TechConnect Innovation Program

Management and Operation of Grids: the Digital Power Grid

NJIT, New Jersey, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

We have examined a new grid concept - the digital power grid. Energy is coded and delivered the way information message is with the exception that no energy to be wasted. The electrical power is prioritized and targeted to particular addresses - no one else can use it.

Primary Application Area: Energy Management & Distribution

Technology Development Status: Concept

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 2

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: A paradigm shift to the current energy distribution. It is a secured, fair and just energy distribution mechanism that allows customers (users) to be ad-hock energy suppliers in a flip of a switch.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

Showcase Booth #: 953

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: N/A

Primary Sources of Funding: University

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners