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
Grid Services and Technologies Valuation Framework: The Long-Term Vision for Development and Implementation

The US electric grid is a vast complex of equipment, processes, and controls to deliver clean, reliable, and economical electricity to consumers....

June 2018 Report PDF icon Grid Services and Technologies Valuation Framework
Theory of Grid Resilience - Grid Architectural Approach

The purpose of this work is to provide practical means to make decisions about changes to the grid for resilience improvement purposes, starting...

April 2018 Report PDF icon Theory of Grid Resilience final_GMLC.pdf
Interoperability Strategic Vision

The Interoperability Strategic Vision whitepaper promotes a common understanding of the meaning and characteristics of electric grid...

March 2018 White Paper PDF icon InteropStrategicVisionPaper2018-03-29.pdf
A Mathematical Representation of System Architectures with Application to Grid Architecture

Much architecture work is ad hoc in nature, leading to difficulties in comparing architectural alternatives and determining how well a given...

March 2018 Report
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
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
Definitions, Standards, and Test Procedures for Grid Services from Devices

The nation’s energy consumption is increasing significantly as use of electronic devices and the desire for creature comforts become more...

October 2017 Fact Sheet PDF icon Definitions, Standards, and Test Procedures for Grid Services from Devices
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
Control Theory

The increasing penetration of stochastic and variable renewable power generation (both centralized and distributed) in many electrical...

October 2017 Fact Sheet PDF icon Control Theory
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
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 2017 Fact Sheet PDF icon Distribution System Decision Support Tools

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