Tag Archives: Microgrid
Structuring Distribution Management Systems: DMS Applications for Accommodating High Penetrations of Distributed Energy Resources and Microgrids
Effective management of distribution grids requires integration among distribution management systems, distributed energy resources, and microgrids. Researchers developed an architecture for an integrated system (including functions, communications, control, and interoperability) and identified gaps for integration.
This research assessed control systems and modeled economics at four utility-scale energy storage sites. At a fifth site, researchers installed an energy storage system; modeled the feeder to align commissioning with system capabilities, and documented lessons from the installation.
Residential Off-Grid Solar + Storage Systems: A Case Study Comparison of On-Grid and Off-Grid Power for Residential Consumers
The rapid fall in prices of solar panels and battery storage have led some to suggest that it will soon be advantageous for consumers to create off-grid power systems. This paper investigates the costs, reliability, and tradeoffs of off-grid solar/storage relative to grid-connected versions.
This report describes the status of microgrid development in North America, including planned and operational projects. It also discusses the various types of microgrids and their benefits.