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.

What’s New

Announcement: AGI Day Agenda

AGI Newsletter Spring 2022 Edition 
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AGI Newsletter Spring 2022 Edition 
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Save the Date!  AGI Day is planned for August 31, 2022 View flyer here

April 26 2022 AGI ESIC Seminar: GridAPPSTM Distribution Management Platform for Advanced Distribution Systems Operations Event Flyer  View Video

March 29 2022 AGI ESIC Seminar:  Progress Towards Resilience Through Data-Driven Control
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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 Dee Marmo (Project Administrator PNNL)

Email address:

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