By Duotong Yang, Dominion Energy
Utilities today are experiencing large-scale retirement of existing traditional generation and a switch to more renewable generation sources, such as solar and wind. As a result of these widespread changes, the North American grid is becoming much more complex, both in planning and operation.
by Farrokh Rahimi, Ph.D., Senior VP, OATI
In its decade long existence, the IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technology (ISGT) conference has spread in geographical scope and expanded in topical coverage. ISGT conferences are now held in different parts of the globe (North America, Asia, Europe, and Latin America) at different times of the year annually or biannually. The ISGT conferences in 2019 are schedules are as follows:
- ISGT North America (ISGT NA); February 17- 20, 2019; Washington D.C.
- ISGT Asia: May 21 – 24, 2019; Chengdu, China
- ISGT Latin America: September 15-18, 2019; Gramado City, Brazil
- ISGT Europe: September 29 – October 2, 2019; Bucharest, Romania
By Dr. Ron Melton, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Electricity Infrastructure Integration
The Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference in 2010 marked the start of a dialog about taking advantage of smart grid technology to address challenges in electric power systems. Motivated by the activities funded by the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act the conference was organized as a forum for those developing and applying technology to share experiences and discuss the road ahead.