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Title: High Penetration PV: How High Can We Go?

Brochure highlighting NREL's partnership with SolarCity and Hawaiian Electric (HECO) to increase the penetration of solar photovoltaics on the electricity grid. To better understand the potential impact of transient overvoltages due to load rejection, NREL collaborated with SolarCity and HECO to run a series of tests measuring the magnitude and duration of load rejection overvoltage events and demonstrating the ability of advanced PV inverters to mitigate their impacts.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1235025
Report Number(s):
NREL/BR-5D00-65591
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Research Org:
NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States))
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Solar Energy Technologies Office (EE-4S)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY high penetration photovoltaics; PV; energy systems integration; ESI; advanced inverters; load rejection overvoltage; ESIF; Energy Systems Integration Facility