The Smart Grid describes a next-generation electrical power system that is stypified by the increased use of communications and information technology in the generation, delivery, and consumption of electrical energy worldwide. IEEE Smart Grid hosts a series of workshops on varying aspects of global grid modernization.
The Future of Electric Power in the US
A from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine provides comprehensive recommendations for improving the U.S. electric power system so that it can adequately provide electricity to the nation in a safe, reliable, clean, resilient, and equitable way, especially as the U.S. pursues decarbonization of the energy supply. The report also recommends ways to accelerate innovations in technology, policy, and business models as global supply chains shift. This panel will offer a summary of key findings of this report, with a focus on technologies and tools.