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Building tools to protect America’s power grid
December 5, 2017

By August Schiess, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

PULLMAN, Wash. – When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in late September, it devastated the island’s power grid — and estimates suggest residents won’t have full power again until mid-December.

WSU researchers join power grid simulation spanning two continents
November 27, 2017

By Siddharth Vodna, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University recently took part in a live demonstration that connected eight laboratories across two continents to simulate the global electric power grid.

WSU researchers receive $2.3M to improve U.S. power grid design
August 14, 2017

By Erik Gomez, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a $2.3 million Department of Energy grant to more efficiently distribute power and better manage outages for the U.S. electric power grid.

What’s powering your devices?
June 1, 2017

Christine Horne photoBy Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Do Americans want to use more renewable energy?

Nov. 7: Power outage recovery, smart meters discussed
October 10, 2016

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

chen-ching-liu-webPULLMAN, Wash. – The reliability and resilience of power distribution systems will be presented by Washington State University professor Chen-Ching Liu at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in Goertzen Hall 21 as the free, public Anjan Bose Outstanding Researcher Lecture.

March 10: Energy summit a glimpse of future smart grid
March 7, 2016

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

ESICSPOKANE, Wash. – Researchers and industry leaders from around the U.S. will gather in Spokane this week for a glimpse of the future smart electric power grid.

Power-grid experts gather March 8-10
February 1, 2016

power-conferenceSPOKANE, Wash. – Hundreds of power and energy industry experts and visionaries will participate in the “Intelligence behind Smart Grids” conference March 8-10 at the historic Davenport Hotel in Spokane, Wash.

WSU developing distributed apps for smart power grid
December 1, 2015

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

srivastava-a-2011PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University is part of a $3.5 million U.S. Department of Energy project to create software applications for the smart electric power grid.

State advances as hotbed of energy innovation
November 2, 2015

Energy-Systems-Innovation-CenterPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University is a partner in a grant to research, develop and demonstrate technologies to create “smart” buildings, campuses and cities to better manage energy use.