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Algorithms could stop an ‘internet of things’ attack from bringing down the power grid

September 26, 2019

Last year, Princeton researchers identified a disturbing security flaw in which hackers could someday exploit internet-connected appliances to…
Tomorrow’s power grid should be intelligent

June 25, 2019

A new Danish-Indian project will enable the power grid to sense and compensate for loss of electricity and…
New Model Shows Where to Improve Power Grids

June 27, 2018

The big question Energy generation from renewable, but fluctuating, resources like solar and wind can add stress to…
Using Electric Vehicles to Save Billions on Energy Storage

May 22, 2018

A new study conducted at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) in California suggests using electric vehicles…
New tool could find relief for America’s overworked energy grid

July 31, 2017

Home may be where we can make the most difference when it comes to American energy usage —…
Study Finds ‘Smart’ Transformers Could Make Reliable Smart Grid a Reality

July 14, 2017

A new study using complex computational models finds that smart solid-state transformers (SSTs) could be used to make…
World’s first electric car fleet supplying electricity to the grid

September 7, 2016

DTU is heading the testing of new technology which will enable a fleet of electric cars to supply…
NSF award boosts UNL engineer’s smart power grid research

February 26, 2016

As solar panels and wind turbines proliferate, integrating these new energy sources into the nation’s power grid brings…
Upcoming winter storm may cause problems for U.S. East Coast energy infrastructure

January 25, 2016

An upcoming winter storm has resulted in blizzard watches in major Mid-Atlantic cities, including Washington, DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia,…
Engineers build cyber security testbed to help protect the power grid

January 25, 2016

It’s easy to think of the electrical grid as the power plants, the high voltage lines, the transmission…
New sister Interoperability Center opens in Europe

December 14, 2015

As electric vehicle sales continue to rise around the world, the European Union opened the first European Interoperability…
Three new technologies to make energy cleaner, more efficient

November 25, 2015

PNNL leads one ARPA-E project, collaborates on two others Three technologies — a computational tool to improve power…
A beautiful defense for smart grids

November 2, 2015

The physical infrastructure of the U.S. electric grid is aging, overburdened and vulnerable to natural hazards. That’s not…
Sandia clean-energy assistance pilot is open for business

September 23, 2015

Small businesses in the clean-energy sector can apply for technical help from Sandia National Laboratories and other U.S.…
PNNL to tackle future grid challenges through new facility, capabilities

August 21, 2015

With the opening this week of the Systems Engineering Building at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National…
Power grid forecasting tool reduces costly errors

August 4, 2015

Accurately forecasting future electricity needs is tricky, with sudden weather changes and other variables impacting projections minute by…
California grid expected to maintain reliability despite drought

July 6, 2015

According to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), the bulk power system in California is not expected…
Scheduled 2015 U.S. capacity additions mostly wind and natural gas; retirements mostly coal

March 11, 2015

In 2015, electric generating companies expect to add more than 20 gigawatts (GW) of utility-scale generating capacity to…
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