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DOE Picks 12 Teams for $33M Electric Grid Control System Development Program

The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy has awarded $33 million in funds to 12 project teams to develop control systems that will work to coordinate electric load and distributed energy resources on the power grid. DOE said Friday the projects are part of ARPA-E’s Network Optimized Distributed Energy Systems initiative …

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Energy Department Demos Inter-Lab Power Grid Simulations

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The Idaho National Laboratory and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory of the Energy Department have completed testing the capability to link virtual power grids between two labs in real time. NREL said Monday the fusion of two Real-Time Digital Simulators through the Internet resulted in grid simulation that allowed the hardware and software in …

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DOE Study Names Emerging Green Energy States

A federal report on renewable energy has identified several states as rising powerhouses for alternative sources of power that could rival fossil fuels, The Atlantic Cities reported Thursday. Thomas Stackpole writes the National Renewable Energy Laboratory study assessed the western region’s renewable energy supply and demand and named California, Arizona and Nevada …

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