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Con Edison Smart Grid Innovation Wins Solar Power Player Award

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 [...]

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On Horizon: 24/7 Solar-Powered Grid?

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, [...]

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NYPA’s Quinones: Modern Grid Must Integrate Solar, Foster DERs

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 [...]

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NYSSGC Social Media Content on NYC Cleantech Summit Awards Night

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 [...]

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NY Energy Companies Preparing for Hurricane Joaquin

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, [...]

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ConEd Solutions Exec on How Demand Response Can Prevent Grid Overload

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 [...]

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Upcoming Events

Energy Storage North America @ San Diego Convention Center
Oct 13 – Oct 15 all-day
NYC CleanTech Summit @ New York Law School
Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm

NYC CleanTech Summit night photo

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.

Rural Smart Grid Summit @ Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
Nov 1 – Nov 3 all-day


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.

SGIP 2015 Annual Conference @ InterContinental New Orleans
Nov 3 – Nov 5 all-day


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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