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This report, which covers both electricity and clean cooking, aims to advance the understanding of finance directed towards the developing world’s energy sectors.

Source: Sustainable Energy For All
Date: September 2017

This report places the Smart Grids concept in the context of sub‐Saharan African, shifting the focus towards the facilitation of just access.

Source: United Nations, Georgia Institute of Technology, International Energy Agency, Imperial College London, Royal Institute of Technology, Alstom Grid, University College Dublin, International Renewable Energy Agency, Indian Institute of Technology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Date: February 2011

This report details findings from a pilot High Voltage Broadband over Power Line (HV-BPL) program, an effort to develop a disruptive technology that can not only replace the pilot wire relaying systems used to protect some high voltage transmission lines but can also provide a secured broadband

Source: United States National Energy Technology Laboratory, United States Department of Energy, Research and Development Solutions, LLC
Date: November 2009

This white paper discusses "self-healing" as a desired smart grid design feature that enables problematic elements of an electrical system to be identified, isolated and restored with little or no manual intervention, to minimize interruptions of service.

Source: United States National Energy Technology Laboratory, United States Department of Energy
Date: September 2010

This paper describes results of performance and loss analyses for grid-connected residential photovoltaic (PV) systems. The voltage of power distribution lines is raised by both PV systems output energy and reduced load during weekends.

Source: Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Meidensha Corporation, Kandenko, Nihon University
Date: June 2005

This presentation by a representative of the Tokyo Institute of Technology describes the design and performance of large-scale aggregated PV projects as they interface with the grid. It focuses on system design specifications, performance and future development opportunities.

Source: U.S. Department of Energy, Sandia National Laboratory, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
Date: January 2009

This project is managed by and run from the Virginia Tech Advanced Research Institute in Arlington, Virginia, United States with assistance from the IEEE Power & Energy Society and EnerNex Corporation.

Source: Virginia Tech Advanced Research Institute, IEEE Power & Energy Society , EnerNex Corporation
Date: April 2011

This report addresses the key drivers and issues in the European power system, and it aims to investigate the developments related to distributed generation (DG) technologies in the European Commission.

Source: European Commission
Date: January 2008

The System Advisor Model (SAM) is a performance and financial model designed to facilitate decision making for people involved in the renewable energy industry. Although many of the financial parameters are U.S.

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Date: May 2012

This portal provides public access to a clearinghouse of information about smart grid. It includes a map of projects, use cases, standards, policy and regulation, lessons learned and best practices, and advanced topics dealing with research and development.

Source: Virginia Tech Advanced Research Institute, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power & Energy Society, EnerNex Corporation