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December 12
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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WindSTAR and GRAPES: An NSF Industry-University Cooperative Research Center Webinar

December 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The goal of the Wind-Energy Science, Technology, and Research Center (WindSTAR) is to decrease cost and increase reliability at all stages of wind power plant development. Grid-connected Advanced Power Electronics Systems (GRAPES) seeks to accelerate the adoption and insertion of power electronics into the electric grid in order to improve system stability, flexibility, robustness, and economy.

This webinar will provide insights into WindSTAR and GRAPES’s operations, funding, intellectual property, project selection, and management.

Who Should Participate?

Representatives from

  • Company and National Laboratories;
  • University researchers with similar interests;
  • Government officials who support programs in this area;
  • And any company or organization exploring the economic possibilities and current technical restraints of intelligent storage.

Participation is free. 

More information to come soon.

Additional Information

Webinar: UIDP at

About the NSF IUCRC Centers Webinar Series: Hosted by Iowa State and UIDP, The NSF IUCRC Program is supporting a new initiative to feature up to 10 IUCRC Centers in public webinars hosted by Join us for bi-monthly, hour-long webinars to learn more about IUCRC Centers. During the webinars, leading researchers from the various sites will provide a brief overview of the current R&D efforts followed by an open discussion period where attendees can ask questions of the presenters.

For those unable to attend a webinar, all sessions will be recorded for future viewing. Participation is free.

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