The 53-foot Smart Grid Training Lab of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) is a mobile training facility for electric utilities and other organizations interested in operating a smart grid. Operable on the grid or as a micro-grid, the lab can be powered by a traditional diesel generator and a renewable energy system. It includes battery storage and a smart inverter as well. Participants can operate up to six, inter-connected substations and an instructor station in the lab to practice distributed generation and microgrid skills.
Photo courtesy of Sherrie Gruder on location at 2018 Energy Fair, Custer