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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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    NY State Public Service Commission (PSC) – Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) Initiative

    The energy industry is in transition. Technological innovation and increasing competitiveness of renewable energy resources, combined with aging infrastructure, extreme weather events, and system security and resiliency needs, are all leading to significant changes in how electric energy is produced, managed and consumed. New York State must lead the way to ensure these trends benefit the State’s citizens, whose lives are so directly affected by how electric energy is manufactured, distributed, and managed.

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    Governor Cuomo Announces Winners
    of PowerbridgeNY Contest to
    Drive Development of Clean Energy Products

    Joint Columbia University/NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Center Funds Projects to Turn Cleantech Ideas into Businesses and Grow New York's Economy. Click here to read the press release.

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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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    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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    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

Securing the smart grid: achieving 3 goals of safe information access

Confidentiality. Integrity. Availability. These three supreme goals of information system security apply across all industries. So it’s no surprise that the benchmarks of smart grid [...]

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James Gallagher of the NYS Smart Grid Consortium spoke at AGRION Panel: Energy & Infrastructure Resiliency in the Smart City

James Gallagher of NYS Smart Grid Consortium spoke at AGRION Panel: Energy & Infrastucture Resiliency in the Smart City. There was an exciting panel discussion on Tuesday, [...]

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NYSSG Consortium member Con Ed Looks to Batteries, Microgrids and Efficiency Before $1B Substation Build

Consolidated Edison is taking a new approach to delivering reliable power that is as radical as the gentrification sweeping New York’s outer boroughs. Con Ed [...]

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September – October 2014

Smart Grid Interoperability Panel
Sep 16 – Sep 18 all-day
Smart Grid Interoperability Panel @ Nashville | Tennessee | United States


The Smart Grid Interoperability Panel’s Second Annual Conference will be held in Nashville this year. The Conference will be preceded by a SGIP Members Meeting beginning September 15.

Registration and details coming soon so stay tuned y’all!

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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