Craig Allwardt

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A major failure in the electricity infrastructure would almost certainly lead to significant societal disruption and massive economic losses. The reliable operation of the electricity infrastructure is an extremely challenging task because human operators have to consider thousands of possible configurations in near real time to choose the best option.(More)
In power grid operations, security is an essential component for any middleware platform. Security protects data against unwanted access as well as cyber attacks. GridOpticsTM Software System (GOSS) is an open source power grid analytics platform that facilitates ease of access between applications and data sources and promotes development of advanced(More)
New smart grid technologies are creating a significant potential for smart building systems to provide grid services to power system operators. Communication networks and advanced control systems are a necessary enabler of this new potential. VOLTTRON™ was designed as an open-source distributed control and sensing platform for integrating buildings(More)
The Transactional Network Platform (TNP) provides an open source reference platform for achieving the benefits of Transactional Energy. It allows researchers to effectively and efficiently implement their building control applications against a common message information exchange schema without having to build the underlying infrastructure for communicating(More)
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