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
Regulatory Incentives and Disincentives for Utility Investments in Grid Modernization

Electric power is America's most capital-intensive industry, with more than $100 billion invested each year in energy infrastructure. Investment...

May 2017 Report PDF icon Regulatory Incentives and Disincentives for Utility Investments in Grid Modernization
2017 GMI Peer Review Foundational Metrics Analysis Peer Review Presentation

Develop an integrated suite of grid modernization metrics that leverage current industry practice, emerging industry additions (e.g. extreme event...

May 2017 Publication PDF icon 2017 GMI Peer Review Foundational Metrics Analysis Presentation
2017 GMI Peer Review Distribution System Decision Support Tools Presentation

This project will develop tools, identify gaps and provide technical assistance/training targeted at state regulators and small/medium utilities (...

May 2017 Publication PDF icon 2017 GMI Peer Review Distribution System Decision Support Tools Presentation
2017 GMI Peer Review Future Electricity Utility Regulation Presentation

Provide technical assistance and policy analysis to state PUCs considering incremental and fundamental changes to electric utility regulation;...

May 2017 Publication PDF icon 2017 GMI Peer Review Future Electricity Utility Regulation Presentation
Blurring Lines Between Technical and Cognitive Interoperability April 2017 Journal Article
Interoperability Strategic Vision: Enabling an Interactive Grid (Draft) April 2017 Report PDF icon Interoperability Strategic Vision: Enabling an Interactive Grid (Draft)
A Qualitative and Quantitative Approach for Measuring Interoperability (Draft) April 2017 Report PDF icon A Qualitative and Quantitative Approach for Measuring Interoperability (Draft)
Summary of Electric Distribution System Analyses with a Focus on DERs

This report summarizes the major types of analysis conducted on electric distribution systems along with their applications and relative maturity...

April 2017 Report PDF icon Summary of Electric Distribution System Analyses with a Focus on DERs
Financial Impacts of a Combined Energy Efficiency and Net-Metered PV Portfolio on a Prototypical Northeast Utility

Utilities are concerned about stagnant or declining sales growth driven, in part, by policy goals mandating energy savings and policy- and market-...

April 2017 Deliverable PDF icon Report: Financial Impacts of a Combined Energy Efficiency and Net-Metered PV Portfolio on a Prototypical Northeast Utility, PDF icon Summary: Financial Impacts of a Combined Energy Efficiency and Net-Metered PV Portfolio on a Prototypical Northeast Utility
Recommended Practice for Characterizing Devices’ Ability to Provide Grid Services

This document describes a Recommended Practice for characterizing the ability of various types of devices to provide a broad range of existing and...

March 2017 Report PDF icon Recommended Practice Grid Services from Devices Ch 1-2.pdf
Agenda: GridWise Forum Distributed Grid Services Workshop March 2017 Agenda PDF icon Distributed Grid Services Workshop Agenda
The Future of Centrally-Organized Wholesale Electricity Markets

Despite enormous complexity, diversity and challenges, bulk power markets in the United States are functioning reasonably well. However, some...

March 2017 Report PDF icon The Future of Centrally-Organized Wholesale Electricity Markets
GMLC 2016 Project Portfolio

In a strategic partnership between the U.S. Department of Energy headquarters and 13 national laboratories, the Grid Modernization Laboratory...

November 2016 Brochure PDF icon GMLC_Portfolio_Brochure-NEW1.pdf
Comparative Architecture Analysis: Using Laminar Structure to Unify Multiple Grid Architectures

A great many architectures for various aspects of electric grids have been proposed over recent years and new ones continue to be suggested....

November 2016 Report
Declaration of Interoperability October 2016 White Paper PDF icon Declaration of Interoperability
Rooftop PV Financial Performance in Puerto Rico

NREL used the System Advisor Model (SAM) to model the financial performance of PV systems for each of the aforementioned service classes using...

October 2016 Presentation PDF icon Puerto Rico PV Financial Performance
A Decoupling Foundation: Montana Public Service Commission Workshop on Decoupling

Richard Sedano presented on revenue regulation, also known as decoupling, at a workshop for the Montana Public Service Commission.

October 2016 Presentation PDF icon A Decoupling Foundation: Montana Public Service Commission Workshop on Decoupling
The Future of Electricity Resource Planning

This report examines the future of electricity resource planning in the context of a changing electricity industry. The report examines emerging...

September 2016 Report PDF icon The Future of Electricity Resource Planning
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

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