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A monthly recap of the latest happenings at the ESIF and developments in energy systems integration research at the lab and around the world.

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Recent Journal Articles

Distribution System Costs Associated with the Deployment of Photovoltaic Systems, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
The National Solar Radiation Data Base (NSRDB), Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
Integrating High Levels of Variable Renewable Energy into Electric Power Systems, Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy
A Review of Power Distribution Test Feeders in the United States and the Need for Synthetic Representative Networks, Energies
Optimal Power Scheduling for a Medium Voltage AC/DC Hybrid Distribution Network, Sustainability

Recent Technical Reports

Studies on the Effects of High Renewable Penetrations on Driving Point Impedance and Voltage Regulator Performance: National Renewable Energy Laboratory/Sacramento Municipal Utility District Load Tap Changer Driving Point Impedance Project
Marginal Cost Pricing in a World without Perfect Competition: Implications for Electricity Markets with High Shares of Low Marginal Cost Resources
Best Practices Handbook for the Collection and Use of Solar Resource Data for Solar Energy Applications: Second Edition
Basic Research Needs for Autonomous Energy Grids: Summary Report of the Workshop on Autonomous Energy Grids: September 13-14, 2017
NREL Pyrheliometer Comparisons: September 25-October 6, 2017 (NPC-2017)

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