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Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) Project Description


U.S. Department of Energy


Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in collaboration with Exelon, the Galvin Electricity Initiative (GEI), S&C Electric and other key partners (the team) propose to develop, demonstrate, promote, and commercialize a and supporting technologies that will achieve "Perfect Power" at the main campus of IIT. This will be a self healing, learning and self-aware Smart Grid that identifies and isolates faults, reroutes power to accommodate changes and generation, and dispatches generation and reduces based on price signals, weather forecasts, and loss of grid power.

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