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Power Electronic Grid Interface Platform Workshop

NREL’s Power Electronic Grid Interface (PEGI) Workshop, held Oct. 13, 2020, focused on the research challenges of operating power systems with ever-higher levels of inverter-based generation and power-electronic-based load.

Introduction to the Advanced Research on Integrated Energy Systems (ARIES) and the PEGI Platform
Barry Mather, NREL

Grid-Forming Inverters – Enabling the Next-Generation Grid
Yashen Lin, NREL
See the Research Roadmap on Grid Forming Inverters for a comprehensive discussion of this topic.

Systems Integration Program Overview
Guohui Yuan, Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office

Overview of ARIES Research Projects Involving Inverter-Based Resources
Vahan Gevorgian, NREL

Power HIL Evaluation of Inverter Controls for 100% Inverter-Based Bulk Power Systems – A Power Electronics Grid Integration Case Study
Andy Hoke, NREL

Distributed Energy Resources’ Impact on Bulk System Reliability
Barry Mather, NREL