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Technical Areas

GMLC is working closely with partners in industry, academia, and across cities and states to deliver on the objectives outlined in DOE’s Grid Modernization Multiyear Program Plan across six broad technical areas.
  • Cybersecurity and Physical Security

    Additional development of tools and technologies that prevent, detect, and mitigate cyber-attacks

  • Distributed Energy Resources

    ​Devices and systems on both sides of the electric meter can help the grid function more efficien

  • Generation

    Electricity generation is changing. This change must and can support a resilient power system.

  • Institutional Support and Analysis

    State policymakers, regulatory agencies, and regional planning organizations play a critical role

  • Measurement and Data Analytics

    Improved sensing and measurements throughout the electric infrastructure, from generation through

  • Resilience

    Extreme weather events, physical attacks, and cyberattacks on the nation’s electrical grid led to

  • System Design and Planning Tools

    Today’s design and planning tools for the electrical grid cannot handle uncertainty, rely on simp

  • System Operations and Control

    As the nation’s electric grid transitions from central, one-way delivery of power into both distr