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RTS-GMLC

Reliability Test System - Grid Modernization Lab Consortium

This repository is for the Reliability Test System Grid Modernization Lab Consortium (RTS-GMLC) which is an updated version of the RTS-96 test system. A summary of updates can be found in GMLC_updates.md.

This repository, and the associated data has been developed to facilitate Production Cost Modeling. Reliability calculations using the updated RTS-GMLC data in this repository amd the RTS3 program, provided by Gene Preston can be found here. RTS-GMLC-layers

The RTS_Data folder contains data in an open csv format, and in grid modeling tool specific formats:

  1. SourceData contains several csv files that describe all the RTS-GMLC data.
  2. FormattedData contains folders for each tool specific data format. Each tool specific folder is also intended to contain a script that automates the conversion from SourceData in addition to solutions obtained from each tool in the FormattedData/*tool*/*tool*_Solution folder. Currently datasets are included in the following formats:

Setup

git clone git@github.com:GridMod/RTS-GMLC.git
cd RTS-GMLC
git submodule init
git submodule update

Contributing

Contributions to the development and enahancement of RTS data is welcome. Please see CONTRIBUTING.md for contribution guidelines.

DATA USE DISCLAIMER AGREEMENT

(“Agreement”)

These data (“Data”) are provided by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (“NREL”), which is operated by Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (“ALLIANCE”) for the U.S. Department Of Energy (“DOE”).

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