GridEd is a collaborative consisting of the Electric Power Research Institute, four universities, and ten utility partners.  As one of four consortia funded by the Department of Energy’s Grid Engineering for Accelerated Renewable Energy Deployment (GEARED) initiative, GridEd leverages utility industry R&D results with power engineering educational expertise in the area of distributed renewable energy integration to educate the next generation of power system engineers by transforming high level research results into a variety of educational products appropriate for different levels of knowledge, needs, and interests of the age-diverse electric utility workforce.