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Investigating Multi-Microgrid Black Start Methods Using Grid-Forming Inverters, IEEE Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies North America (2023)
Storage Futures Study: Grid Operational Impacts of Widespread Storage Deployment, NREL Technical Report (2022)
Integration of Utility Distributed Energy Resource Management System and Aggregators for Evolving Distribution System Operators, Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy (2022)
Federated Architecture for Secure and Transactive Distributed Energy Resource Management Solutions (FAST-DERMS): System Architecture and Reference Implementation, Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium (2022)
For our science to stay ahead of evolving energy systems, we must maintain good stewardship of the ESIF’s world class laboratories and capabilities. In 2022, a diverse cohort of ESIF users demonstrated solutions for utility-operated microgrids, long-duration energy storage, cybersecurity for renewable energy systems, fueling hydrogen trucks, and more.
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