Power Sector Transmission & Distribution Data Information Webinar Series: Topic 1: T&D Information Sharing

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and its partners, Los Alamos National Laboratory and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, bring you a four-part webinar series sponsored by the Department of Energy Office of Electricity to build awareness about power sector transmission and distribution data information.

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Wednesday, October 11 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (PDT)  (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT)


Title: T&D Information Sharing 

Date: Wednesday, October 11

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Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (PDT)/1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (EDT)

Host: Supriya Chinthavali (Group Leader, Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

The Topic 1 webinar will feature presentations on what transmission and distribution information is currently shared between utility networks and potential future standardized data exchanges needed for the reliable operation of the grid. Additionally, the current standards landscape for the utility industry and specific DER related data, distribution forecast data and load shedding will be discussed. Specifically, you will hear from subject matter experts in the following areas:

  • DOE's Grid Reliability Initiative Through Data Standardization (GRIDS)
  • COMMANDER Microgrids Network for Communication and Data Flows