Smart Grid Resources

Featured Smart Grid Resources

NCCETC Q3 policy update
Nov. 2018 – ThisNorth Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center report provides timely, accurate, and unbiased updates about how states are choosing to study, adopt, implement, amend, or discontinue policies associated with grid modernization

quadQuadrennial Energy Review
Jan 2017 – Examines how to modernize grid, issues facing electricity sector

GMIFour banner4th Grid Modernization Index
Jan 2017 – The 4th Grid Modernization Index (GMI-4) benchmarks states on a wide range of grid modernization policies, investments, and activities, and provides insights into some of the relationships and connections between state policies and regulations, customer engagement, and utility investments in modernizing the grid.

TECHarnessing Flexibility in an Evolving Electric Power System
Jul 2016 – Summarizes content of the 2016 Transactive Energy Systems Conference

Cadmus DRDemand Response in the Northwest

Dec 2016 – Summarizes content of the 2016 NW Demand Response Symposium

Northwest Smart Grid Resources

7th Power PlanSeventh Power Plan
Feb 2016 – Plans for reliable and economical power supply in the Northwest


nrel smallTurnkey HVAC and Lighting Retrofit Solution Combining Energy Efficiency and Demand Response Benefits
Apr 2016 – Reviews demonstration of Transformative Wave’s eIQ building management system


PNWDPPacific NW Smart Grid Demonstration Project Technology Performance Report
Jun 2015 – Presents results of all analysis of demonstration project


NavSmart Grid Regional Business Case for the Pacific Northwest
Dec 2013 – Assesses costs, benefits, risks of regional smart grid

National Smart Grid Resources

CTIUS Clean Tech Leadership Index
2017 – This Index tracks and ranks the clean-tech activities of all 50 states and the 50 largest metro areas in the U.S. – from EV (electric vehicles) and renewables adoption to policy and investment activity.
SOCRState of the Consumer Report
Jan 2017 – Reviews research into state of smart grid consumer

SEASustainable Energy in America Factbook
Feb 2017 – Provides broad market information on clean energy industries


NRELInstalled Cost Benchmarks and Deployment Barriers for Residential Solar Photovoltaics with Energy Storage: Q1 2016
March 2017 – A detailed component- and system-level installed cost benchmarks for residential PV-plus-storage systems.


GMI33rd Grid Modernization Index
Jan 2016 – Ranks and assesses state efforts to modernize electric grid


NRELLow Carbon Grid Study
Jan 2016 – Analyzes the grid impacts of scenarios that achieve 50% carbon emission reductions from California’s electric power sector


ItronResourcefulness Index
Mar 2016 – Survey results benchmarking state of global energy and water resource management


CTIUS Clean Tech Leadership Index
May 2016 – This Index tracks and ranks the clean-tech activities of all 50 states and the 50 largest metro areas in the U.S. – from EV (electric vehicles) and renewables adoption to policy and investment activity.

UOFUtility of the Future
Dec 2016 – Presents a framework for proactive regulatory, policy, and market reforms to enable the evolution of power systems


CADRCalifornia Demand Response Potential Study
2015 – Aggregates the results of California’s 2015 Demand Response Study by LBNL


RMIRocky Mountain Institute: The Economics of Demand Flexibility
2015 – An analysis of demand flexibility’s economic opportunity shows savings of 10–15% of potential grid costs, while customers can cut electric bills 10–40%.


BVBlack and Veatch Annual Electric Industry Report
2015 – This multi-part report discusses how electric utilities are managing change across all aspects of their enterprises, including natural gas prices, cybersecurity and global market transformations.


SiemensNext Generation Integrated Resource Planning
2015 – This paper explores how utilities must improve the internal alignment and integration of their planning activities under a consistent set of planning parameters across generation, transmission and distribution grids.


BLLawrence Berkeley National Lab: Assessing Changes in the Reliability of the US Electric Power System
2015 – This study examines the statistical relationship between annual changes in electricity reliability over a period of 13 years, and potential explanatory variables such as weather and utility characteristics.


CEClean Edge Clean Energy Trends
2014 – The report includes tracking, forecasting and market sizing of the global solar, wind, and biofuels markets, analysis on solar PV pricing, public market performance, VC investments, and energy capacity additions, as well as five key trends to watch.


SGGConsumer Behavior Studies
Various dates – Aggregates numerous studies of electric consumer behavior


NYlogoNew York REV Demonstration Projects
Various dates – Aggregates documentation of NY’s REV demonstration projects