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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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

Growth of Solar Power in NYS Tops 1000 Percent

The use of solar power in New York State (NYS) grew by more than 1,000 percent from December 2011 to 2017. In making the announcement, [...]

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NYSERDA Hosts Webinar on Offshore Wind Master Plan

We invite you to join us in participating in a public webinar on the New York State Offshore Wind Master Plan hosted by the New [...]

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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 [...]

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Lessons from REV Demo Project Explored in Webinar

If you missed the January 17, 2018 REV Connect webinar on “Lessons from REV Demos in New York’s Energy System” or want to revisit the [...]

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NYS 2018 Clean Energy Jobs and Climate Agenda

The 20th proposal of the 2018 State of the State unveiled in early January by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo includes a comprehensive effort [...]

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More NYS Utility Personnel Deployed to Aid Puerto Rico

An additional rotation of New York utility personnel were sent to Puerto Rico by Governor Andrew Cuomo to help restore power to the island’s power [...]

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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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Upcoming Events

Feb
24
Sat
2018 International Joint Conference on Clean Energy and Smart Grid (CCESG) @ Asian Institute of Technology
Feb 24 – Feb 26 all-day

The event welcomes researchers, engineers, scientists, and industry professionals to an open forum where advances in the fields of Clean Energy and Smart Grid can be shared and examined. Leading researchers and industry experts from around the globe will be presenting the latest studies. For more information and to register, click here.

Feb
25
Sun
TechAdvantage 2018 Conference and Expo @ Music City Center
Feb 25 @ 7:00 am – Feb 28 @ 4:00 pm

TechAdvantage is at the forefront of innovation, delivering critical technologies that are transforming the world of engineering, information technology, energy services, operations, supply management and business. Event offers four days of leading-edge strategies and best practices created to share and demonstrate advantages in science, technology and other industry areas that will benefit Co-op Nation well into the 21st century. For more information and to register, click here.

Feb
27
Tue
ERCOT Market Summit @ Hyatt Regency Austin
Feb 27 @ 8:00 am – Mar 1 @ 12:00 pm

The 6th ERCOT Market Summit will examine the proposed new market rules and economic drivers and bring policy-makers together with utility, solar, wind, IPP and other executives to explore the potential solutions and opportunities. They will assess the potential impacts of an anticipated upsurge in solar capacity. Topics to be discussed include not only power prices and dispatch curve, but also how the changing generation mix will drive opportunities for storage, DR and aggregated DERs to meet market needs. For more information and to register, click here.

Storage Week @ Hotel Kabuki
Feb 27 @ 8:00 am – Mar 1 @ 12:00 pm

Now in its 11th year, Storage Week 2018 is the global business hub driving the development and finance of energy storage projects. This year will feature detailed case studies of implemented projects, providing long-sought-after information on the realities of how EPC issues have been handled, the realities of stacking value streams and their impacts on revenue streams, the state of the art in project structuring and contracting, and more. Join senior executives and active financiers at the forefront of deploying behind the meter and grid-connected energy storage systems as they explore the road to bankable projects. For more information and to register, click here.

Mar
8
Thu
Blockchain in Energy Forum 2018 @ Convene
Mar 8 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Momentum around blockchain in the energy sector has been picking up pace as more proof of concepts are deployed successfully around the world. From transactive energy, to supply chain management, to asset tokenization, this event will get everyone up to speed on the distributed ledger technology and its real-world use cases. For more information and to register, click here.

Mar
13
Tue
6th Edition Microgrid Global Innovation Forum @ Marvin Center, George Washington University
Mar 13 @ 5:42 pm – Mar 15 @ 6:42 pm

The 6th Microgrid Global Innovation Forum brings together thought leaders, utilities, energy providers, project managers, and other stakeholders for two days of focused networking and information sharing concerning the latest technological developments, design, implementation and operation of hybrid renewable energy microgrids. Emphasis is on maximizing the business case for microgrids, integration into the larger grid, and sharing real-world case studies of both grid-tied and off-grid/remote environments. For more information and to register, click here.

Mar
14
Wed
Maui Energy Conference and Exhibition–Decarbonization: A Business Opportunity for Innovative Communities @ Maui Arts & Cultural Center
Mar 14 – Mar 15 all-day

5th Anniversary of the Maui Energy Conference and the 10th Anniversary of the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative. Hawaii led the way in setting a 100% Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS). Decarbonization presents innovative communities, from Hawaii to New York, with new business opportunities. The conference will explore possibilities including: Business Opportunities Created by the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative; The Entrepreneur Investor Relationship; Decarbonizing Transportation; Regulating Carbon: The Best Solutions; Carbon Farming; and more. For more information and to register, click here.

Mar
26
Mon
AEC 2018: The Premier New York State Advanced Energy Conference @ Marriott Marquis Times Square Hotel
Mar 26 – Mar 28 all-day

With a theme of “The Future of Energy is Here,” AEC 2018 will demonstrate how the decades of research and development in renewables, batteries and other technologies are realizing their potential – here today – as vibrant sectors of our economy. Celebrate the industry’s achievements in new areas of power generation, witness promising new areas of research, and network with the leaders who are exploring those technologies and shaping global energy policies. Click here for more information and to register.

 

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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