The Consortium for the Intelligent Management of the Electric Power Grid (CIMEG) was awarded a three-year $1.5 million grant from the Electric Power Research Institute and the Department of Defense to develop an intelligent management system for the nation`s electric power grid. The system, which would operate in a manner similar to a computer network, would help ensure reliability in times of severe natural disasters or other crises. No system currently exists to protect the integrity of the na
When the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued Orders 888 and 889 in 1996, many considered them the kick-off for a viable, competitive market in wholesale electric power, and they were.
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