CDE Industry Partners Program – May 19th, 2017

The Center for Distributed Energy (CDE) has been established at Georgia Tech with financial support from the Georgia Research Alliance and Georgia Tech to do advanced research and to develop technologies and holistic solutions that can transform electricity delivery and utilization. Research areas include power conversion, industrial applications, energy conservation, distributed energy resources, distributed control of the grid, security and communications in energy, as well as microgrids, dc nanogrids and energy access for emerging markets. CDE partners include utilities, industry, manufacturers, research organizations, start-ups, VCs and other academic institutions with interests in aligned areas. In addition to doing traditional forward-looking cutting-edge academic research, CDE is uniquely focused on accelerating and de-risking technologies so that they can see faster adoption and higher impact.
 

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Energy Thought Leaders Symposium – May 18th, 2017

The Energy Thought Leaders Symposium is being hosted by the Center for Distributed Energy at the Georgia Institute of Technology as an annual event that brings together global thought-leaders and provides an interactive forum to look at the issues, challenges, disruptions and opportunities that the energy sector needs to manage over the next decade, with a particular focus on electrical energy generation, delivery and utilization.

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IEEE Light-Up a Billion Smiles – November 10, 2016

IEEE Light-Up a Billion Smiles, launched by the IEEE Power Electronics Society, the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA), the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Georgia Tech’s Center for Distributed Energy and Delft University of Technology, aimed to fundamentally rethink how energy poverty could be eliminated globally over the next decade, from the bottom-up and in a sustainable manner. The program aims to harness the creativity, talent and passion of the global community, through a global competition slated for 2018 that can help align global efforts and metrics to achieve a common purpose.

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