PESD receives $100K in research funding from EPRIAnnouncement
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) awarded $100K to fund PESD's research project on "Transmission Planning to Support Renewable Energy at Scale and Enhance Wholesale Electricity Competition."
Wolak's comment to NYT's Room for Debate question: "Can the U.S. Compete with China on Green Tech?"in the news: New York Times on January 19, 2011
PESD Director Frank Wolak participated in the New York Times’ Room for Debate about whether the U.S. can compete with China on green tech and the obstacles facing American companies trying to win the front on clean energy in the global market.
The TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy has awarded four research grants totaling $1.2 million to Stanford University researchers for smart power grid related studies. One of the four grants went to a PESD-led project that will help regulators overcome barriers to the development of electricity transmission lines needed to facilitate renewable energy deployment. Read more »
PowerCentsDC smart grid project concluded ealier this month with analysis by PESD Director Frank Wolakin the news: www.emeter.com
The first smart meter pilot program in the electric utility industry to test an integrated Smart Grid combination of consumer engagement practices, dynamic pricing, and smart appliance control concluded on September 9, 2010. This program's results were analyzed by PESD Director Frank Wolak.
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Wolak's smart grid research cited in The Wall Street Journal Digital Networkin the news: The Wall Street Journal Digital Network on July 1, 2010
PESD Director Frank Wolak's analysis on the PowerCents DC program was highlighted in the Wall Street Journal's Market Watch July 1st post - eMeter to Brief Federal Officials on PowerCents DC Smart Grid Pilot Results.
PESD Director Frank Wolak delivers keynote at Agrion Business Network for Energy Event
PESD Director Frank Wolak delivered his presentation on "Symmetric Treatment of Load and Generation: A Necessary Condition for Demand Response to Benefit Wholesale Market Efficiency and Manage Intermittency" in his keynote for Agrion's "The Missing Link: Constructing a Dynamic Pricing Plan for a Smarter Grid" event on June 9, 2010.
PESD Director Frank Wolak travels to the White House for the Energy Innovation Conference
At the request of the Kauffman Foundation, PESD director Frank Wolak compiled a list of state and local regulatory barriers that restrain the commercialization of technologies that would reduce the carbon content of energy services consumed in the United States.
- » Regulatory Barriers to Lowering the Carbon Content of Energy Services
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