Department of Public Service

Interconnection Technical Working Group



Statewide Interconnection Technical Documents


DPS ITWG Co-Chair
Jason Pause
(518) 486-2889
Jason.Pause@dps.ny.gov

NYSERDA ITWG Co-Chair
Sumit Bose
(518) 862-1090 X3130
Sumit.Bose@nyserda.ny.gov




ITWG Meeting Information and Materials

Date/Time/Location

Documents & Materials

06/11/2020
12:30PM - 3:30PM
WebEx Link

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Conference Code: 161 082 6712

Agenda
Pterra Auxiliary Metering Report
PSEG-LI Variability Screens
EPRI Grounding Update

05/21/2020
12:30PM - 3:30PM
WebEx Link

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Conference Code: 610 210 003

Agenda
JU Response to Load Request Draft
JU Response - Tier 1 CESIR Analysis
SI Letter on Additional Document Requirements throughout Interconnection Process

04/16/2020
12:00PM - 3:00PM
WebEx Link

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Conference Code: 611 392 551

Agenda
JU CESIR Cost Drivers Matrix and Examples Ranges
SI Response to JU Load Requests (Link to be updated)
CESIR Costs Transparency - SI Decision
Auxiliary Metering for ESS Projects
JU Interconnection WG Slides
SI ESS Roadmap with JU comments
JU Auxiliary Metering Response Draft
Meeting Notes

03/04/2020
1:00PM - 3:00PM
ITWG Smart Inverter Webinar Series - Part 2

Webinar Link: meet.google.com/bcm-skpa-uvh
Call-in: (‪US) ‪+1 575-448-4061 | PIN:516 895#

National Grid NY Presentation by Samer Arafa
EPRI Presentation by Tom Key
SI & JU Smart Inverter Questions Outline

02/26/2020
1:00PM - 3:00PM
ITWG Smart Inverter Webinar Series - Part 1

Webinar Link: meet.google.com/ewm-ajhh-bzz
Call-in: (‪US) ‪+1 423-720-0133 | PIN: ‪733 154#

SI & JU Smart Inverter Questions Outline
NREL Presentation - Delayed / Stay Tuned for Future Webinar
Power Electronics
Webinar Meeting Notes - Coming Soon

02/06/2020
9:00AM - 3:00PM
NYSERDA, Albany
17 Columbia Circle

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(551) 800-5343
Conference Code/PIN: 102 722#

Agenda
SI ESS Topic Prioritization
2020 Interconnection SIR Working Calendar
SI Milestone Deliverables
ESS Roadmap Prioritization with JU
SI CESIR Cost Transparency
EPRI Effective System Grounding Project Update
Meeting Notes

12/18/2019
9:00AM - 3:00PM
NYSERDA, Albany
15 Columbia Circle, Albany, NY 12203

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Conference Code: 957 95 101

Agenda
2020 ITWG Dates & Venue
JU CESIR Cost Driver Matrix
SI ESS Topic Prioritization
SI & JU Smart Inverter Questions Outline
Notes
Attendance

10/30/2019
9:00AM - 3:00PM
NYBest, 230 Washington Ave Extension, Suite 101, Albany, NY

(NYBest in same building as Capital Hills Management Services)


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(646) 749-3112
Conference Code: 999-607-365

Agenda
JU CESIR Cost Drivers Matrix
Metering Configurations - Hybrid Option D
Metering Configurations - Hybrid Option D - Project with Aux Meter
Metering Configurations - Hybrid Option D - Project with Aux Meter Continued
Notes
Attendance

08/28/2019
9:00AM - 3:00PM
NYSERDA, Albany

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Conference Code: 957 95 101

Agenda
Con Ed Network Prelim Screening Presentation
Con Ed Network Prelim Screening Questions
SI Hosting Capacity Map Data
SI ESS + CHP
EPRI Grounding Survey
JU Proposed Storage Metering Configurations
JU Smart Inverter ITWG Update
EPRI DER Settings
EPRI Power Control Systems
Notes
Attendance

06/26/2019
9:00AM - 3:00PM
DPS, Albany
19th Floor Boardroom

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(844) 633-8697
Conference Code: 957 95 101

***NOTE: For those attending in person, please send your name to Jason Pause for new DPS security protocol.***

Agenda
Interconnection Study Jurisdiction June 2019
JU ESS Roadmap Prioritization
Straw Proposal - Coordination of Inclusion Rules for Interconnection Queues
EPRI DER Settings
Smart Inverter VoltVAR Example
JU Monitoring and Control Update
Con Ed - UG Network Screen Proposal
Appendix K Changes
Material Modifications Tariff - Solar Industry Edits 06.22.2019
Pterra Control-Hardware-in-the-Loop Study 3Vo and 3lo Events
EPRI Effective Grounding
ABB Alternative to DTT: Low Cost Islanding Detection
Attendance
Notes

