Role of the Smart Grid in Facilitating the Integration of Renewables

With the focus on environmental sustainability and energy security, power system planners are looking at renewable energy as supplements and alternatives. But such generation sources have their own challenges – primarily intermittency. It is expected that the smart grid – due to its inherent communication, …

ExCom/AdCom Meeting

Bimonthly Administrative Meeting IMPORTANT: This meeting will be call-in only. No dinner will be provided, and we will not be in the GTRI 5th Floor Conference Room. We will start the meeting promptly at 6:30. Call-in information: https://gtri.webex.com/gtri/j.php?MTID=m3b7a4d9f3eefaa681d1aa843bf8fe5b5 Agenda: 6:00 Dinner …

Celebrating Georgia Women in STEM

Atlanta WIE is co-hosting this event next Wednesday with several notable Georgia women in STEM, including Cassandra Wheeler, Regional Director for Georgia Power, and our own Theresa Brunasso, IEEE Region 3 Director-elect and engineering entrepreneur. In addition to hearing about their journeys, there will be …

The Impacts of Flexibility Enhancements on the Value of Gas Plant Operations

Abstract: The rapid increase of renewable generation and its anticipated continued growth requires greater operational flexibility in modern power systems. One of the methods to increase flexibility in the generation side is to enhance existing generators such as combined-cycle natural gas power plants which, …