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

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Development of Integrated Transmission, Distribution, and Communication Models Poster

We are integrating simulators designed for separate TDC domains to simulate regional and interconnection-scale power system behaviors at...

May 2017 Publication PDF icon Development of Integrated Transmission, Distribution, and Communication Models Poster
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
Distributed Generation Cost-Benefit and Ratemaking Considerations for Idaho

The objective of this technical assistance white paper for the Idaho PUC staff is to provide information to improve the staff's understanding of...

September 2019 Deliverable PDF icon Distributed Generation Cost-Benefit and Ratemaking Considerations for Idaho
Distribution Storage Networks

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

June 2017 Report
Distribution System Decision Support Tools

For many people, the utility pole planted along a highway or on a street corner is the iconic symbol of the electric grid. Utility poles are...

October 2019 Fact Sheet PDF icon Distribution System Decision Support Tools
Distribution System Decision Support Tools Poster

In this project, a multi-lab team is identifying a comprehensive menu of strategies that facilitate and support enhanced utility distribution...

May 2017 Publication PDF icon Distribution System Decision Support Tools Poster
Do Utilities Have Right Incentives to Modernize Grid?

Electric power is our most capital-intensive industry, with more than a hundred billion dollars invested each year on infrastructure, according to...

October 2017 Publication PDF icon Public Utilities Fortnightly Article: Do Utilities Have Right Incentives to Modernize Grid?
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
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
Electric Distribution System Planning with DERs – High-level Assessment of Tools and Methods March 2020 Publication PDF icon Distribution Planning Tools Report
Electricity Affordability Tool

This simple interface is a way to compare electricity affordability metrics of U.S. residential customers at the state or county level. Users can...

October 2018 Deliverable File AffordabilityTool_V1.0(2016data)_Oct 2018_PNNL.xlsm
Enabling Third-Party Aggregation of Distributed Energy Resources

This paper was written to assist the Public Service Commission of Arkansas as it seeks to remove barriers to entry for aggregators of distributed...

February 2018 Deliverable PDF icon Enabling Third-Party Aggregation of Distributed Energy Resources
Energy Services Interface: From Theory to Practice

This resource contains the slides presented during a May 2018 webinar under GMLC Project 1.4.1.  Presenters included Mary Ann Piette (PI), Peter...

May 2018 Presentation PDF icon GMLC ESI Webinar Slides_180514.pdf
Executive Summary: A Valuation Framework for Informing Grid Modernization Decisions: Guidelines March 2019 Report PDF icon Executive Summary: Valuation Framework Guidelines
Extended Grid State Definition April 2019 Report PDF icon Extended Grid State Definition v3.4_GMLCFormat_final.pdf
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
Extreme Event Modeling Peer Review Presentation

Improve preparation, planning, and response to extreme events such as hurricanes, EMP, etc. Focus on developing analysis prototype demonstrating...

May 2017 Publication PDF icon Extreme Event Modeling Presentation
Extreme Event Modeling Poster

We are delivering a prototype tool that simulates cascades up to 500 times faster than existing approaches.  Current tools are 10-100 times slower...

May 2017 Publication PDF icon Extreme Event Modeling Poster
Final Closeout Report July 2020 Report PDF icon Final Closeout Report
Final Closeout Report July 2020 Report PDF icon Final Closeout Report

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