IEEE, the world's largest professional organization dedicated to
advancing technology for humanity, today announced that Dr.
Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy for the U.S. Department of Energy
(DOE) will deliver the keynote address at the fifth annual IEEE Power &
Energy Society (PES) Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT)
Conference on Wednesday 19 February, 8:30 a.m. at the Grand Hyatt
Washington Hotel, Washington, D.C.
In addition, the IEEE
PES 2014 ISGT Conference will highlight results from several Smart
Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) projects funded by the DOE and the electric
power industry on 19 February. These sessions include reports on the
Integration of Distributed Energy Resources, Systems Integration and
"The U.S. Department of Energy is playing a major role in the
information being shared with conference attendees at this year's ISGT,"
said Saifur Rahman, IEEE PES ISGT conference chair. "Not only are we
showcasing SGIGs, but having the Secretary of Energy in attendance to
provide his insight on how smart grid technologies and standards are
being deployed to the benefit of society will be historic for the smart
As the U.S. Energy Secretary, Dr. Moniz is tasked with implementing
critical Department of Energy missions in support of President Obama's
goals of growing the eonomy, enhancing security and protecting the
environment. For more information on Dr. Moniz, please visit http://energy.gov/contributors/dr-ernest-moniz.
For more details on the IEEE PES 2014 ISGT Conference including a full
list of speakers, sessions and registration information, please visit http://ieee-isgt.org.
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About IEEE Power & Energy Society
The IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) is the leading provider of
scientific and engineering information on electric power & energy for
the betterment of society and a trusted resource dedicated to the
technical, informational, networking and professional development needs
of its members. With over 29,000 members around the globe representing
every facet of the electric power and energy industry, PES is at the
forefront of the rapidly changing technological advancements that impact
everyone's future. PES celebrated its 125th year of service in 2009.
Additional information on IEEE PES can be found at: http://www.ieee-pes.org
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