05/15/2019
9:00AM - 3:00PM
NYBest, 230 Washington Ave Extension, Albany, NY

(NYBest in same building as Capital Hills Management Services)


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(312) 757-3121
Conference Code: 900-009-157

Agenda
Voltage Flicker Analysis Guidelines Draft
Appendix K Changes 2019 05/08/19 - Clean
Appendix K Changes 2019 05/08/19 - Redlined
Appendix K Changes 2019 05/15/19 - Redlined
Material Modifications 05/13/19 - Guidance Document
Material Modifications 05/15/19 - Guidance Document
Material Modifications Tariff 05/13/15
Material Modifications Tariff 05/15/19
Material Modifications Tariff 05/21/19
Attendance
Meeting Notes

04/24/2019
9:00AM - 3:00PM
NYSERDA, Building 15, Albany

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Conference Code: 957 95 101

Agenda
Material Modifications - Guidance Document
Material Modifications Tariff - IPWG
JU Description Of Appendix K Changes
ESS Control and Verification - SI
Transient Over Voltage - SI
JU Flicker Evaluation
Appendix K - SI Recommendations
Attendance
Meeting Notes

03/27/2019
DPS, Albany
19th Floor Boardroom

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Conference Code: 957 95 101

Agenda
JU Description of Changes to Appendix K
Appendix K - JU Changes
JU Proposed Storage Metering Configurations
JU Preliminary Screen Results
Pterra Review of Voltage Flicker Screening
Solar Industry - CESIR Screen 6-Month Trial Response
STEM Software Controls - PPT
STEM Software Controls - PDF
Metering Configurations for VDER Hybrid Tariff
Meeting Notes

02/27/2019
9:00AM - 3:00PM
NYSERDA, Albany

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Conference Code: 957 95 101

*MEETING CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER*
Agenda

12/19/2018
9:00AM - 3:00PM
NYSERDA, Albany

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Conference Code: 957 95 101

Agenda
Standardized Preliminary Screening - Template
Utility Requirements Matrix
NREL GFOV
PV plus ESS Interim Guideline - DRAFT
PV plus ESS Interim Guideline - Borrego
Happy Hollow Export Limiting Scheme
ICF JU Low Cost MC Update
NYSEIA - Monitoring and Control
Industry ESS Use Case Presentation
ESS Order
Meeting Notes
Attendance

10/24/2018
9:00AM - 3:00PM
DPS, Albany
19th Floor Boardroom

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Conference Code: 957 95 101

Agenda
Average CESIR Cost
Utility Requirement Matrix - DRAFT
Energy Storage Roadmap
Standardized CESIR Costs - DRAFT
Standard Preliminary Screening
Effective Grounding
Voltage Flicker Study Under CESIR
Application of July SIR Updates - Industry
Meeting Notes
Attendance

08/29/2018
9:00AM - 3:00PM
DPS, Albany
19th Floor Boardroom

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Conference Code: 957 95 101

Agenda
JU CESIR Template V1.1 8-14-2018
JU Energy Storage Roadmap Discussion Items
JU Response - Utility Technical Guideline Matrix
EPRI - Tom Short - IEEE C62.92.6-2017
Metering Configuration - NYSEIA
Hybrid System Metering Configuration - Bright Power
DSIP Overview
Meeting Notes
Attendance

06/20/2018
9:00AM - 3:00PM
DPS, Albany
19th Floor Boardroom

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Conference Code: 957 95 101

Agenda
Solar Industry Requirement Matrix
JU Requirement Matrix
Pterra 3V0 Study
JU Response to CESIR Template Comments
JU CESIR Template Draft Update addressing Developer comments
OBG Presentation - Interconnection Studies
NPPT Islanding Detection

05/10/2018
9:00AM - 3:00PM
NYSERDA, Albany

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Conference Code: 957 95 101


03/21/2018 meeting is rescheduled to 05/10/2018

Agenda
Solar Industry Responses to ITWG Questions from 02/01/18
JU Responses to Voltage Questions
JU Final CESIR Draft
JU Effective Grounding
Solar Industry Effective Grounding
Meeting Notes
Attendance Sheet

01/31/2018
9:00AM - 3:00PM
NYSERDA, Albany

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Conference Code: 957 95 101

Agenda
Proposed Solution for Detailed Voltage Flicker Assessment - Pterra
ESS Metering (Powerpoint)
ESS Metering (PDF)
NYSEIA Views and Implementation of IEEE 1543
2018 Proposed ITWG Meeting Dates
Meeting Notes
Attendance Sheet

11/29/2017
9:00AM - 3:00PM
DPS, Albany
Concourse Level Meeting Room 5

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Conference Code: 957 95 101

Agenda
JU Screening and Study Analysis Proposal
Attendance Sheet
2018 Proposed ITWG Meeting Dates

