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Standards Development Plan for 'Smart Grid' Announced
Release Date: 10/06/2009

On Sept. 24, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke announced an accelerated plan for developing standards to transform the U.S. power distribution system … more

Commerce Secretary Unveils Plan for Smart Grid Interoperability
Release Date: 09/24/2009

Photo: NASA/DMSP download a high-resolution version WASHINGTON – Commerce Secretary Gary Locke today unveiled an accelerated plan for developing … more

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to Present Major Report on Smart Grid Interoperability Standards
Release Date: 09/17/2009

NIST to Host Detailed Briefing Following Report’s Unveiling WASHINGTON—U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and the National Institute of Standards … more

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to Present Major Report on Smart Grid Interoperability Standards
Release Date: 09/17/2009

NIST to Host Detailed Briefing Following Report’s Unveiling WASHINGTON—U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and the National Institute of Standards … more

With Three New Reference Materials, NIST Gets the Dirt on Soil
Release Date: 08/25/2009

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued three new certified reference materials for soil. Intended for use as … more

Safer, Denser Acetylene Storage in an Organic Framework
Release Date: 08/25/2009

The century-old challenge of transporting acetylene may have been solved in principle by a team of scientists working at the National Institute of … more

NIST Awards Contract to Sustain Fast Track Development of Smart Grid Standards
Release Date: 08/21/2009

GAITHERSBURG, Md. —The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced today that EnerNex Corporation, … more

First Report from New Nuclear Energy Standards Group Released
Release Date: 08/11/2009

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) have published a report on the … more

Recent NIST Smart Grid Testimony
Release Date: 07/28/2009

NIST’s work on standards and cyber security for a nationwide “smart” electric power grid was featured in recent congressional testimony. On July … more

NIST Announces Third Smart Grid Public Workshop, Aug. 3-4
Release Date: 07/24/2009

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced a third major stakeholders … more

Federal Energy Regulation Commission Issues Smart Grid Policy Statement
Release Date: 07/17/2009

On July 16, the Federal Energy Regulation Commission (FERC) issued a new policy statement that provides "guidance regarding the development of a … more

NIST Seeks Comments on Smart Grid Report
Release Date: 06/30/2009

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting public comment on a draft report* that identifies issues and proposes … more

Locke, Chu Announce Significant Steps in Smart Grid Development
Release Date: 05/20/2009

On May 18, 2009, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced significant progress that will help expedite … more

NIST Public Workshop Set to Advance Smart Grid Development
Release Date: 05/14/2009

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host a second major Smart Grid workshop, … more

New Study: Home Energy Savings Are Made in the Shade
Release Date: 05/05/2009

Trees positioned to shade the west and south sides of a house may decrease summertime electric bills by 5 percent on average, according to a … more

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