Sustainable grid architectures have the potential to reduce peak demand, greenhouse gas emissions, and electricity costs. They can also increase energy efficiency and conservation, better incorporate generation from renewable sources, and provide real-time information to utilities and consumers.
The TomKat Center's first round of research grants funded the following seed projects:
In 2010, 2011, and 2015, TomKat requested seed grant proposals on a specific topic. This approach broadens the potential impact of the work through cross-interaction with peers from other disciplines. The TomKat Center has funded research in the following themes: