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.
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.
Navigant and the Consortium selected six representative community microgrid projects for investigation. Click the photo to read more!
The final report of the MDPT Working Groups supporting NYS’ Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) proceeding is available. Click the photo to learn more!
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.
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.
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!
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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as well as Industry ad Global Smart Grid news please click above.
A smart grid innovation developed by New York utility Con Edison that enables customers to install ‘super-sized’ photovoltaic arrays (PVAs) and continue to receive reliable [...]
Pairing large batteries of battery packs with solar photovoltaic (PV) panels may enable electric grids to tap into stored solar energy for use at night, [...]
The continued growth of solar presents both challenges and opportunities for utilities, according to Gil Quiniones, president and CEO of New York Power Authority, an [...]
For anyone in the cleantech, energy or sustainability business community, the upcoming NYC Cleantech Summit Awards Night, Oct. 19, 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm, should [...]
Bracing for the possibility that Hurricane Joaquin could reach the New York City area early the week of October 4, energy companies in the area, [...]
Demand response can help prevent blackouts by preventing circuits from overheating or becoming overloaded. Mike Perna, VP for Business Development at ConEdison Solutions, sister company [...]
Open to the public, the event is specifically targeted to the cleantech, energy and sustainability business community and will feature the Northeast region’s most talented cleantech entrepreneurs. We hope to see you there! For more information click here.
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.
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.