Research & Additional Links

New York State's “Reforming the Energy Vision”, of which  Energy Smart Tompkins is a part: http://rev.ny.gov/

The Smart Grid Consortium is a unique public-private partnership made up of major utilities, technology developers, academic and research institutions, and government and quasi-government entities.
http://nyssmartgrid.com/

Recording of recent presentations at a major conference on Reforming the Energy Vision: https://www.greentechmedia.com/squared/read/Watch-the-Live-Broadcast-from-New-York-REV-Future-2016-This-Week

A U.S. Department of Energy report on the results of tests on smart meters and related variable pricing programs
https://www.smartgrid.gov/files/peak_demand_report_final_12-13-2012.pdf

An independent research study from Europe which collected and compared a large number of pilots to demonstrate repeated and consistent results and give answers to a wide variety of concerns:
http://esmig.eu/sites/default/files/2011.10.12_empower_demand_report_final.pdf

A recent newspaper article on the Cornell research teams working as part of the Energy Smart Tompkins
http://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/2016/09/cornell-researchers-aim-unleash-smart-meter-potential

California Council on Science and Technology report written in response to California legislators’ request to understand more about the debate over whether smart meters present adverse health effects. 
http://ccst.us/publications/2011/2011smart-final.pdf

Distributed Energy Resources 101.The energy industry’s focus on DERs is a function of how important it’s become to understand the potential capabilities they have to offer. In 2015, U.S. electric utilities spent $103 billion in capital expenditures to maintain and upgrade the grid — and they now expect average annual spending of around $100 billion through 2018, even as growth in electricity demand slows.

https://sepapower.org/knowledge/distributed-energy...

Ever wonder how the USA's electric grid works? EPA has a comprehensive powerpoint on this topic, including explanation of a lot of terminology. Check out Electricity 101.

https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2015-07...

Contact

Rosalyn Bandy
Energy Smart Community Liaison
energysmartcommunity@cornell.edu
607-220-3563

Last updated March 29, 2017