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2019 ESIF Annual Report

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HPC at NREL: FY2019

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Phase I Microgrid Cost Study: Data Collection and Analysis of Microgrid Costs in the United States

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Advanced Inverter Voltage Controls: Simulation and Field Pilot Findings

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Study Sheds Light on New IEEE Standard 1547-2018 Categories, Showing Power System Impact

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Cybersecurity for the Future Electric Grid

Featured News

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Small Colorado Utility Sets National Renewable Electricity Example Using NREL Algorithms

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From the Bottom Up: Designing a Decentralized Power System

Recent Journal Articles

Compounding Climate Change Impacts during High Stress Periods for a High Wind and Solar Power System in Texas, Environmental Research Letters
Solar Irradiance Capturing in Cloudy Sky Days – A Convolutional Neural Network Based Image Regression Approach, IEEE Access
A Physics-Based DNI Model Assessing All-Sky Circumsolar RadiationiScience
Submodular Optimization Problems and Greedy Strategies: A SurveyDiscrete Event Dynamic Systems 
Small-Signal Modeling and Design of Phase-Locked Loops Using Harmonic Signal-Flow GraphsIEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion
Real-Time Identifiability of Power Distribution Network Topologies With Limited MonitoringIEEE Control Systems Letters

Recent Technical Reports

Clause-by-Clause Summary of Requirements in IEEE Standard 1547-2018

Iquitos Solar Energy Integration Study

Opportunistic Hybrid Communications Systems for Distributed PV Coordination

Providing Ramping Service with Wind to Enhance Power System Operational Flexibility

Peña Station NEXT Energy District Master Plan Final Report

Guide to the Distributed Energy Resources Cybersecurity Framework

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