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About Regional Energy Deployment System Model—ReEDS

The Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) is a long-term, capacity-expansion model for the deployment of electric power generation technologies and transmission infrastructure throughout the contiguous United States.

Shows ReEDS U.S. capacity estimates for different generation technologies over a 44-year periodEnlarge image

Base case capacity build-out in ReEDS

The ReEDS model was designed to analyze critical issues in the electric sector, especially with respect to potential energy policies, such as clean energy and renewable energy standards or carbon restrictions.

It was developed by NREL's Strategic Energy Analysis Center with support from the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Learn about the model’s capabilities.

Also see the ReEDS model documentation.