Category Archives: Energy

Our electric grid is remarkably robust, but the next big storm or calamity can still bring costly, disruptive power outages. An entirely new way to monitor the flow of electricity through the grid is giving us deeper insight into its operating state – knowledge that can diminish outages and increase stability.

Sutardja Dai Hall Demand Response

Sutardja Dai Hall

Sutardja Dai Hall, CITRIS headquarters at UC Berkeley, has been outfitted as a demand-response technology testbed. The goal: to develop intelligent control of its electricity load, and reduce peak demand by at least 30%. Sutardja Dai Hall Starting with the building’s modern energy-management system, the project’s strategy is to mine increasingly granular data via extensive […]