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

Title Summary Publication Datesort ascending Type File/Link
Dynamic Contingency Analysis for Cascading Failures

With funding from DOE’s Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability and in partnership with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (...

August 2016 Pre-GMLC Highlight PDF icon GMLC DCAT-fnl.pdf
NREL + Duke Energy Test Voltage Control for Distributed Solar

Duke Energy partnered with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and DMS vendor GE Grid Solutions (formerly Alstom Grid) to better...

August 2016 Pre-GMLC Highlight PDF icon GMLC DukeGE-fnl.pdf
Outsmarting Storms in Chattanooga

Through a DOE Smart Grid Investment Grant, EPB secured funding to accelerate the modernization of their power infrastructure, including:

August 2016 Pre-GMLC Highlight PDF icon GMLC EPB-Chattanooga-fnl.pdf
Eastern Renewable Generation Integration Study

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) convened the Eastern Renewable Generation Integration Study—or ERGIS—a high-performance computing...

August 2016 Pre-GMLC Highlight PDF icon GMLC ERGIS-fnl.pdf
Mode Meter: Keeping Oscillations in Check

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory joined with colleagues at Montana Tech and the University of Wyoming to develop Mode Meter....

August 2016 Pre-GMLC Highlight PDF icon GMLC Mode Meter-fnl.pdf
Reforming New York’s Energy Vision

Recognizing trends in technological innovation and system security, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo established the Reforming the Energy Vision...

August 2016 Pre-GMLC Highlight PDF icon GMLC NewYorkREV-fnl.pdf
New Jersey TransitGrid Protects Critical Assets

Following Superstorm Sandy, rebuild efforts led by rail operators, including the NJ Transit Corporation, focused on protecting transportation...

August 2016 Pre-GMLC Highlight PDF icon GMLC NJ TransitGrid-fnl.pdf
Power Model Integrator Reduces Forecasting Errors

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory developed a software tool that greatly improves the accuracy of net interchange predictions....

August 2016 Pre-GMLC Highlight PDF icon GMLC PowerModelIntegrator-fnl.pdf
Real-Time Path Rating Relieves Grid Congestion

With funding from ARPA-E, PNNL and partners at Bonneville Power Administration, PowerWorld, and Quanta Technology used high performance computing...

August 2016 Pre-GMLC Highlight PDF icon GMLC RealtimePathRating-fnl.pdf
New Inverter Testing Supports Solar in Hawaii

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) partnered with SolarCity and the DOE Solar Energy Technology Office to quantify the impacts of both...

August 2016 Pre-GMLC Highlight PDF icon GMLC SolarCity-fnl.pdf
Join DOE's Project to Advance Interoperability

Under its Grid Modernization Initiative, the U.S. Department of Energy, in collaboration with energy industry stakeholders has developed a multi-...

August 2016 Brochure PDF icon Invitation to Join Interoperability Project
Sensing and Measurement Architecture for Grid Modernization

This paper addresses architecture for grid sensor networks, with primary emphasis on distribution grids. It describes a forward-looking view of...

February 2016 Report
PNNL Grid Architecture January 2016 Publication
Grid Architecture 2

The report describes work done on Grid Architecture under the auspices of the Department of Energy Office of Electricity Delivery and Reliability...

January 2016 Report
Grid Modernization Multi-Year Program Plan November 2015 Plans PDF icon Grid Mod Multi-year Program Plan - DRAFT.pdf
GMLC Overview

The United States power system is a strategic investment for our nation, and new paradigms for designing, operating and securing our grid are...

September 2015 Brochure PDF icon Overview Fact Sheet
Quadrennial Technology Review September 2015 Report
A Reference Model for Distribution Grid Control in the 21st Century

Intensive changes in the structure of the grid due to the penetration of new technologies, coupled with changing societal needs are outpacing the...

July 2015 Report
Quadrennial Energy Review April 2015 Report
Grid Architecture

This document, while only representing a beginning of the task of creating a full U.S. electric grid reference architecture, provides a number of...

January 2015 Report