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Grid Modernization Resources

Grid Modernization Resources from IEEE

Overview

One of the biggest frontiers in electrical engineering today is the development and implementation of smart grid technology. Fueled by the global demand for greener technologies and alternative fuels, environmentally-friendly smart grid technology has the ability to stimulate stagnated economies and change the way power is delivered to electricity consumers around the world.

Virtually every crucial economic and social function depends on the secure, reliable operation of power and energy infrastructures. Energy, electric power, telecommunications, transportation and financial infrastructures have become increasingly interdependent, posing new challenges for their resilient and efficient operation. All of these interdependent infrastructures are complex, geographically dispersed, non-linear, and interacting both among themselves and with their human owners, operators and users.

Coming soon from IEEE, Modernizing the Smart Grid is a 4-course program designed to get you and your team up to speed quickly on the latest Smart Grid technologies. Learn more how your organization can benefit from IEEE training here.

Smart Grid Resources

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U.S. Highways To Get 500,000 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

All around the world investments in electric vehicles (EVs) are speeding up. Currently, global vehicle makers are projected to spend ...
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Report: Smart Grid Technology Becoming More Common Worldwide

Electrical grids across the world are becoming smarter and greener. The Singapore Power Group’s annual 2021 Smart Grid Index, which ...
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Wind and Solar Almost Quadruple in U.S., Expected to Set Records in 2021

Renewable energies are surging. Between 2011 and 2020, the amount of energy the United States generated from solar and wind ...
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carbon-electricity-generation

Innovative Renewable Projects Pave Way to Zero Carbon Electricity Generation

Global temperatures are soaring. Since pre-industrial times, human activity has warmed the planet global by 2 degrees Fahrenheit. Any further ...
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Will Grid-Forming Inverters Transform Renewables?

Power outages are soaring due to climate change. In 2020, extreme weather was responsible for a 73% spike in blackouts, ...
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Innovative Smart Grid Projects Launch in Canada and Sweden

The smart grid is a digitized electrical grid that allows for two-way communication between the utility and the consumer. While ...
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renewable-breakthroughs

Renewable Breakthroughs Fuel Hope for Greener Planet

In recent weeks, natural disasters such as hurricanes and the California wildfires have wrought a path of destruction across the ...
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Can Large-Scale Batteries Help Prevent California Blackouts?

In California, rolling blackouts have left millions of people in the dark as they rush indoors to escape both the ...
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Scientists Make Major Breakthroughs in Solar and Battery Technology 

As the COVID-19 pandemic shut down cities around the world, and major transportation systems slowed to a crawl, pollution levels ...
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A Clean Energy Supply and Demand Solution for Smart Grids

Around the globe, utility companies are investing in smart grid projects. According to the research firm Guidehouse Insights, utilities are ...
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Smart Grid Training

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