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Summary of DOE Sessions on the Recovery Act Smart Grid Projects

Feb. 28, 2014

U.S. Department of Energy


On February 19-21, 2014 the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Power & Energy Society (PES) held its fifth annual Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT) conference. There were more than 500 participants from 41 countries. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) was invited to organize a series of six panel sessions featuring presentations on the results of smart grid projects under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). The purpose of this report is to summarize the information presented during the sessions and the key points raised during the group discussions that followed the presentations.

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