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 Date Type File/Link
Recommendations for Ohio’s Power Forward Inquiry

Traditional “cost-of-service” regulation, where the rate of return is set on rate base, gives utilities incentives to invest in additional...

February 2018 Deliverable PDF icon Recommendations for Ohio’s Power Forward Inquiry
Midwest Distribution Systems & Planning Training

The second in a series of regional trainings for public utility commissions on distribution systems and planning was held on January 16-17, 2018,...

January 2018 Training PDF icon Midwest Distribution Systems and Planning Training
Sensor Network Issues for Advanced Power Grids

The traditional techniques for distribution grid data acquisition are facing challenges that are structural in nature as the number of end points...

December 2017 Report
Interoperability Roadmap Methodology

The Interoperability Roadmap Methodology document supports the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium (GMLC)...

December 2017 Report PDF icon Interoperability Roadmap Methodology, V1.1
Sate Engagement in Electric Distribution System Planning December 2017 Report PDF icon State Engagement in Electric Distribution System Planning
Connecticut Green Bank Residential Solar PV + Energy Storage Analysis

This analysis considers the dispatch strategy which maximizes behind-the-meter storage savings for the home owner customer.

December 2017 Presentation PDF icon Connecticut Green Bank Residential Solar PV + Energy Storage Analysis
Customer bill impacts of energy efficiency and net-metered photovoltaic system investments

Utility regulators and ...

December 2017 Journal Article PDF icon Customer bill impacts of energy efficiency and net-metered photovoltaic system investments
GridAPPS-D Conceptual Design, V1.0 November 2017 Report
DER Telemetry Communication Architecture for ESOs, DSOs, and System Operators

For proposed future states of electric power systems that have high penetrations of Distributed Energy Resources (DER), system operators with...

November 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
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
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
Development and Deployment of Multi-Scale Production Cost Models

U.S. power systems are evolving rapidly because of technological advancements in computing, communications, energy storage and conversion, and...

October 2017 Fact Sheet PDF icon Development and Deployment of Multi-Scale Production Cost Models
The Impact of 5G Telecommunications Technology on US Grid Modernization 2017 - 2025 October 2017 Report

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