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Title: Analysis of Microgrid Locations Benefitting Community Resilience for Puerto Rico.

Abstract

An analysis of microgrids to increase resilience was conducted for the island of Puerto Rico. Critical infrastructure throughout the island was mapped to the key services provided by those sectors to help inform primary and secondary service sources during a major disruption to the electrical grid. Additionally, a resilience metric of burden was developed to quantify community resilience, and a related baseline resilience figure was calculated for the area. To improve resilience, Sandia performed an analysis of where clusters of critical infrastructure are located and used these suggested resilience node locations to create a portfolio of 159 microgrid options throughout Puerto Rico. The team then calculated the impact of these microgrids on the region's ability to provide critical services during an outage, and compared this impact to high-level estimates of cost for each microgrid to generate a set of efficient microgrid portfolios costing in the range of $218-$917M. This analysis is a refinement of the analysis delivered on June 01, 2018.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1530167
Report Number(s):
SAND2018-11145
669609
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Jeffers, Robert Fredric, Staid, Andrea, Baca, Michael J., Currie, Frank M, Fogleman, William Ernest, DeRosa, Sean, Wachtel, Amanda, and Outkin, Alexander V. Analysis of Microgrid Locations Benefitting Community Resilience for Puerto Rico.. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1530167.
Jeffers, Robert Fredric, Staid, Andrea, Baca, Michael J., Currie, Frank M, Fogleman, William Ernest, DeRosa, Sean, Wachtel, Amanda, & Outkin, Alexander V. Analysis of Microgrid Locations Benefitting Community Resilience for Puerto Rico.. United States. doi:10.2172/1530167.
Jeffers, Robert Fredric, Staid, Andrea, Baca, Michael J., Currie, Frank M, Fogleman, William Ernest, DeRosa, Sean, Wachtel, Amanda, and Outkin, Alexander V. Mon . "Analysis of Microgrid Locations Benefitting Community Resilience for Puerto Rico.". United States. doi:10.2172/1530167. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1530167.
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title = {Analysis of Microgrid Locations Benefitting Community Resilience for Puerto Rico.},
author = {Jeffers, Robert Fredric and Staid, Andrea and Baca, Michael J. and Currie, Frank M and Fogleman, William Ernest and DeRosa, Sean and Wachtel, Amanda and Outkin, Alexander V.},
abstractNote = {An analysis of microgrids to increase resilience was conducted for the island of Puerto Rico. Critical infrastructure throughout the island was mapped to the key services provided by those sectors to help inform primary and secondary service sources during a major disruption to the electrical grid. Additionally, a resilience metric of burden was developed to quantify community resilience, and a related baseline resilience figure was calculated for the area. To improve resilience, Sandia performed an analysis of where clusters of critical infrastructure are located and used these suggested resilience node locations to create a portfolio of 159 microgrid options throughout Puerto Rico. The team then calculated the impact of these microgrids on the region's ability to provide critical services during an outage, and compared this impact to high-level estimates of cost for each microgrid to generate a set of efficient microgrid portfolios costing in the range of $218-$917M. This analysis is a refinement of the analysis delivered on June 01, 2018.},
doi = {10.2172/1530167},
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