Energy Department Invests $7.5 Million to Improve Electric Grid Reliability and Resiliency
- Written by US DOE
The Department of Energy (DOE) announced an award of $7.5 million for a joint U.S.-India five-year project that will help advance the development of the power grid. The Indian Ministry of Science and Technology and industry partners will match DOE’s commitment, bringing the total commitment to $30 million. The U.S.-India Collaborative for Smart Distribution System wIth Storage (UI-ASSIST) will help pave the way to a more advanced distribution grid that will allow for greater use of distributed energy resources, such as microgrids, and energy storage.