About Working Groups

Learn more about the groups behind this event

What Are SEPA Working Groups?

SEPA brings together multi-stakeholder members in Working Groups to focus on industry-related topics of strategic importance. They are open to all SEPA members and are designed to provide them with an active and collaborative role in results-focused work with the goal to forward specific technologies.

How to Join

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Available SEPA Working Groups

To see the full list including task forces and subcommittees, go to groups.sepapower.org.

Electric Vehicle
Focuses on utilities’ role in deployment of EVs, smart charging infrastructure trends, business models, & strategies across all classes of vehicles.
Testing & Certification
Develops & facilitates testing & certification frameworks for smart grid standards & sharing best practices.
Microgrids
Identifies new business models, explores regulatory & financial innovations, addresses standards gaps and defines use cases driving new system requirements.
EM Interoperability
Full name: Electromagnetic Interoperability Issues
Investigates electromagnetic (EM) interoperability of Smart Grid elements to protect against detrimental effects of electromagnetic interference.
Cybersecurity

Pinpoint gaps / challenges ensuring security of data & connected hardware. Sevelops implementation strategies and standards for SEPA’s Catalog of Standards adoption.

Energy Storage
Experienced utilities & industry solution providers explore energy storage to identify challenges & disseminate best practices.
Transactive Energy
Develops tools & techniques advancing understanding & application of TE concepts to enable high penetrations of DERs.
Community Solar

Addresses shared renewables model & associated challenges.

Grid Architecture
Provides recommendations for grid architecture & IT enterprise architecture to mitigate uncertainties & risk.