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The New York State Smart Grid Consortium

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

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Read about what New Yorkers feel are energy related issues in our: New York Consumer Pulse

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

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  • Welcome to the 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.

  • 2017 NAESCO Annual Conference

    Mark your calendar and plan on attending the 2017 NAESCO Annual Conference & Vendor Showcase, November 14-16, 2017. The leading ESCOs will be represented, plus our Vendor Showcase will display the latest innovations, technologies, and services in the energy efficiency industry. Jim Gallagher will be speaking on the panel “Battle of the Coasts as California and New York Consider Their Respective Vision of the Utility of the Future.”

  • IoT for Utilities Summit 2017

    The IoT for Utilities Summit will bring together energy leaders and experts as well as their suppliers and disruptors to examine the future impact of digitalisation. It will examine the requirements, gaps and opportunities for leveraging emerging technologies to increase production, decrease costs and drive transformation. James Gallagher (Executive Director, New York State Smart Grid Consortium) will be speaking at this event.

  • NSW Energy Symposium 2017: The NEM After The Finkel Review

    The ATSE NSW Division will hold a one-day Symposium in Sydney on the impact of the Finkel Review on energy security and the future of the National Electricity Market. It will address the key issues facing the industry, investors, policy makers and regulators and explore further the challenges identified in its 2016 Symposium on the transition of NEM generation away from coal. James Gallagher (Executive Director, New York State Smart Grid Consortium) will be speaking at this event.

  • New York Consumer Pulse Study

    The 2017 New York Consumer Pulse Study was sponsored by the Consortium to better understand the views of New Yorkers on key energy related issues. It was conducted in partnership with the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative. This study examined key measures of consumer awareness, knowledge, attitudes, and perceived benefits and barriers as they relate to Smart Grid-enabled programs, the State’s Reforming the Energy Vision initiative, and advanced energy technologies.

  • New York City

    Governor Cuomo: Major Climate and Jobs Initiative in Partnership with the Worker Institute at Cornell University ILR’s School and Climate Jobs NY

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the Clean Climate Careers initiative following the U.S. decision to withdraw from the Paris Accord. The initiative is a multi-pronged strategy to grow New York's emerging clean energy economy and prepare the workforce for the long-term careers associated with this industry. In partnership with the ILR School's Worker Institute at Cornell University and Climate Jobs NY, this initiative focuses on accelerating energy efficiency and renewable energy growth to make New York a magnet for new energy technologies and creating 40,000 new, good-paying clean energy jobs by 2020.

  • 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 across North America. Ericsson will build its Zero Site platform, cloud, core, and Internet of Things (IoT) software solutions. To support the developing Landmark network, Ericsson will add its cloud, core and IoT software solutions with enterprise and energy-management applications. Ericsson will also provide microgrid management, integrating communications for the industrial IoT with battery storage applications and grid-control software.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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

Third Round of 76West Clean Energy Competition Begins

New York State’s Governor Andrew Cuomo announced this month that applications from emerging clean energy companies are now being accepted for the third round of [...]

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NYPA Unveils New Digital Command Center

The New York Power Authority (NYPA), a NYSSGC member, has opened a new, state-of-the-art digitized command center at the White Plains headquarters. The announcement was [...]

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AEC 2018 Slated for March 26-28 in NYC

AEC 2018, the 10th conference in New York State’s Advanced Energy series, will be held on March 26, 27, and 28, at the Marriott Marquis [...]

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Grid Modernization Webinar to Feature NYSSSGC’s Gallagher and Other Energy Experts

The New York State Smart Grid Consortium’s Executive Director Jim Gallagher will be among the energy industry panelists participating in an informative webinar on “Grid [...]

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Ithaca Named Clean Energy Community

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), an NYSSGC member, has named the City of Ithaca a Clean Energy Community in recognition [...]

