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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.

  • Welcome to the NYS Smart Grid 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.

  • 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.

  • Energy Storage North America

    Energy Storage North America (ESNA) is the largest conference and expo for grid-connected energy storage in North America. With a focus on building the grid of the future, ESNA 2017 will bring together policymakers, utilities, commercial and industrial customers and storage industry stakeholders for energy storage site tours, networking, workshops, and learning sessions. ESNA 2017 will take place August 8-10 at the San Diego Convention Center.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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

Project SIM Completed by National Grid and Reactive Technologies

NYSSGC member National Grid, the national grid operator for the United Kingdom (UK), and Reactive Technology, UK-based environmental engineering company, have partnered to complete the [...]

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Clean Energy in NYS Southern Tier Boosted by Area’s First State-Supported Incubator

New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently launched the first incubator in the Southern Tier as a way to provide additional support for the [...]

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New Competition for Smart Cities, Smart Grids, and Clean Energy Startups

The launch of the 2017 Urban Future Competition sponsored by NYSSGC member New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) was announced by The [...]

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Albany Awarded State Funding for Three Energy-Saving Projects

Three innovative energy-saving projects will be undertaken by the City of Albany to help the NYS capital city reduce greenhouse gas by 773 tons a [...]

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ESD Advances Energy Storage with Opening of New Cell Assembly Center

Empire State Development (ESD) in partnership with the New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium (NY-BEST) have opened the new Kodak Cell Assembly Center [...]

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GTM Prepares for NY REV Future 2017 Conference With Look at REV Initiatives

In advance of its New York REV Future 2017 Conference (Sept. 26-27, Brooklyn, NY), Greentech Media reports on the many utility updates, project descriptions, and [...]

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Winners of 76West Clean Energy Competition Announced

The six winners in the 76West Clean Energy Competition, which complements “Southern Tier Soaring,” the region’s strategic plan to foster economic growth and community development, [...]

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NYS Launches Second Round of “Energy to Lead” Challenge to Colleges and Universities

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has launched Energy to Lead 2017, the second round of a challenge to colleges and universities in the state [...]

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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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