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

 

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

 

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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.

 

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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.

  • DOE Reports on NYSSGC, PREPA, and Prosumer Grid Partnership to Strengthen Puerto Rico Power Grid

    On May 9, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) showcased efforts of the NYSSGC, and ProsumerGrid, in partnership with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), to help inform strategic decisions on ways in which to strengthen the island’s power grid today and in the future. The efforts will be supplemented by the ARPA-E funded DSO simulation studio tool developed by ProsumerGrid.

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

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

    To help with Puerto Rico’s long-term grid-planning efforts following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, NYSSGC is partnering with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority and ProsumerGrid to evaluate and recommend ways to make the island’s power grid more reliable, resilient, and sustainable. Click on the photo to read the press release.

  • REV Connect Innovation Sprints

    REV Connect Innovation Sprints focus attention on timely and specific utility needs for innovative energy partnerships. For each Innovation Sprint, NYSERDA invites market players to submit ideas within a specific theme and timeframe. The Sprints will kick off with two webinars on March 6th and March 8th focused on introducing key opportunities for collaborating with NY utilities and ways in which to participate. For more information on the Innovation Sprints and associated webinars, click this slide.

  • NYSERDA Spearheads NYS Offshore Wind Master Plan

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), on behalf of the state, has been chosen to coordinate the development of offshore wind resources with New York State agencies. Taking a leadership role in this effort, NYSERDA has spearheaded the New York State Offshore Wind Master Plan, which provides a roadmap to reaching the state’s goal of 2,400 MW of offshore wind energy generation by 2030 while being sensitive to environmental, maritime, economic, and social issues. The plans also addresses market barriers and measures to lower costs. For more information and a link to a PDF of the Master Plan, click this slide.

  • EDF Tackles Linking Electric Utility Modernization to Maximum Environmental Benefits

    Released in January 2018, this whitepaper was published to shine light on the NY Public Service Commission's approach to tackling REV. Following their analysis, the EDF presents the following recommendations: 1. Build a smart platform; 2. Align utility earnings with environmental outcomes; 3. Engage customers -- transforming electricity buyers into market participants.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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

New Proposed Regulations Call for All Power Plants in NYS to Be Coal-Free by 2020

NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo has directed the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation to release proposed regulations that would require all power plants in the state [...]

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NYSSGC’s Gallagher to Deliver Keynote at Transactive Energy Systems Conference

“New York REV, Past and Future” will be the subject of the opening keynote address to be delivered by NYSSGC Executive Director Jim Gallagher at [...]

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REV Connect Innovation Sprint Webinar: Innovative Energy Efficiency

REV Connect is hosting  an kickoff webinar for its next Innovation Sprint focusing on innovative solutions for energy efficiency, on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 2:00 [...]

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2018 New York REV Summit Explores NYS Energy Revolution

NYSSGC’s Executive Director James Gallagher will participate in a panel on “REV: A Path Forward” during the 2018 New York REV Summit, scheduled for May [...]

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NYSSGC Announces Partnership with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) and ProsumerGrid, Inc., to Study Options for Strengthening and Enhancing the Resiliency of Puerto Rico’s Power Grid

Agreement signed by New York State Smart Grid Consortium, PREPA, and ProsumerGrid to Support the Planning of a Modern Electricity Grid Following Destruction Caused by Hurricane [...]

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ARPA-E, NASA Issue NASA iTech Challenge

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) and NASA are inviting entrepreneurs and researchers to enter their ideas for transformative energy concepts [...]

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NYPA Announces $9M for Deployment of Equipment Sensors to Further Advance NYS Power System

The New York Power Authority (NYPA), a NYSSGC member, approved $9.3 million in capital expenditures for the first phase deployment of sensors to support the [...]

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Stony Brook University Researchers Developing Solar Panel Cleaning System

The SolarClear research team at Stony Brook University, a NYSSGC member, has received a $150K grant from PowerBridgeNY to advance a technology that uses electric [...]

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Upcoming Events

Aug
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Electrification 2018 @ Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA
Aug 20 – Aug 23 all-day
Electrification 2018 @ Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA

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Energy Storage Roadmap Technical Conference @ Albany, NY
Aug 20 all-day

To learn more about this event, please click here.

