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Smart Grid: Concepts, Solutions, Standards,
Policy, Recent Deployments and Lessons Learned

The Smart Grid describes a next-generation electrical power system that is typified by the increased use of communications and information technology in the generation, delivery, and consumption of electrical energy worldwide.

IEEE Smart Grid is hosting the next webinar in the popular series on varying aspects of grid modernization globally.

Complimentary Webinar:

Smart Grid: Concepts, Solutions, Standards, Policy,
Recent Deployments and Lessons Learned

Presenter: John McDonald

Thursday, August 14, 2014 | 1:00 – 2:00pm ET

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This webinar by IEEE Smart Grid Expert John McDonald will provide a basic introduction to Smart Grid from multiple stakeholder perspectives. It will cover the Smart Grid principles, which accommodate all generation types including renewable and energy storage options. The webinar will explore several key concept and topics, including:

The NIST Conceptual Model and its domains and interfaces.
The current state of Smart Grid applications and how these
drive infrastructure requirements.
Smart Metering and monitoring equipment used by Smart Grid
applications in the network to generate data for analysis.
Issues involved with the integration of Smart Grid elements
into utility operations. 
The technology and techniques of Smart Grid cyber security.
The Smart Grid standards framework and the challenges
associated with it.
An overview of Smart Grid network communications and the
data needed in/out of the network. 
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About the Speaker:

John D. McDonald, P.E., is Director, Technical Strategy and Policy Development for GE Energy Management’s Digital Energy business, and has 40 years of experience in the electric utility industry.  John was elected to the Board of Governors of the IEEE-SA (Standards Association) for 2010-2011, focusing on long term IEEE Smart Grid standards strategy and serves as Chairman of the Board for NIST Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) 2.0 Inc, the member-funded non profit organization. John received his B.S.E.E. and M.S.E.E. (Power Engineering) degrees from Purdue University, and an M.B.A. (Finance) degree from the University of California-Berkeley. John is a Fellow of IEEE, and was awarded the IEEE Millennium Medal in 2000, the IEEE PES Excellence in Power Distribution Engineering Award in 2002, and the IEEE PES Substations Committee Distinguished Service Award in 2003.


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