Initiatives that catalyze the industry to modernize the grid.
Department of Energy's Advanced Office of Electricity activities accelerate discovery and innovation in electric transmission and distribution technologies and create "next generation" devices, software, tools, and techniques to help modernize the electric grid.
Grid Talk is a podcast featuring the leaders and innovators shaping the 21st century grid.Learn More
The Voices of Experience collects the valuable insights and advice from utilities working the challenges, interconnecting the new resources, and testing the emerging technology.Learn More
Voices of Experience
What is a smart grid?
The technologies, equipment, and controls that allow for two-way communication between the utility and its customers, and the sensing along the transmission lines is what makes the grid "smart."Learn More