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Recent Journal Articles

A Retrospective Analysis of the Market Price Response to Distributed Photovoltaic Generation in California, Energy Policy
Coordinated Use of Smart Inverters with Legacy Voltage Regulating Devices in Distribution Systems with High Distributed PV Penetration — Increase CVR Energy Savings, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid
Mean-Variance Optimization-Based Energy Storage Scheduling Considering Day-Ahead and Real-Time LMP Uncertainties, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems
Coordinated Optimization of Multiservice Dispatch for Energy Storage Systems with Degradation Model for Utility Applications, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy
Net-Zero Emissions Energy Systems, Science

Recent Technical Reports

Evaluating the Impact of the 2017 Solar Eclipse on U.S. Western Interconnection Operations

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

Concentrating Solar Power Impact on Grid Reliability
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

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