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EV Fleets
Electrifying fleets of vehicles can have an outsized impact in reducing fuel consumption and emissions, improving local air quality, and achieving mobility ...
Technical Interconnection, Codes, and Equipment Standards
Greening the Grid Overview
This one-page fact sheet provides an introduction to the Greening the Grid project and summarizes program activities and offerings.
Environmental and Land Use Information to Support the Renewable Energy Transmission Initiative (RETI) 2.0 Process
Environmental and Land Use Information to Support the Renewable Energy Transmission Initiative (RETI) 2.0 Process
Charging Infrastructure
EVs can refuel (i.e. charge) at electric vehicle supply equipment (ESVE) in different locations, such as homes, workplaces, or public charging stations, which ...
Featured Links
The following organizations provide technical assistance, capacity building, and peer knowledge exchange on grid integration topics. Targeted audiences vary ...
Topics & Resources
Technology basics
The technology used to store energy has important implications for the types of services that can be supplied. Some technologies are only suitable for bulk ...
Grid Planning and Management
Electric vehicles (EVs) are new sources of demand for the electricity system. This demand, if not properly managed, may drive up system costs and require ...
The Evolution of Power System Planning with High Levels of Variable Renewable Generation
Power system planning methods and processes can evolve to address the unique characteristics of variable renewable energy (VRE). This brief presents an ...
Using Wind and Solar to Reliably Meet Electricity Demand
An important aspect of power system planning is ensuring that adequate generation capacity exists to meet electricity demand during all hours of the year. ...
GtG Overview (Spanish)
Spanish-language Greening the Grid Overview fact sheet
Sources of Operational Flexibility
Operational flexibility refers to the ability of a power system to respond to changes in electricity demand and generation. Flexibility is particularly ...
Grid codes, interconnection, and safety
Safely, reliably, and cost-effectively connecting energy storage to the grid requires that utilities and customers follow interconnection rules that dictate ...
Myths (Spanish)
Spanish-language Myths Fact Sheet
Modeling and planning
Balancing Area Coordination: Efficiently Integrating Renewable Energy into the Grid
Coordinating balancing area operation can promote more cost and resource efficient integration of variable renewable energy (VRE), such as wind and solar, into ...
Stakeholder Engagement
Key Issues (Spanish)
Spanish-language Key Issues Fact Sheet
Transmission Planning Studies for the Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) Process
Transmission planning studies help power system planners determine how they can best supply load with renewable energy. The early steps of the REZ process ...
Technology Basics
Electric vehicles offer many benefits compared to conventional vehicles that use internal combustion engines, but also face numerous barriers to deployment.
Methods for Procuring Power System Flexibility
This fact sheet reviews administrative and market-based mechanisms for procuring a cost effective mix of flexible resources needed to ensure system reliability ...
Wind and Solar on the Power Grid: Myths and Misperceptions
Wind and solar are inherently more variable and uncertain than the traditional dispatchable thermal and hydro generators that have historically provided a ...
Renewable Energy Zones
REZ Fact Sheet
Grid-Integrated Distributed Solar: Addressing Challenges for Operations and Planning
Distributed, grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) solar power poses a unique set of benefits and challenges. This brief overviews common technical impacts of PV on ...
Economic Potential Assessments
Technical Potential Assessments
Scaling Up Renewable Energy Generation: Aligning Targets and Incentives With Grid Integration Considerations
Countries around the world have established ambitious targets for increasing the contribution of renewable energy toward meeting their national energy demand. ...
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