Energy and Climate


Solar Energy Grid Integration Systems (SEGIS)

On November 10, 2010, in

Solar engineering, especially photovoltaic (PV) technologies, has been growing by leaps and bounds. This is fueled by intense private-sector interest in renewable energy (RE) power generation (on both the residential and commercial scale) and state mandates that utilities generate defined percentages of the electricity they provide from RE sources. Thirty five states have adopted these […]

Grid Integration

On November 10, 2010, in

Sandia National Laboratories’ Grid Integration Program addresses technical barriers to large-scale deployment of solar photovoltaic (PV) generation in grid-tied power systems. Sandia’s grid integration research focuses on three primary tasks related to high-penetration PV: expanding and disseminating technical knowledge and understanding related to grid performance, reliability, forecasting, and costs of integration; developing integrated solutions to […]