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Data and Tools

NREL develops data and tools for the analysis of grid modernization technologies and strategies, including renewable resource data sets and models of the electric power system.

Renewable Resource Data

A library of resource information to inform the design of efficient, integrated renewable energy systems for central and distributed power production.

Solar Integration Data Sets

Modeled data points for the United States to estimate photovoltaic power production from hypothetical power plants for solar integration studies.

Wind Integration Data Sets

Data sets that provide energy professionals with a consistent set of wind profiles for the United States.

Flexible Energy Scheduling Tool for Integrating Variable Generation

A model that simulates the behavior of the electric power system to help researchers understand the impacts of variability and uncertainty on power system operations.