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Institutional Support

NREL delivers high-quality technical assistance and objective information to policy makers, regulatory agencies, and regional planning organizations to address the challenges posed by grid modernization.

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The demand for objective technical assistance and information on grid modernization is high. State policy makers, regulators, and regional planners must address the complex issues related to grid modernization and increasing deployment of distributed energy and renewable resources.

As part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Grid Modernization Initiative and Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium, NREL supports a variety of organizations with unbiased information and technical assistance to enable the policies needed for a modernized grid. Learn more about NREL's work in market and policy impact analysis.


Dan Bilello

Director, Strategic Energy Analysis Center