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Vanderbilt to collaborate on $4.8 million ARPA-E microgrid control project

Feb. 17, 2022—Vanderbilt computer engineers will collaborate with colleagues at North Carolina State University on a new $4.8 million project to develop technology to co-design and control microgrids. The award was among 68 grants exceeding $175 million announced this week by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). The research and development projects are...

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Engineering researchers extend software-development efforts for sustainable microgrids through $2.5 million DoD project

Sep. 16, 2020—Gabor Karsai, professor of electrical engineering, computer science and computer engineering at Vanderbilt University, is leading a $2.5 million project to develop advanced software to manage microgrids, the relatively small energy systems that rely on local energy generation and storage. This latest effort marks the continuation of an earlier project with the U.S. Department of...

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