The Internet of Things: Advanced Smart Inverters for Solar & Distributed Energy
This webinar, presented by Frances Bell, will dive into the smart control capabilities of today's smart inverters, then discuss the new research and pilot projects SolarCity is implementing to drive smart inverter capabilities further.
Frances Bell is a Senior Power Systems Engineer at SolarCity working to create a stable, dynamically controlled grid using Distributed Energy Resources. Specifically, she is developing inverter capabilities for resilient, real-time control of distribution resources through implementing pilot projects, collaborating on new research, and contributing to creating smart inverter standards.
Prior to joining SolarCity, Frances worked at PG&E as a transmission planning engineer contributing to the California transmission planning process as well as piloting new power electronics capabilities on the PG&E system. Her background is in power electronics advancement and developing strategic methodologies for implementing new technology on the grid. Frances has a Bachelors of Science from Smith College and a Masters in Power Systems Engineering from Tufts University.
Publication Year: 2015
Earn 1 Professional Development Hour (PDH) for completing the webinar