Aug
21
Tue
International Conference Offshore Wind Power Substations @ Swissotel Bremen, Brenmen, Germany
Aug 21 – Aug 23 all-day
International Conference Offshore Wind Power Substations @ Swissotel Bremen, Brenmen, Germany

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Offshore Wind Power Substations 2018
Aug 21 – Aug 23 all-day
Offshore Wind Power Substations 2018 @ Bremen | Bremen | Germany

This technical event with special focus on assessing cost-effective solutions to optimize design, construction, installation and operation of offshore substations will give the opportunity to share experience with next generation transformer stations, as well as development optimization for lower costs. Experts from TenneT, Iberdrola Engineering & Construction, COWI, Merkur Offshore, DNV GL Energy, Atkins Global and many more, and share efficient concepts and project evaluation to develop future offshore power systems. Three days of insights from global industry experts, including utilities, wind farm owners, developers, operators,TSOs, and the rest of the substation supply chain, four technical workshops, and many interactive sessions including our notable speed networking. The event will be co-located with Advances in Wind Turbine Towers. For more information and to register, click here.

DPS / NYSERDA Technical Conference @ New York State Department of Public Service's Albany Office - 3 Empire State Plaza, 19th Floor Boardroom
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

STATE OF NEW YORK

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

CASE 18-E-0130 – In the Matter of Energy Storage Deployment Program.

NOTICE SOLICITING COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCING TECHNICAL CONFERENCES

(Issued July 17, 2018)

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE comments are sought on the New York State Energy Storage Roadmap and Department of Public Service (DPS)/ New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) Staff Recommendations (Roadmap) filed in this case on June 21, 2018. To facilitate review, commenters should organize their comments based on the Roadmap’s table of contents headings. For example, a party interested in making recommendations about earnings adjustment mechanisms shall label such comment “4.2.1 Earnings Adjustment Mechanisms.”

Interested parties are invited to submit initial comments regarding the Roadmap by September 10, 2018, and reply comments by September 24, 2018. All comments shall be submitted to the Secretary by e-filing through the Department of Public Service’s Document and Matter Management System (DMM),1 or by e-mail to the Secretary at secretary@dps.ny.gov. If unable to file electronically, commenters may make submissions by post or hand delivery to the Hon. Kathleen H. Burgess, Secretary, Three Empire Plaza, Albany, New York 12223-1350.

1 To register with DMM, go to http://www.dps.ny.gov/e-file/registration.html

PLEASE ALSO TAKE NOTICE that DPS Staff, in collaboration with NYSERDA, will convene three technical conferences to solicit stakeholder input and discuss the Roadmap. These technical conferences will be held in New York CASE 18-E-0130

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City, Long Island, and Albany to facilitate broad stakeholder engagement. Each technical conference will follow the same agenda, consisting of DPS and NYSERDA Staff presentations and opportunities for stakeholders to ask questions. Prior to the technical conferences, Staff will file an agenda and information for participating remotely in the New York State Department of Public Service’s Document and Matter Management (DMM) system under case 18-E-0130.

The following topics will be discussed:

  • retail rate actions and utility programs;
  • utility roles;
  • direct procurement;
  • market acceleration bridge incentive design;
  • addressing soft costs, including barriers in data and finance;
  • clean peak actions;
  • wholesale market actions, including distribution-level and wholesale-level market coordination;
  • and, other Roadmap recommendations.

The July 31, 2018 technical conference will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the New York State Department of Public Service’s New York City Office at 90 Church Street in the 4th floor Boardroom.

The August 7, 2018 technical conference will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at SUNY Farmingdale, located at 2350 Broadhollow Road in Farmingdale, New York 11735 in the Campus Center Ballroom A.

The August 21, 2018 technical conference will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the New York State Department of Public Service’s Albany office at 3 Empire State Plaza in the 19th floor Boardroom. CASE 18-E-0130

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All in-person attendees must register no less than one week in advance of the conference date by using the following registration link: https://www.nyserda.ny.gov/ny/energy-storage-roadmap. If you have any questions, please contact Marco Padula by e-mail at marco.padula@dps.ny.gov, or by telephone at (518) 474-6694.

(SIGNED) KATHLEEN H. BURGESS

Secretary

Aug
27
Mon
ACI’s West Coast Conference on Microgrids @ Spokane, WA
Aug 27 all-day
ACI's West Coast Conference on Microgrids @ Spokane, WA

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Aug
28
Tue
GridEd Short Course Energy Storage Technologies, Applications, and Integration @ Alabama Power Corporate HQ, Birmingham, Alabama
Aug 28 – Aug 29 all-day

To learn more about this event, please click here.

Intersolar South America: ARE Off-Grid Workshop @ Sao Paulo, Brazil
Aug 28 all-day
Intersolar South America: ARE Off-Grid Workshop @ Sao Paulo, Brazil

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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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