New York [...]

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Breaking Energy’s Top 10 NY Energy Communicators

Ever wonder who is the best at communicating the subject of energy and all its complexities, challenges and opportunities to the general public? One answer [...]

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The UK Energy Networks Association, with input from all the distribution utilities in the UK, developed the Active Network Management (ANM) Good Practice Guide.

The ANM Good Practice Guide covers key terms, applications of ANM, ANM scheme deployment, interactions between networks as well as future developments. The guide sets [...]

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Insights from NY Energy Week Smart Grid Roundtable

Smart grid was a hot topic at New York Energy Week (June 15-19, 2015). In case you missed this exciting event, a report by the [...]

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Energy Dept. NREL Announces Funding for Electric Grid Projects on Renewables

Up to $6.5 million in federal funds is being awarded to technical teams by five new partnerships announced by the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy [...]

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New York State Selects Two Startups for REV Demonstration Projects

As part of New York State’s energy transformation initiative Reforming the Energy Vision (REV), the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering recently announced that [...]

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Upcoming Events

Aug
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Webinar on Distribution Grid Planning Efforts
Aug 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

WEBINAR ANNOUNCEMENT Aug 4th 11-1 PST
Join us August 4th 11-1 PST to learn more about distribution grid planning efforts in California, Hawaii, New York, and Minnesota directly from the leadership of each state. Secure a spot by registering today!

  • Paul de Martini, Senior Fellow at More Than Smart (Facilitator)
  • Erik Takayesu, Director of Electric System Planning, SCE
  • James Gallagher, Executive Director, NY State Smart Grid Consortium
  • Chris Villarreal, Director of Policy, Minnesota PUC
  • James Griffin, Chief of Research, Hawaii PUC
Nov
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Rural Smart Grid Summit @ Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
Nov 1 – Nov 3 all-day

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In 2015, the Rural Smart Grid Summit (RSGS) will be held November 1-3, 2015 at the beautiful Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa in Palm Springs, California. For more about the venue, agenda and speakers, please click the appropriate links below.

 

Smart Grid Modernization Activities Underway In NY State

There are a variety of key activities now underway in New York State that are relevant to grid modernization.

Learn more about these activities by clicking here to read more about NY State Smart Grid Modernization.

  • Con Edison Modernized Distribution System Demonstration
  • Con Edison Secure Interoperable Open Smart Grid Demonstration Project
  • Con Edison CoolNYC Program
  • Orange and Rockland Smart Grid Deployment Project
  • LIPA 110 Corridor Demonstration Project
  • NYISO Phasor Measurement Unit Network for New York
  • NYPA Evaluation of Instrumentation and Dynamic Thermal Ratings for Overhead Lines
  • New NYISO Control Center
  • NYSEG Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage Plant
  • National Grid – Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Partnership
  • AES Energy Storage 8MW Battery-based Storage System

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