With a series of real-world deployment case studies and technical workshops, Enernex, LADWP/USC, PG&E and SMUD will augment the unprecedented program of sessions at The Networked Grid 2010.

This is Greentech Media's premier two-day Summit event covering next-generation smart grid infrastructure and applications, scheduled for May 18th and 19th at the Hyatt Grand Champions Resort, Villas and Spa in Palm Springs, CA.

Find out more about The Networked Grid 2010 here and register today!

Workshop Details:

Erich Gunther, Chairman and CTO of Enernex Corporation, an electric power engineering and consulting firm, will lead a two-hour technical tutorial designed to provide a detailed understanding of many of the technological and architectural issues surrounding both the power infrastructure layer and the network communications layer of end-to-end smart grids.

Jim Parks, Program Manager of Energy Efficiency and Customer R&D at SMUD, Sacramento Municipal Utility District, will present a case study of SMUD's efforts to win ARRA funding from the Federal Government and how they have implemented the program thus far.

Lou Fusco, Director of Engineering and Technology at PG&E will present a case study on applications in support of PG&E's smart grid efforsts. Specifically, Mr. Fusco will touch on the Pacific AC Intertie RAS (PACI), a critical infrastructure for stabilizing the Western North American power grid; and Substation Modular Protection and Control (MPAC), yielding improved efficiency, reliability, cost savings, safety and compliance.

Donald Paul, Executive Director of the USC Energy Institute, working in conjunction with LADWP, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, will present a case study of LADWP/USC's innovative, end-to-end smart grid pilot deployment throughout the entire University of Southern California footprint.

In addition, industry visionaries from Accenture, Aclara, Balance Energy, Battery Ventures, Best Buy, Better Place, Cisco, Comverge, Control4, Coulomb Technologies, CPower, CPUC, The Demand Response & Smart Grid Coalition, Duke Energy, ecobee, EcoFactor, EDSA, eMeter, EnergyHub, Enernex, EnerNOC, Foundation Capital, Full Spectrum, GridPoint, Grid Net, The GridWise Alliance, IBM, Itron, Johnson Controls, LADWP, Marvell, Metrum Technologies, MMB Research, North Highland, OPOWER, Oracle, People Power, PG&E, Proximetry, Redwood Systems, Revere Security, S&C Electric, SAIC, Schneider Electric, SCE, SDG&E, Securicon, Siemens, Silver Spring Networks, SmartSynch, SMUD, Telvent, Tendril, Tesla Motors, Verizon, USC and more will be on hand at the conference.

The full speaker line-up can be viewed here.

The full agenda for The Networked Grid 2010 can be found here.

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