The Advanced Grid Institute

The WSU-PNNL Advanced Grid Institute is a joint research collaboration of Washington State University and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

Our mission
To promote the research and evolution of advanced grid modeling to support planning and operations of complex power systems of the future and its workforce.

Our vision
To be recognized as a leading engineering source that will enhance the North American power system and will influence the rest of the world.

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AGI Newsletter Spring 2023 Edition
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April 25, 2023 AGI ESIC Seminar: Resilient Communities via Risk-driven Infrastructure Planning and Automated Restoration
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March 28, 2023 AGI ESIC Seminar: Transactive Energy: Incentive-based Coordination Strategies for Enabling DERs to Provide Grid Services
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February 28, 2023 AGI ESIC Seminar: Pathways to net-zero in the Western US considering the impacts of climate change, resilience to climate extremes, and equity strategies
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January 31 2023 AGI ESIC Seminar: Attack Graph Driven Cyber-Physical System (CPS) Resilient Assessment
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AGI Newsletter Winter 2023 Edition
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AGI-ESIC Spring 2023 Seminar Dates and Topics

November 29 2022 AGI ESIC Seminar: Pacific Northwest Regional Study on Generation Options for Reliability and Resiliency
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October 25 2022 AGI ESIC Seminar: Resilience to Energy Supply & Demand Changes
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AGI Newsletter Fall 2022 Edition 
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The Institute combines complementary expertise from PNNL and WSU in the fields of advanced grid modeling, wide-area measurements, demand response, energy storage, grid architecture, cybersecurity, and power system reliability research. The goal: enhance the resilience of the power grid to withstand all hazards, including natural disasters and malicious threats.


The WSU-PNNL Advanced Grid Institute offers researchers, students, and industry partners access to some of the world’s most advanced analytical instrumentation and simulation tools, as well as the opportunity to collaborate with nationally recognized experts in power grid science and engineering.

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For additional information on the WSU-PNNL Advanced Grid Institute, please email Noel Schulz (Co-Director), Jeff Dagle (Co-Director), Linda Howell (Administration and Communications Coordinator WSU) or Alicia Kennedy (Project Administrator PNNL)

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Mailing address:
Advanced Grid Institute
c/o Co-Director Noel Schulz
Washington State University Pullman
School of EECS
P.O. Box 642752
Pullman, WA 99164-2752