NREL advances critical science and technology through innovative research and development to improve the nation's electrical grid infrastructure, making it more flexible, reliable, resilient, secure, and sustainable.

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The Powered By series is a monthly informational webinar series featuring an NREL grid planning and analysis tool and the ways it can be used to solve power grid challenges.

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Tell Me Something Grid Series

Meet some of NREL’s experts in grid modernization and explore their research in shaping the electric grid of the future.

NREL grid research is led by the Power Systems Engineering Center under the direction of Ben Kroposki and the Grid Planning and Analysis Center under the direction of Jaquelin Cochran. These centers are part of the Energy Systems Integration directorate, led by Associate Laboratory Director Juan Torres. NREL's grid research is aligned with the U.S. Department of Energy's Grid Modernization Initiative as part of the Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium.