Energy Department invests $7.5 million to improve electric grid

By Michelle Froese The Department of Energy (DOE) announced an award of $7.5 million for a joint U.S.-India 5-year project that will help advance the development of the power grid. The Indian Ministry of Science and Technology and industry partners will match DOE’s commitment, bringing the total commitment to $30 million.
To help pave the way to a more advanced distribution grid that will allow for greater use of distributed energy resources, such as microgrids, and energy storage, the new consortia will bring together experts from academia, DOE’s national laboratories, and industry.
This initiative, supported by DOE’s Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, builds

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