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Resources

This page serves as a repository for products and deliverables created through the GMLC projects. It also contains guidance documents, as well as key accomplishments by the national laboratories toward grid modernization. lf you would like to add to this repository, please send a message to gmlc@hq.doe.gov.

For DOE grid modernization information, please visit DOE's Grid Modernization Initiative website

Title Summary Publication Datesort descending Type File/Link
Midwest Interconnection Seams Study

At the western edge of the American prairie, just east of the Rocky Mountains, lies a collection of electrical resources that string together the...

June 2017 Fact Sheet PDF icon Midwest Interconnection Seams Study
Clean Energy & Transactive Campus

Vast opportunities for improved reliability, consumer benefits, and energy efficiency exist at the buildings-to-grid nexus. Realizing those...

June 2017 Fact Sheet PDF icon Clean Energy & Transactive Campus
Multi-Scale Integration of Control Systems

Traditional grid operations and control systems rely on decoupled approaches to transmission, distribution, and local energy networks. This...

June 2017 Fact Sheet PDF icon Multi-Scale Integration of Control Systems
Grid Architecture at the Gas-Electric Interface

Significant changes have affected U.S. natural gas markets in the last several years. Environmental regulations and price pressures from newly...

June 2017 Report
Distribution Storage Networks

Distribution storage networks are interconnected distribution-level bulk energy storage devices that function as core infrastructure elements to...

June 2017 Report
GMLC Grid Services Master List

A number of the GMLC projects are concerned with grid operations, grid control, and use of new technologies. In particular, the use of Distributed...

July 2017 Report
GMLC 1.2.2 Interoperability Technical Review Meeting – Notes

This report contains the meeting notes from the GMLC Interoperability Technical Review Meeting held on May 10-11, 2017 at the American Electric...

July 2017 Meeting Notes PDF icon GMLC 1.2.2 Interoperability Technical Review Meeting – Notes
The Frequency-Watt Function: Simulation and Testing for the Hawaiian Electric Companies

This interim report describes research related to frequency-watt control of solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters conducted under the U.S. Department...

July 2017 Report PDF icon 1.3.29-68884.pdf
Glossary of Power Systems Terms August 2017 Report
DER Siting and Optimization Tool for California

The State of California is pursuing aggressive goals for integrating 15 gigawatts of distributed energy resources (DERs), including 12 gigawatts...

October 2017 Fact Sheet PDF icon DER Siting and Optimization Tool for California
Grid Analysis and Design for Energy and Infrastructure Resiliency for New Orleans

The heightened risk coastal cities like New Orleans, Lousiana (NOLA) encounter from hurricanes, floods, and other natural disasters is never...

October 2017 Fact Sheet PDF icon Grid Analysis and Design for Energy and Infrastructure Resiliency for New Orleans
Standards and Test Procedures for Interconnection and Interoperability

Next-generation smart grid technologies include distributed generation, battery storage, electric vehicles, and dispatchable loads, among others....

October 2017 Fact Sheet PDF icon Standards and Test Procedures for Interconnection and Interoperability
Definitions, Standards, and Test Procedures for Grid Services from Devices

The nation’s energy consumption is increasing significantly as use of electronic devices and the desire for creature comforts become more...

October 2017 Fact Sheet PDF icon Definitions, Standards, and Test Procedures for Grid Services from Devices
Advanced Sensor Development

Increased situational awareness of the vast U.S. electrical system is critical for achieving the grid modernization objectives of reducing outage...

October 2017 Fact Sheet PDF icon Advanced Sensor Development
Integrated Multiscale Data Analytics and Machine Learning for the Grid

Advances in and reduced costs for computing, memory, and communications technologies have resulted in an abundance of raw data from new sensing...

October 2017 Fact Sheet PDF icon Integrated Multiscale Data Analytics and Machine Learning for the Grid
Control Theory

The increasing penetration of stochastic and variable renewable power generation (both centralized and distributed) in many electrical...

October 2017 Fact Sheet PDF icon Control Theory
Development of Integrated Transmission, Distribution, and Communications Models

Industry must better understand the interdependencies among grid subsystems—the transmission, distribution, and communication, or TDC, domains—...

October 2017 Fact Sheet PDF icon Development of Integrated Transmission, Distribution, and Communications Models
Extreme Event Modeling

Extreme weather events like Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Katrina, and the 2003 Northeast blackout, provide hard evidence of the enormous threats...

October 2017 Fact Sheet PDF icon Extreme Event Modeling
Computational Science for Grid Management

Electric utilities and operators of the modern grid face complex challenges. For example, distributed energy leads to greater uncertainty of...

October 2017 Fact Sheet PDF icon Computational Science for Grid Management
Threat Detection and Response with Data Analytics

Large amounts of data related to regional outages, cyber health, distribution sensors, and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) are gathered...

October 2017 Fact Sheet PDF icon Threat Detection and Response with Data Analytics

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