Tuesday, 05 February, 2013
The University of Tennessee's Engineering Research Center, CURENT, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory are hosting a Department of Energy Workshop on February 5-6, 2013 at the Holiday Inn World's Fair Park Hotel.
The two research groups are convening to lay out a roadmap for DOE's Advanced Grid Modeling program, which will enhance power grid simulation tools, and ultimately lead to improvements in the way that scientists understand and develop new grid technology. The workshop has been organized by DOE's Infrastructure Modeling and Analysis Division.
Representatives from ORNL, DOE, UT, and a variety of industries will also be on campus to tour CURENT's research facilities in the Min H. Kao Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Building.
CURENT is UT's first NSF/DOE Engineering Research Center, and was established in 2011 to assist in improving the nation's chronically overstressed electric power grid.