Electricity Infrastructure Operations Center
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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