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Distributed Wind Representation in Modeling and Simulation Tools
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) compiled, characterized, and evaluated the inclusion of distribution wind in a number of modeling and simulation tools for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Microgrids, Infrastructure Resilience, and Advanced Controls Launchpad (MIRACL) project. This work also benefits the international community participating in International Energy Agency (IEA) Wind Task 41: Enabling Wind to Contribute to a Distributed Energy Future. Tools were assessed based on a survey of publicly available and readily accessible information. The evaluation approach, methodology, key takeaways, and next steps are presented below, and the evaluation table is attached to this PDF.