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NYSERDA Accepting Proposals Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Power Sector

NYSERDA’s Competitive Greenhouse Gas Reduction Program is open once again. The program seeks proposals for projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions in New York’s power [...]

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More Solar Incentives Available for Projects as NYSERDA Reallocates $6 Million

NYSERDA is reallocating $6 million to extend incentives as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s NY-Sun initiative, which aims to increase the number of solar electric [...]

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New Coordinated Transaction Scheduling System for Improved Power Flow

To make transactions for electric energy more streamlined and achieve improved power flow between the New York and New England markets, the New York Independent [...]

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Launch of the Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium

A modern electric grid must deliver reliable, affordable and clean electricity to consumers where and when they want it. Achieving this will require connecting clean [...]

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DOE Announces $220 Million in Grid Modernization Funding

Grid Modernization Initiative releases multi-year plan and awards funding for groundbreaking DOE-wide Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium. To read the full article on Energy.gov, please click [...]

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CABINET IN YOUR COMMUNITY: Grid Modernization Fact Sheet

In the days immediately following the State of the Union, Cabinet officials are embarking on the “State of the Union: Cabinet In Your Community” road [...]

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Upcoming Events

Advanced Energy Conference 2016 @ Jacob Javits Convention Center
Apr 20 – Apr 22 all-day

Advanced Energy Conference 2016

Advanced Energy returns to New York City!

Following the success of Advanced Energy 2014 as a northeast regional event, Advanced Energy 2016 returns to the national and international stage. The ninth conference in New York’s Advanced Energy series will once again be held at New York City’s Javits Center, where it broke all previous records for participation and attendance in 2013. In attracting energy industry leaders and researchers from 22 countries, it established itself as one of the nation’s foremost and widest-ranging conferences on energy technologies. Plan now to be part of this exceptional conference, as an attendee, event sponsor, or exhibitor. Advanced Energy 2016 is where you will meet and network with energy leaders, business innovators, researchers, academics and policy makers from across the globe.

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Power the Way for Education, Inc. – 3rd Annual Linemen Appreciation Day @ Columbia County Fair Grounds
Sep 17 all-day

Power the Way for Education, Inc.

The mission of Power the Way for Education, Inc. is “Education of the Next Generation of Utility Lineworkers”.  Power the Way for Education, Inc. has been established to assist with scholarships, career counseling, tutoring, and promoting safety in the workforce for future lineworkers.  Power the Way for Education, Inc. will work with industry leaders to provide continuing educational programs for first responders and current linemen.

We would like to invite you to take part in the 3rd Annual Linemen Appreciation Day event that will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2016, at the Columbia County Fair Grounds in Chatham, NY.  This event was created to provide an educational experience for community members, youth groups and to bring recognition to the industry.


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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