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
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
Value-Added Electricity Services: New Roles for Utilities and Third-Party Providers

New energy generation, storage, delivery, and end-use technologies support a broad range of value-added electricity services for retail...

October 2017 Report PDF icon Value-Added Electricity Services: New Roles for Utilities and Third-Party Providers
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?
Legislative Energy Horizon Institute Training

Legislative Energy Horizon Institute Training presented on October 12, 2017 in Washington, DC by Lisa Schwartz, Berkeley Lab; Steve Kihm,...

October 2017 Training PDF icon Legislative Energy Horizon Institute Training
Hawaii Markets Memo

This memo recommends approaches and processes, and provides examples, to guide the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (HPUC) as they move beyond...

October 2017 Deliverable PDF icon Hawaii Markets Memo
NECPUC Distribution Systems & Planning Training

The first in a series of regional trainings for public utility commissions on distribution systems and planning was held on Sept. 27-29, 2017, for...

September 2017 Training PDF icon NECPUC Distribution Systems & Planning Training
Glossary of Power Systems Terms August 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

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