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Electricity Infrastructure Operations Center

EIOC training room
The Electricity Infrastructure Operations Center is available to utilities, vendors, government agencies and universities interested in research, development or training.

Building upon our expertise in electricity transmission and distribution, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has invested in bringing together industry software, real-time grid data and advanced computation into a functional control room. This unique integrated energy operations capability was shaped with input from utilities and researchers across the Northwest. The results and new technologies developed here will be transferable across the industry and address the national need to better manage and control the grid.

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August 2003 blackout photo

Power Grid Stability

During the blackout of August, 2003, computers were continuously presenting information to the operators on power grid status. Find out what really went on during the two biggest blackouts in the history of the North American power grid.
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Power grid interconnection map

Visualization in Power

How easy is it to find a needle in a haystack? If you've got the latest technology from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's visualization center combined with expert power systems knowledge, you're well on your way.
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GridFriendly technology printed circuit baords

Bringing Power to the People

Help your utility avoid costly substation upgrades and get a lower rate in return. Sound too good to be true? Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are field testing technologies that could make this scenario a reality.
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