George Arnold of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been honored with a 2010 GridWeek Award for his work in advancing international Smart Grid cooperation and standards. Arnold, the National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability, will receive his award at a ceremony on Oct. 20, 2010, at the GridWeek 2010 conference in Washington, D.C.
Five individuals will receive GridWeek awards at the conference, held from October 18-21 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The annual conference aims to address the smart grid's impact on the economy, the electric utility infrastructure, consumers and the environment. For more information on the awards and conference, see the Oct. 13th, 2010, news announcement, "GridWeek Leadership Awards to Recognize Five Innovators For Vision and Contributions to Advancing the Smart Grid" at gridweek.com/2010/#2010-10-13