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Modernizing the Smart Grid

The past two decades have seen rapid advancements in policy, technology and standards focused on modernizing the grid. Register for this webinar to learn about the smart grid, and get an overview of IEEE courses about the topic.



Originally presented: September 25, 2018
Duration: 1 hour
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Overview

The past two decades have seen rapid advancements in policy, technology and standards focused on modernizing the grid. The most important advancement, however, may well be in how the power industry's thinking has evolved. Today, a holistic view of grid modernization's ultimate goals and how to achieve them is taking hold. Join this webinar to learn about the smart grid, including the power industry's shift to holistic solutions, new methods of distribution and the modern market orientation of the power industry. Attendees will also learn about IEEE smart grid course offerings.

Key Takeaways

  • Understand grid modernization and the power industry's shift from simply adding devices and systems to holistic solutions
  • Learn about optimal smart grid operations
  • Discover exciting smart grid course modules offered by IEEE

Speaker

John D McDonald, Smart Grid Business Development Leader, IEEE

John McDonald is the Smart Grid Business Development Leader for GE Power's Grid Solutions business. John brings his 44 years of full-time work experience in electric power system automation to this course. John is a Life Fellow of IEEE, which he joined in 1971 as an undergraduate Electrical Engineering student at Purdue University. John was the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) President in 2006-2007, and has written 100 articles and papers and co-authored five books.