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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.
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    Governor Cuomo Announces Funding for Smart Grid Projects

    Several Consortium members will be involved in these projects
    including Brookhaven National Laboratory, Con Edison,
    General Electric, National Grid, NYPA, NYU-Poly,
    Clarkson University and the New York Independent System Operator

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    RISE : NYC

    RISE : NYC is a competition designed to identify and deploy creative new technologies and solutions to make New York City businesses more resilient to the impacts of future storms, sea level rise and other effects of climate change.

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    Reimagining New York for a New Reality

    Governor Cuomo Announces Broad Series of Innovative Protections
    Vice President Biden Credits Governor Cuomo's Storm Plan as A Model for Future Recovery Efforts
    Projects Statewide to Strengthen New York’s Communities Against Extreme Weather
    Click the photo to read more

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    NYS Smart Grid Consortium Applauds Gov. Cuomo’s Vision for Community-Based Energy Solutions

    Governor Andrew Cuomo is praised for his vision on energy issues as outlined during his State of the State speech in Albany on January 8, 2014. Click the photo to read the press release.

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    Draft 2014 New York State Energy Plan

    The draft 2014 New York State Energy Plan sets forth a vision for New York’s energy future that connects a vibrant private sector market with communities and individual customers to create a dynamic, affordable clean energy economy. To read Volume 1 please click above or visit our Resources page.

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    Welcome to the NYS SmartGrid Consortium

    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.

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    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.

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    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 & Events

AEC 2014 – Advanced Energy Conference – April 28 & 29, 2014

Advanced Energy 2014 In just eight years the Advanced Energy Conference has solidified its position as the premier energy conference in New York State, and [...]

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Micro Smart Grid Plugs Renewables Into EV Fleets

The ability to charge up to 30 electric cars at once requires some ingenious energy management, which is why researchers in Germany are incorporating a [...]

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Advanced Energy 2014 @ Hilton Albany
Apr 28 – Apr 29 all-day

New York State’s Advanced Energy Conference, Advanced Energy 2014, will hold its 8th annual conference in the Capital District this year. This event brings together researchers, technology innovators, regulators, policy makers, energy providers and business leaders who are shaping the future of energy in New York, the U.S. and around the world. This year’s conference is sponsored in part by NYSSGC members NYSERDA, NYPA, Stonybrook University, National Grid, and Brookhaven National Labs. For additional information and registration, please visit http://www.aertc.org/conference2014/index.htm#.

SXSW Eco Conference @ Austin Convention Center
Oct 6 – Oct 8 all-day

SXSW Eco attracts a global community to explore, engage and co-create solutions for a sustainable world. A uniquely inclusive platform for professionals, SXSW Eco examines the critical challenges of our times through a kaleidoscopic lens of design innovation, policy tipping points, technological breakthroughs, conservation practice, entrepreneurial spirit and a culture of creativity to transform inspiration into action. NYSSGC Executive Director James Gallagher will be participating in a panel that will discuss the Utility 2.0 concept.

For additional information on registration or participation, please visit the conference website at http://www.sxsweco.com.

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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