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VERDE: Visualizing Energy Resources Dynamically on Earth

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Technology Marketing Summary

VERDE is a software application utilizing the Google Earth(c) platform to provide real time visualization of the electric power grid. NOTE: This is no longer available for licensing.


VERDE is capable of layering different types of information on top of one another in order to provide the user with visualization of a complex situation. VERDE is also capable of modeling future conditions and could be used to predict outcomes resulting from specific inputs. VERDE will primarily be used to provide wide-area, real-time electric grid situational awareness. It may also be used for predictive analysis, status awareness, and information sharing. NOTE: This is no longer available for licensing.

  • Many layers of information visible all at one time
  • Utilization of Google Earth© platform for a more effective visualization experience
Applications and Industries
  • Real Time Power Grid Monitoring
  • Transmission Problem Visualization along with Weather
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Traffic Visualization
  • General Situational Awareness
More Information

Patent application in process

Technology Status
Technology IDDevelopment StageAvailabilityPublishedLast Updated
ORNL ID#2039Production - pilot scaleAvailable01/22/201002/02/2010

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