This webinar by IEEE Smart Grid Expert John McDonald will provide a basic introduction to Smart Grid from multiple stakeholder perspectives. It will cover the Smart Grid principles, which accommodate all generation types including renewable and energy storage options. The webinar will explore several key concept and topics, including: The NIST Conceptual Model and its domains and interfaces. The current state of Smart Grid applications and how these drive infrastructure requirements. Smart Metering and monitoring equipment used by Smart Grid applications in the network to generate data for analysis. Issues involved with the integration of Smart Grid elements into utility operations. The technology and techniques of Smart Grid cyber security. The Smart Grid standards framework and the challenges associated with it. An overview of Smart Grid network communications and the data needed in/out of the network.