Arctic Grid & Renewable Energy Technologies 2020-03-12T23:47:12+00:00

Arctic Grid & Renewable Energy Technologies

Arctic Grid & Renewable Energy Technologies

Access to affordable and resilient electricity is a challenge for many Alaska communities, and that harsh environment provides a useful proving ground for new energy technologies, such as advanced power electronics and resilient systems, that could eventually be applied to the rest of the grid.

What We Do

Sandia and its partners are researching how emerging renewable energy and grid-integration technologies perform in remote parts of Alaska that experience harsh arctic conditions, including wide temperature cycles, grid power-quality issues, and geomagnetic disturbances.

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Sandia’s Renewable and Distributed Systems Integration R&D Program draws upon world-class expertise in grid analysis, cybersecurity, complex systems, optimization, controls, power electronics, as well as enabling technologies such as energy storage and microgrids.