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This list includes NREL publications released July 1–Sept. 30, 2021. It is updated quarterly and based on publication downloads. Visit the research program sites for recent publications by topic.

2021 U.S. Geothermal Power Production and District Heating Market ReportNREL Technical Report (2021)

Spatial and Temporal Analysis of the Total Cost of Ownership for Class 8 Tractors and Class 4 Parcel Delivery Trucks,
NREL Technical Report (2021)

H1 2021 Solar Industry Update, NREL Presentation (2021)

Energy Storage in South Asia: Understanding the Role of Grid-Connected Energy Storage in South Asia's Power Sector TransformationNREL Technical Report (2021)

National Alliance for Water Innovation Master Technology RoadmapNREL Technical Report (2021)

Use of Traveling Wave Signatures in Medium-Voltage Distribution Systems for Fault Detection and LocationNREL Technical Report (2021)

Storage Futures Study: Distributed Solar and Storage Outlook: Methodology and ScenariosNREL Technical Report (2021)

USAID Grid-Scale Energy Storage Technologies PrimerNREL Technical Report (2021)

Enhancing Performance Contracts With Monitoring-Based Commissioning (MBCx)NREL Technical Report (2021)

Equitable Access to Community Solar: Program Design and Subscription Considerations, NREL Fact Sheet (2021)


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