The Grid Technologies Collaborative (GTC) is an industry-university-government integrated research and development group that advances the state-of-the-art in transmission and distribution system level power electronics technologies. Participants in the collaborative include industry partners and researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory Regional University Alliance (NETL-RUA)1 and the University Energy Partnership (UEP).2 The GTC executes a comprehensive program of fundamental research; technology development, simulation and modeling, testing, and commercialization; and professional training for the advanced grid technologies sector.
The GTC engages in three primary activities:
Collaborative research efforts between the partnered universities include:
GTC Partner Organizations