New York: A Leader in Energy Innovation

The state continues to advance its bold vision for a clean and more resilient, reliable, and affordable energy system.

Click on the links below for the latest developments in these key initiatives.

The New York State SmartGrid Consortium

is a unique public-private partnership that promotes statewide implementation of a safe, secure and reliable smart grid.


Partnership With Puerto Rico

NYSSGC partners with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority and ProsumerGrid to Help Strengthen Puerto Rico’s Power Grid.


ARPA•E – Changing What’s Possible

The Consortium is part of team, led by ProsumerGrid, that was awarded $3 million from APRA-E to develop a Distribution System Operator Simulation Studio tool.


Welcome to NYS Smart Grid 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.

Latest News

New York Contractor and School District Roll Out 4 Electric School Buses

Suffolk Transportation Service and Bay Shore Union Free School District are introducing four electric school buses to their fleet using a $700,000 federal grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  These buses, which are made by Blue Bird, are entirely electric and result in zero emissions. They are able to travel up to 120 miles on a single charge and cost […]

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State To Add 71 Electric Car Charging Stations

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) are installing 71 electric vehicle charging stations at businesses and nonprofits throughout the state – 30 of which will be on Long Island.   Each station will cost $8,000, which will be covered by NYPA and NYSERDA. Northwell Health (which is based out of New Hyde Park with over 70,000 employees) will be […]

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Governor Cuomo: NYS’ Electricity to Be 100% Carbon Neutral by 2040

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo urged the state legislature to take action on a number of initiatives detailed in his “2019 Justice Agenda.” Among them is the Green New Deal, which will set the state on a path to eliminating its carbon footprint with the goal of making New York’s electricity 100% carbon neutral […]

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Upcoming Events

AWEA Clean Power Expo @ Colorado Convention Center
Jun 1 – Jun 4 all-day


WINDPOWER will continue as the heart of CLEANPOWER, with the addition of exhibition space and conference programming for utility-scale solar, storage, and other clean energy technologies. By incorporating these technologies into a single exhibition hub, CLEANPOWER will create efficiencies for exhibitors and attendees with multi-technology business models. Pure play businesses will benefit from increased show traffic and opportunities to build beneficial partnerships across the cleantech industry.



exhibiting & meeting room companies
square foot exhibit hall
of WINDPOWER 2019 exhibitors do business in other renewable segments
attendees have been in the industry 10 + years
speakers. 30% of which were female
Microgrid 2020 Conference @ DoubleTree - Philadelphia
Jun 2 – Jun 3 all-day
Grid Edge Innovation Summit @ Rancho Bernardo Inn
Jun 16 – Jun 17 all-day

We’re heading to San Diego for our seventh edition. Join us for two full days of data-intensive presentations from the leading grid edge research practice in America and industry-led discussions on how data analytics, AI, DERMS and other smart grid innovations are enhancing grid reliability, optimization and planning.


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AGENDA2020 Conference Themes

  • Understanding flexibility adoption, technology, market design implications and who the utility groundbreakers are
  • The technology and business models behind Virtual Power Plants and other DER aggregation services
  • The role of minigrids in securing power
  • Financing, building and operating charging infrastructure and the opportunities for utilizing EVs as enablers of grid flexibility
  • IoT, AI and edge computing applications for distribution planning and automation, load forecasting and customer experience personalization
  • What we know from early experiences in Europe and what this could mean for the evolution of the U.S. grid
  •  How utilities are embracing the role of digital service providers
International Joint Conference on Clean Energy and Smart Grid (CCESG)
Jun 22 – Jun 24 all-day

CCESG 2020 welcomes researchers, engineers, scientists and industry professionals to an open forum where advances in the field of Clean Energy and Smart Grid can be shared and examined. The conference is an ideal platform for keeping up with advances and changes to a consistently morphing field. Leading researchers and industry experts from around the globe will be presenting the latest studies through papers and oral presentations.

CCESG is organized by IASED and technical supported by Chiang Mai University and so on.

