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NIST Transactive Energy Modeling and Simulation Challenge for the Smart Grid (TE) Kick-Off

On September 10-11, NIST in collaboration with federal partners and industry hosted the NIST Transactive Energy Modeling and Simulation Challenge for the Smart Grid (TE) Kick-Off.

The evolving smart grid, with increased use of renewable energy generation technologies, offers the potential for significant efficiency improvements through market-based transactive exchanges between energy producers and energy consumers. To understand this potential and support technology developers and policy makers, the smartgrid community will require simulation tools and platforms that can be used to explore the impact of alternative ways to create and operate transactive energy systems.

The TE Challenge will bring researchers and companies with simulation tools together with utilities, product developers, and other grid stakeholders to create and demonstrate modeling and simulation platforms while applying TE approaches to real grid problems. The products of the challenge will help industry understand the potential for TE and create a path for real-world trial implementations.

For more information on the challenge, please visit our TE Challenge Website.

Summary Report from TE Challenge Kick Off Sept. 10-11, 2015 (Added 12/4/15)

Please see Final Agenda

Agenda for Thursday morning session presentations:

Holiday Inn - Gaithersburg
2 Montgomery Village Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
$125/night
Continental Breakfast and Shuttle to and from NIST Included

If you are not registered, you will not be allowed on site. Registered attendees will receive security and campus instructions prior to the workshop.

NON U.S. CITIZENS PLEASE NOTE: All foreign national visitors who do not have permanent resident status and who wish to register for the above meeting must supply additional information. Failure to provide this information prior to arrival will result, at a minimum, in significant delays (up to 24 hours) in entering the facility. Authority to gather this information is derived from United States Department of Commerce Department Administrative Order (DAO) number 207-12. When registration is open, the required NIST-1260 form will be available as well.

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Created July 27, 2015, Updated April 3, 2018