Sandia National Laboratories
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Modernizing our electrical grid is a tremendous undertaking, requiring the coordination and collaboration of a wide range of stakeholders, including government, regulators, utilities, and—perhaps most importantly—the myriad of consumers.
View Sandia’s history of supporting grid modernization efforts: view timeline.
Sandia supports national efforts to modernize the electric grid by:
Our work in grid modeling, microgrids, distributed systems, and power electronics supports the increased use of renewable energy as well as better protection of critical energy infrastructure and assets. A modern electric grid will be the backbone of a decarbonized power system. Grid modernization is also critical to increase infrastructure resilience to the impacts of climate change.
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Renewable Energy and Distributed Systems Integration
Learn about Sandia’s Resilient Energy Systems Mission Campaign, which coordinates R&D to increase the resilience of our nation’s energy and critical infrastructure systems.
View the 2022 Grid Modernization & Energy Storage Program Accomplishments & Impacts report.
View the 2021 Grid Modernization & Energy Storage Program Accomplishments & Impacts report.
Search our recent articles and research on the Sandia National Laboratories’ publications database.
Grid Modernization and Energy Storage at Sandia
Energy Storage at Sandia: Overview
Advanced Grid Modeling at Sandia
Distributed Energy and Technologies Laboratory (DETL) virtual tour
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