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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.

  • 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.

  • Energy Storage North America

    Energy Storage North America (ESNA) is the largest conference and expo for grid-connected energy storage in North America. With a focus on building the grid of the future, ESNA 2017 will bring together policymakers, utilities, commercial and industrial customers and storage industry stakeholders for energy storage site tours, networking, workshops, and learning sessions. ESNA 2017 will take place August 8-10 at the San Diego Convention Center.

  • Cleantech Open Accelerator Now Accepting Applications

    Apply by 5/1. The Cleantech Open Northeast accelerator offers valuable mentoring, industry training, access to capital, and visibility to startups over six months. The program is designed to take teams through everything necessary in business development process but at a faster rate so your product can get to market sooner!

  • NYSERDA Announces NY Prize Stage 2 Winners

    NY Prize helps communities reduce costs, promote clean energy, and build reliability and resiliency into the electric grid. NY Prize is a part of a statewide endeavor to modernize New York State’s electric grid, spurring innovation and community partnerships with utilities, local governments, and private sector. Our mission is to enable the technological, operational, and business models that will help communities reduce costs, promote clean energy, and build reliability and resiliency into the grid.

  • Electric Power Transmission and Distribution (EPTD) High Performing Grid Program

    Promoting the development of a high performing smart grid that accommodates a diverse supply of clean energy generation resources, enhances overall grid performance and enables customers to reduce their energy costs, energy consumption, and environmental impacts.

  • Smarter Grid Solutions

    NREL Selects Smarter Grid Solutions ANM Technology

    Smarter Grid Solutions has announced that its Active Network Management technology will be used at the Energy Department’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to demonstrate how to increase electric grid hosting capacity for Distributed Energy Resources (DER).

  • Consortium Included in a $3 Million Award from ARPA-E

    The New York State Smart Grid Consortium is part of a team that was awarded $3 million overall from Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop a Distribution System Operator Simulation Studio.

  • New York State Microgrid Inventory

    New York Microgrid Inventory report is to present New York State Smart Grid Consortium Members and other Consortium stakeholders with information on all major New York State-located microgrid projects. Click photo to learn more.

  • Community Microgrid Case Study and Analysis Report

    Navigant and the Consortium selected six representative community microgrid projects for investigation. Click the photo to read more!

  • Market Design and Platform Technology (MDPT) Final Report Released

    The final report of the MDPT Working Groups supporting NYS’ Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) proceeding is available. Click the photo to learn more!

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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

Ericsson Selected to Build Microgrid for Landmark

Consortium member Ericsson has been selected by Landmark Dividend, a leading real estate and infrastructure firm, to build communications infrastructure for its intelligent microgrid ecosystem [...]

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CUNY to Receive Over $520 Million in Energy Efficiency Upgrades

During Earth Week, Governor Cuomo announced that 19 campuses across the City University of New York (CUNY) system will receive more than $520 million in [...]

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Consortium Member National Grid Presented with ENERGY STAR Award

In late April 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency presented NYSSGC member National Grid with a 2017 ENERGY STAR Award in Excellence in ENERGY STAR [...]

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Solar Modules Complete at Brookhaven Lab

Brookhaven National Laboratory, a Consortium member, has begun housing functional solar modules in recently vacant solar array racks due to its connection with the Northeast [...]

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NYSERDA Honored by ENERGY STAR

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), a Consortium member, has been selected for the 2017 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – [...]

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Funding from NY Green Bank for 11 NY Prize Winners

Recently, NYS Governor Cuomo has announced that $11 million in funding from NY Green Bank financing is available for 11 microgrid development projects across the [...]

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Wastewater: A Potential Power Source

While hydropower is a commonly utilized energy source, another type of water source may become normalized. Wastewater, which is water contaminated with human, agricultural, or [...]

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Cities Nationwide Committing to Renewable Energy

New York is one of a growing number of cities that have pledged their commitment to clean energy.  The first cities in Wisconsin and Louisiana [...]

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Upcoming Events

 

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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