Keynote Speaker I 


Prof. Hee-Je Kim

Pusan national University, Busan, South Korea

Speech Title: Smart Controlled Solar/Thermal/ESS (Energy Storage System) Application Systems


Keynote Speaker II 

Prof. Juntao Fei

Hohai University, China

Speech Title: Adaptive Global Sliding Mode Control for Active Power Filter Using Double Hidden Layer Recurrent Neural Network Structure


Keynote Speaker III 


Prof. Satoru Kaneko

Kanagawa Institute of Industrial Science and Technology (KISTEC), Japan

Speech Title: Graphene growth on insulator: irradiating 10B pencil drawn paper, diamond like carbon and PLD in carbon oxides


Keynote Speaker IV 


Prof. Hamidreza Arandiyan

Laboratory of Advanced Catalysis for Sustainability, School of Chemistry, The

University of Sydney, Sydney 2006, Australia

Speech Title: Flower-like LaNiAlO3-supported nickel catalysts for carbon monoxide methanation

International Conference on Renewable Energy Systems and Environmental Engineering @ Brussels, Belgium
Jul 18 – Jul 20 all-day

The International Conference on Renewable Energy Systems and Environmental Engineering (IRESE) is organised by academics of  the International Journal of Energy and Environmental Engineering (ISI Springer journal).

The conference will bring together academics, researchers, engineers, students, and industry professionals, to address and discuss the state of the art of renewable energy systems and environmental issues.

The topics of the event contribute and propose solutions to extensive industrial, transportation, urbanisation, agriculture activities, and climate changes towards  improving sustainable development and protection of our environment.

ICSD 2020 : 8th International Conference on Sustainable Development @ Roma Eventi, Congress Center
Sep 9 – Sep 10 all-day

The International Conference on Sustainable Development is organized by the European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with CIT University.

The 8th ICSD 2020 is inspired from the critical challenge of human, environmental, and economic sustainability concerning the present and future generations in a global-scale context.

The Conference theme is:
“Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: research, practice and education”.
This theme emphasizes the strong foundation that is provided by using research to inform our everyday practices, policies, and analytical approaches.
The 2020 Conference will once again provide a forum for the sharing of ideas, presentation of research findings, and discussion of professional issues relevant to Sustainability Science.


We invite you to submit an abstract in the range of the following streams within the ICSD2020 program:

    Financial Sustainability, SME, MicroFinance,
    Emerging Countries, International Trade,
    Water and Soil conservation, Climate Change, Disaster Risk Reduction,
    Renewable Energies, Food and Enviromental Legislation
    Sustainable Urbanism, Education, Governance Sustainability,
    Human Development, Psychology, Sociology
Regular Deadline
Late Submission Deadline
Proposal Submission
10 March 2020
10 June 2020
Notification of Acceptance
Before 10 April 2020
Before 20 June  2020
Manuscript Submission
 10 April 2020
25 June  2020
20 April  2020
25 June 2020




The International Conference on Energy and Environmental Technology and Economics (ICEETE) @ Technical University Ilmenau, Germany
Sep 23 – Sep 25 all-day

The International Conference on Energy and Environmental Technology and Economics (ICEETE) is organised by the International Journal of Energy and Environmental Engineering (Springer) in partnership with the Ilmenau University of Technology (Germany) and has the technical support of Theorem Conferences (United Kingdom).

This conference aims to promote communication and dialogue among researchers, scientists, academics, and engineers working in the areas of energy and environmental engineering, focusing on research concerning technology, development, assessment and management of energy and environmental engineering related programs.








CEATI: Smart Grid Conference @ The Wigwam
Sep 29 – Oct 1 all-day

Building on the success of past industry-open events, the 2020 CEATI Fall Conference will bring electrical professionals from the areas of station equipment management, grounding & lightning, and smart grid & automation under the same roof at the Wigwam in beautiful Phoenix, AZ.

Comprised of three co-located industry tracks – Stations, Grounding & Lighting, and Smart Grid – this event will provide an open forum for information exchange with a focus on technical presentations and experiences.


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

Become a Member

JOIN US: If your organization is interested in becoming a member of the NY State Smart Grid Consortium please click on the below link and complete the form.

Membership in the New York State Smart Grid Consortium (NYSSGC) provides organizations with access to the industry leaders that are part of this unique public-private partnership devoted to promoting broad statewide implementation of a safe, secure and reliable smart grid. As a nonprofit organization established specifically to accelerate grid modernization throughout New York State, the Consortium serves as a very strong forum for member organizations to develop and shape future policies, projects and strategies.




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