Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Interfaces of Electric Power and Energy Research Commercialization Project

The Interfaces of Electric Power and Energy Research program will leverage the energy‐related partnerships and programs established in the Swanson School of Engineering to develop novel cross‐cutting initiatives that will significantly contribute to addressing technical challenges facing the electric power and energy industry sector. The research activities will consist of the following projects: High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) and Medium Voltage Direct Current (MVDC) technology concepts and infrastructure development; integrated generation management concepts and renewable energy integration; Flexible AC Transmission System (FACTS) technology and energy storage development and applications; advanced power semi-conductor characterization; integrated control system and energy balancing development.