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AVANGRID Helps Rebuild Power Grid for Hurricane-Damaged Puerto Rico

NYSSGC member AVANGRID, Inc., a diversified energy and utility company, is deploying a Tactical Power Restoration Team to help Puerto Rico, which experienced severe damage [...]

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NY Green Bank Seeking $1B in Private Sector Funds for Clean Energy Projects

New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that NY Green Bank, a state-sponsored financial entity working with the private sector to increase investments [...]

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NYSSGC’s James Gallagher to Participate in LA Utility Panel

New York State Smart Grid Consortium (NYSSGC) Executive Director James Gallagher will explore NYS’ vision for the utility of the future as member of a [...]

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Upcoming Events

Jan
17
Wed
Power Plant Operations & Maintenance @ Charlotte, North Carolina
Jan 17 – Jan 18 all-day

Professionals attending this conference will not only determine but will execute best practices for undergoing operations and maintenance. Attendees will learn to safeguard budgets, help ensure reliability, and adapt to an ever-changing industry, all while maintaining safety and fostering a communicative work environment.

2nd Annual Smart Cities International Symposium and Exhibition @ Chicago
Jan 17 @ 8:30 am – Jan 18 @ 4:30 pm

The world’s urban population is expected to increase by 60 per cent between 2014 and 2050, when 6.3 billion people are projected to live in urban settlements. New insights and solutions are needed to manage the scarce resources that will be impacted by this trend, Municipal governments around the world are currently formulating their Smart City strategies–engage and learn from industry peers at the forefront of this key trend. Among the issues discussed: sensor networks, Big Data analytics, and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

Research Brief: Consumer Platform of the Future Webinar
Jan 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Research leaders will cover findings from the “Consumer Platform of the Future” research, which focuses on the new energy economy that is more decentralized and personalized than ever before, and provide insight into consumer interest in this new energy platform.

REV Connect Webinar: Lessons from REV Demos in NY’s Energy System
Jan 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

This REV connect webinar will offer a lively and informative panel discussion featuring representatives of New York’s investor-owned electric utilities. Panelists will be sharing successes, challenges, and best practices from the various Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) Demo projects now underway, as well as outlining each utility’s priorities for 2018. During this webinar you will learn how the demonstration projects originated, who the developers involved are, and how innovative business models can create and share value among third parties, utilities, and customers. The discussion will be followed by a Q&A. For more information, click here. To register, click here.

Jan
18
Thu
IEEE Smart Grid Tutorial: An In-depth Review of the Revised IEEE 1547 Standard, Session 1
Jan 18 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Topics will include positive implications for all distributed generation systems, particularly solar PV, energy storage and microgrids.

Jan
19
Fri
NY-BEST Webinar–Proposed Changes to Standard Interconnect Requirements in NYS: Updates and Insights on Proposed SIR Changes
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Standard interconnect rules in New York are changing for interconnected Distributed Energy Resources, including energy storage, to the electricity grid. New proposed Standard Interconnect Requirements (SIR) have been released for public comments and additional changes are likely to be made in the months ahead. This webinar features experts from the NYS Department of Public Service, NYSERDA, and Con Edison, who will discuss the proposed changes to the SIR and provide an overview of the process going forward. For more information and to register, click here.

Jan
23
Tue
DistribuTECH 2018 @ San Antonio, TX
Jan 23 – Jan 25 all-day

15-track conference brings industry thought leaders from all over the world opportunities to network, share knowledge and problem solve with worldwide utilities and product and service providers. NEW THIS YEAR: Energy Storage Track. 20+ companies fill the exhibit hall with information, products and services related to electricity delivery automation and control systems, energy efficiency, demand response, renewable energy integration, advanced metering, T&D system operation and reliability, communications technologies, cyber security, water utility technology and more.

IEEE Smart Grid Tutorial: An In-depth Review of the Revised IEEE 1547 Standard, Session 2
Jan 23 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Topics will include positive implications for all distributed generation systems, particularly solar PV, energy storage and microgrids.

 

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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