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The National Science Foundation Center for Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) has awarded a $5 million grant to New Mexico State University (NMSU) for smart grid research.

The CREST grant will be used for a partnership between the university's College of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences, according to article on NMSU's website. The research will be conducted through the newly established interdisciplinary Center for Research Excellence in Design of Intelligent Technologies for Smart Grids.

Projects funded by the grant focus on energy delivery, monitoring and pattern discovery; agent-based coordination; and communication.

Read the full NMSU article here.

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