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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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    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!

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    83 NY communities awarded $100,000 each for
    microgrid feasibility studies

    Selected communities receive funding for engineering assessments to evaluate the feasibility of installing and operating a community microgrid. Click this slide for information on the winners.

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    Governor Cuomo Announces Plan to Create World-Class Research and Development Laboratory to Develop Next Generation Electric Grid

    Largest Such R&D Facility in the World Will Support Electric System Resiliency and Advance Use of Renewable Resources. Click the photo to learn more!

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    PSC issues REV Track One Order

    On February 26, 2015, the New York Public Service Commission (PSC) issued an Order to adopt a policy framework for a reformed retail electric industry. In the Order, the PSC also will decide those issues that need resolution at this stage, discuss numerous issues that need further development, and specify a process for moving forward.

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    Grid Related Research at New York State’s Universities: Final Report January 2015

    The immediate goal of this project is to identify research capabilities related to grid modernization at universities throughout the state. This effort is part of a larger initiative to organize and promote statewide smart grid-related research. The final version is now available for viewing, click above to learn more.

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    Welcome to the NYS SmartGrid 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.

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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

NYISO President & CEO on How Competitive Electricity Markets Benefit New Yorkers

Stephen G. Whitley, President and CEO of the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), an NYSSGC member, discusses how New York’s open wholesale markets have [...]

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Con Edison Cuts GHG Emissions by More than 45% in Nine Years

NYSSGC member Con Edison announced that it reduced its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by more than 45% between 2005 and the end of 2014. The [...]

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Environmental Group: NYS Will Be National and Global Energy Leader

The environmental group Natural Resources Defense Council lauds New York State’s clean-energy goals, noting in a blog posting that, with the release of the state’s [...]

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ConEd Names Kyle Kimball VP, Government Relations

Kyle Kimball, formerly President of the NYC Economic Development Corporation (EDC), will join Con Edision in August 2015 as the utility’s Vice President of Government [...]

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NYSERDA Supports Renewable Heat NY as Bridge to REV Renewable Energy Goals

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recently announced its support for Renewable Heat NY. Launched in 2014 to develop cleaner, more [...]

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American Public Power Association Honors NYPA’s Randy Crissman

Randy Crissman, Vice President of Technical Compliance at the New York Power Authority (NYPA), was the recipient of the American Public Power Association’s Harold Kramer-John [...]

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Upcoming Events

Oct
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BNL’s Smart Grid Workshop, including REV, NY Prize, and Microgrids, Fall 2015 @ Brookhaven National Laboratory
Oct 8 – Oct 9 all-day

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“BNL’s Smart Grid Workshop, including REV, NY Prize, and Microgrids, Fall 2015” is hosted by Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL). This workshop will be held at BNL located in Upton, New York (Long Island) on October 8 and 9, 2015.

If you are NOT a U.S. citizen and would like to attend this workshop, you will also need to register in BNL’s Guest Information System (GIS) which needs to be completed no later than September 17, 2015 in order to be granted access to BNL for the workshop. Click here for the Guest Information System When registering please see the attached information sheet with the necessary answers to pertinent questions.

Please click on the graphics below for additional information on the workshop:

Click here for information on the welcome reception details  and accommodations.

 

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Rural Smart Grid Summit @ Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
Nov 1 – Nov 3 all-day

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In 2015, the Rural Smart Grid Summit (RSGS) will be held November 1-3, 2015 at the beautiful Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa in Palm Springs, California. For more about the venue, agenda and speakers, please click the appropriate links below.

 

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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