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Analysis at NREL aims to increase the understanding of the current and future interactions and roles of energy policies, markets, resources, technologies, environmental impacts, and infrastructure. NREL analysis, data, and tools inform decisions as energy-efficient and renewable energy technologies advance from concept to commercial application.

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Realizing a Clean Energy Future: Highlights of
NREL Analysis
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Featured Analysis

  • Ofshore Wind Grid Capabilities
  • A Survey of State-Level Cost and Benefit Estimates of Renewable Portfolio Standards
  • Shale Gas Greenhouse Gas Emission Life Cycle Assessment
  • Realizing Clean Energy's Potential: Lessons Learned in the U.S. West
  • Status and Trends in the Green Power Market (2012 Data)
  • WWSIS - Western Wind and Solar Integration Study Phase 2
  • Geothermal Resource Roadmap
  • Value of Energy Storage for Grid Applications
  • Financing U.S. Renewable Energy Projects
  • Beyond Renewable Portfolio Standards
  • Transportation Energy Futures Project
  • Contaminated Sites and Renewable Energy Options
  • More NREL Analysis

Featured Models and Tools

  • PVWatts Updated
  • Alternative Fueling Station Locator
  •  State and Local Energy Data (SLED) Tool
  • System Advisor Model (SAM)
  • PVWatts Calculator for India
  • Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS)
  • Renewable Electricity Futures Study
  • Jobs and Economic Development Impact (JEDI) models
  • Energy DataBUS
  • FRED Free Energy Data
  • CREST Cost of Energy Models
  • More NREL Models and Tools

Featured Data & Resources

  • Solar Resource Maps for India
  • 21st Century Power Partnership
  • Indian Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Policy Database (IREEED)
  • Hydrogen Gateway
  • Transparent Cost Database
  • Renewable Energy Resource Maps
  • Life Cycle Assessment Harmonization Data
  • Life Cycle Assessment Harmonization Data
  • More NREL Analysis Data
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