2016-01-14. Berkeley Lab Launches New Projects for Grid Modernization.

posted Jan 19, 2016, 9:29 AM by Alan Gould
By Jon Weiner, UC Berkeley News Center. For GSS Energy Use chapter 5. Excerpt: The nation’s electric power system is central to the U.S. economy and our growing need for clean, reliable, and secure electric power. Yet today’s electric grid is under increasing pressure to change and modernize in the face of emerging challenges and technological opportunities. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz announced the awards today as part of  two new additions to DOE’s ongoing Grid Modernization Initiative. In total, the Secretary announced up to $220 million for 88 new projects across 14 National Laboratories to deliver new grid concepts, tools and technologies to support the nation’s effort to modernize the power grid. ...  https://newscenter.lbl.gov/2016/01/14/berkeley-lab-launches-new-projects-for-grid-modernization/