11/09/2017
1:00PM - 4:00PM
NYSERDA - Building 15, Albany

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Conference Code: 957 95 101

Agenda
JU Energy Storage Application Requirements
Solar/Storage Industry Redline of JU Energy Storage Application Requirements
JU Energy Storage Screens
Solar/Storage Industry Comments on SIR Technical Screen Updates
JU Response to EPRI Screening Report
Pterra Comments on EPRI Report
Solar Industry Comments on EPRI Final Report
Recommendations for Harmonizing DG Interconnection Practices
Attendance Sheet

10/16/2017
9:00AM - 12:00PM
DPS, Albany

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Conference Code: 957 95 101

Agenda / Discussion Items
Attendance Sheet

09/27/2017
9:00AM - 3:00PM
NYSERDA, Albany

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Conference Code: 957 95 101

Agenda
Afternoon Session Outline
IEEE 1547 Presentation
JU Energy Storage Application Requirements
JU Initial Storage Criteria Presentation
Industry Storage Presentation
Pterra Workshop Summary and Update

07/19/2017
9:00AM - 3:00PM
DPS, Albany

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Conference Code: 957 95 101

Agenda
JU Response Regarding EPRI Report Inquiries
JU Response Regarding M&C Requirements for Solar PV Projects
Solar Industry Responses to ITWG 5_10 Questions
Solar Industry Presentation on Voltage Flicker
JU Presentation on Monitoring and Control
Pterra Presentation on Voltage Flicker Analysis for Screen H
Attendance List
Meeting Notes

06/06/2017
1:00PM - 3:00PM
Webinar

EPRI Fact Sheet
Attendee List

05/10/2017
9:00AM - 3:00PM
NYSERDA, Albany

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Conference Code: 957 95 101

Agenda
JU DG Queue Analysis
JU Proposed Monitoring and Control Screens
JU Response to EPRI Draft Report
Solar Industry Comments
EPRI Presentation Slides
NYSEIA Analysis of 50 - 999 kW Projects on High Penetration Circuits
Attendance Sheet

03/29/17
9:00AM - 3:00PM
DPS, Albany

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(866) 776-3553
Conference Code: 313 40 877

Agenda
Monitoring and Control Questionnaire
Pterra Report 149-16 Assessment of Inverter Induced GFOV
National Grid Review of Pterra Report R149-16 on 3V0
Response to ITWG Questions for Solar Industry
National Grid GFOV Update Slides
EPRI Phase II Task 2 Review Slides
NREL Interoperability of Distributed PV Slides
Attendance Sheet
Notes

01/18/17
9:00AM - 3:00PM
NYSERDA, Albany

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Conference Code: 313 40 877

Agenda
JU Draft Technical Guidance Matrix
Islanding Risk Requirements
NG Report on GFOV Nov. 2016
JU Slides
NREL Monitoring and Control of PV Systems
Pterra Phase 1 GFOV Study
Final Solar Industry Presentation
Islanding Risk Requirements
Meeting Notes

12/13/16
1:00PM - 2:30PM
Webinar

Slides

11/08/16
9:00AM - 3:00PM
DPS, Albany

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Conference Code: 313 40 877

Agenda
Joint Utility Position on DTT and Anti-Islanding
National Grid Islanding Risk Requirements
PSEG-LI DTT Justification
NREL Presentation
National Grid Anti-Islanding Flowchart
Solar Industry Presentation
Joint Utility Presentation
EPRI Presentation
EPRI re: SIR Screening
Attendance Sheet
Notes

09/27/16
10:00AM - 4:00PM
NYSERDA, Albany

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Conference Code: 313 40 877

Agenda
"Unintentional Islands in Power Systems" Report
Solar Industry Presentation
"Unintentional Islands in Power Systems" Presentation Slides
EPRI: Are Current Unintentional Islanding Practices Sufficient for Future Needs?
Attendance Sheet
Meeting Notes

08/24/2016
12:00PM - 2:00PM
Webinar

"Unintentional Islands in Power Systems" Webinar Slides
Recording

06/21/16
10:00AM - 4:00PM
DPS, Albany

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(866) 776-3553
Conference Code: 313 40 877

Meeting Agenda (Draft)
JU Presentation
Attendance List
ITWG Meeting Notes

04/29/16
10:00AM - 4:00PM
NYSERDA, Albany

Call-in
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(866) 394-2346
Conference Code: 518 862 1090

ITWG Agenda (Draft)
JU Presentation
Ombudsmen Report
Attendance List
ITWG Meeting Notes

03/08/16
10:30AM
DPS, Albany

ITWG Agenda
NYS ITWG Slides
Industry ITWG Slides
JU ITWG Slides
ITWG Attendance Sheet
ITWG Meeting Notes



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