Recent News & Events

05/19/2014: DRRC Annual Report 2013

The DRRC's 2013 Annual Report has been published!

To read more about the DRRC's activities in advancing grid integration through research, development, demonstration, and deployment, please download the report. 

05/13/2014: IPKeys, PJM, Walmart, BerkeleyLab and Schneider Electric Demonstrate Energy Management Advances with OpenADR 2.0b Market Pilots

Published by Sys-Con Media.

04/29/2014: Why utilities MUST take on EV charging themselves (and the right way to do it)

Published by SmartGridNews.com.

A few years back, many utilities feared the onset of electric vehicles (EVs). They were concerned about peak load impacts. And about damage to overloaded transformers from nighttime charging.

04/01/2014: EETD’s Vehicle-to-Grid Simulator Will Help Plug-In Electric Vehicles Become an Electric Grid Resource

Plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) are here, and more are coming. By 2013, 100,000 PEVs were sold in the United States, and the number is growing.

03/01/2014: OpenADR Standard Published as an International Publicly Available Specification

In February, Open Automated Demand Response (OpenADR) achieved another milestone toward becoming an international standard when the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), a renowned standards development organization, released a profile of Op

05/17/2013: Webinar: Home Area Network (HAN) Security Considerations

Webinar: Home Area Network (HAN) Security Considerations

Thurs., May 23, 2013, 11:00AM - 12:00PM PST

05/06/2013: The Demand to Grid Lab: Testing and Demonstrating Smart Grid and Customer Technologies in Berkeley Lab

At the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) Guest House, guests who have business with Berkeley Lab can get a comfortable night's sleep—while experiencing a living example of some of the laboratory's scientific research.

01/29/2013: GridWise® Architecture Council Awards Outstanding Technical Papers at Grid-Interop 2012

The GridWise® Architecture Council, or GWAC, recognized four outstanding technical papers at this year’s Grid-Interop Forum.

01/22/2013: Enlisting Data Centers in the Campaign Against Energy Costs

When robber Willie Sutton wanted some quick cash, he went where the money was—banks. By the same principle, though more benignly, when utilities want to save energy, they head to where the demand is — including big data centers.

12/13/2012: OpenADR Continues to Move the Smart Grid Forward

Open Automated Demand Response (OpenADR)—the standard for open automation of building electricity demand response and price communications—has gained considerable attention since it emerged from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's (Berkeley Lab's

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