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 Datesort descending Type File/Link
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
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
Future Electric Utility Regulation

Modernizing electric grids in today’s environment—with fast-changing technologies, aging infrastructure, and stagnant growth in retail electricity...

October 2017 Fact Sheet PDF icon Future Electric Utility Regulation
The Impact of 5G Telecommunications Technology on US Grid Modernization 2017 - 2025 October 2017 Report
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
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
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
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
Energy Services Interface: From Theory to Practice

This resource contains the slides presented during a May 2018 webinar under GMLC Project 1.4.1.  Presenters included Mary Ann Piette (PI), Peter...

May 2018 Presentation PDF icon GMLC ESI Webinar Slides_180514.pdf
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
1.5.07 Laboratory Value Analysis Team

This project will evaluate the impacts of the six resiliency projects under GMI's Resilient Distribution Systems project portfolio. The team will...

August 2018 Fact Sheet PDF icon Laboratory Value Analysis Team Fact Sheet
1.5.06 Consequence-Based Approach for Considering Community Grid Resiliency Investments

Multiple decisionmakers, such as local governments, electric utilities, and state regulators, could more confidently support grid resilience...

August 2018 Fact Sheet PDF icon Consequence-Based Approach for Considering Community Grid Resiliency Investments
1.5.05 CleanStart Distributed Energy Resource Management System

The CleanStart Distributed Energy Resource (DER) Management System will design, implement, and validate a novel blackstart and dynamic microgrid...

August 2018 Fact Sheet PDF icon CleanStart DERMS
1.5.04 Integration of Responsive Residential Loads

The goal of this project is to provide electric utilities with the necessary software and hardware, all based on open standards, to leverage...

August 2018 Fact Sheet PDF icon Integration of Responsive Residential Loads into Distribution Management Systems
1.5.01 Grid Resilience and Intelligence Platform (GRIP)

In collaboration with industry partners, this project will develop and validate a new software platform to help operators anticipate, respond to,...

August 2018 Fact Sheet PDF icon 1.5.01 Grid Resilience and Intelligence Platform (GRIP)
1.5.03 Increasing Distribution Resiliency Using Flexible DER and Microgrid Assets Enabled by OpenFMB

Through a collaboration of national laboratory, university, and industry partners, this project is developing and testing a flexible architecture...

August 2018 Fact Sheet PDF icon Increasing Distribution Resiliency Using Flexible DER and Microgrid Assets Enabled by Open FMB
Resilient Alaskan Distribution System Improvements using Automation, Network analysis, Control, and Energy storage (RADIANCE)

The project team will put in place a system of resilient, networked microgrids in Cordova, Alaska. This project introduces the concept of...

August 2018 Fact Sheet PDF icon Resilient Alaskan Distribution System Improvements using Automation, Network analysis, Control, and Energy storage (RADIANCE)

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