The Department has funded an effort at the Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC) entitled The Future Grid to Enable Sustainable Energy Systems. The initiative investigates the requirements of an electric grid with high penetrations of sustainable energy systems and heavy reliance on cyber systems for sensing and communication.
PSERC is offering a free, public webinar series to present progress reports from the Future Grid Initiative. The topics for March and April are below. Click on the individual links for a PDF about each webinar.
March 5, 2013 2–3:15 pm ET: Education for Workforce Development
April 2, 2013 2–3 pm ET: Engineering Resilient Cyber-Physical Systems
More information is available on PSERC's website.