Toolbox Entry: Research Roadmap on Grid-Forming Inverters

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Last edited on 25/11/2022 by Hector Alfaro
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National Renewable Energy Laboratory
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Study Report
Active management of distribution grid
  • Control Solutions
Enabling Distributed Technologies
  • Inverter-specific aspects

Distribution Planning
  • Grid simulation studies
  • Protection coordination and adjustments

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Enabling distributed technologies


This report is intended to provide a comprehensive analysis of the challenges in integrating inverter-based resources and offer recommendations on potential technology pathways to inform the academic community, industry, and government research organizations. This roadmap attempted to envision the key short- and long-term research-and-development needs for inverter-based resource grid-forming controls, protection, and modeling as part of hybrid grids.