Grid Modernization and Storage Division

Welcome to the Grid Modernization and Storage Division of the American Solar Energy Society. Join us today!

Go to the Grid Modernization and Storage Division Forum (be sure to sign in).

Present day grid was designed and built at a time when power plants in central locations exclusively controlled a 1-way flow of electricity to consumers. A modern day grid needs to accommodate a 2-way flow of power. Grid modernization will provide the foundation that supports the reduction of CO2 in all sectors.

Our Goals

  • To reduce operational costs and increase efficiency
  • To keep energy costs affordable and to promote economic growth
  • To ensure energy remains reliably available and increasingly clean and sustainable
  • To lower consumers energy bills
  • To maximize the value of renewable energy generation
  • To empower consumers to have better control of their energy use and cost

Our Members

Our members include but not limited to the following:

  • Test Engineers
  • Renewable Energy Utility Engineers
  • Managers
  • Policy Makers
  • Students
  • Executives
  • Technicians, Operators and Maintenance Personnel etc.

Topics we consider

  • Grid modernization: The big picture
  • Grid modernization in distribution networks
  • Reliability and Quality
  • Laying the foundation for the next generation grid modernization architecture
  • Grid modernization architecture
  • Grid modernization and cyber security
  • Microgrids
  • Grid modernization and automation
  • Grid modernization deployment
  • Grid modernization operation etc.

How we communicate

  • Division forum
  • Division website
  • Division webinars
  • Seminars and conferences

How we build our community

  • Online resources
  • Coaching and mentorship
  • Volunteering opportunities

Upcoming Division Opportunities

  • Webinars
  • Networking with other members
  • Opportunity to attend the ASES conference. 
https://ases.org/conference/

Key Resources

  • Solar today articles
  • National Solar Conference

Leadership

Vice Chair:  Emily Moog ermoog@sandia.gov

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