November 7, 2017 – Today, the Working for Advanced Transmission Technology (WATT) coalition was launched to get more out of the power grid. NewGrid, Inc. is a founding member of the coalition, which brings together leading technology companies that have developed tools and processes to make the grid more reliable, flexible, and cost-effective. WATT technologies can save billions of dollars every year and improve the integration of clean energy at the same time. The new WATT coalition will work with policy makers and utilities on regulatory policies that save consumers money and allow clean energy delivery.For more details, please see the NewGrid News page or visit the WATT web page.
July 31, 2017 - Today, National Grid Electricity Transmission Ltd. released the 2016/2017 Network Innovation Allowance Annual Summary report, which showcases the benefits of transmission topology optimization. National Grid, the Great Britain System Operator, found the overall capacity for power flows on major constraints on their network could be increased by up to 12.3 percent through the use of topology optimization. The corresponding annual constraint cost savings in the Great Britain network are estimated to be £14-40 million.For more details, please see the NewGrid News page or the report.