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Nov. 13, 2018

Philippines Government Aims to Transform its Power System through the REZ Transmission Planning Process

NREL's Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) Transmission Planning Process served as a valuable guide for the planned approach to integrate transmission expansion and renewable energy generation planning in the Philippines.

Oct. 30, 2018

Assessing the Wind Power Potential in Bangladesh

New USAID-NREL study uses improved wind resource data sets to determine the feasibility and risks involved in using wind power as a renewable energy resource in Bangladesh.

Sept. 19, 2018

Beyond the Grid: How Micro-grids Can Help Sub-Saharan Africa Achieve Universal Energy Access

NREL supports the Power Africa Beyond the Grid Program by helping to build an environment that could enable bankable, microgrid investments. NREL recently published two reports in support of this effort.

Sept. 14, 2018

How the Philippine Grid Could Achieve 30%--or Even 50%--Renewable Energy by 2030

Through a project sponsored by USAID and the Philippine Department of Energy (PDOE), the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently released a report titled, "Greening the Grid: Solar and Wind Integration Study for the Luzon-Visayas System of the Philippines."

Aug. 31, 2018

Competition in Colombia Sparks Renewable Energy Expansion

Colombia will host its first renewable energy auction in 2019, hoping to boost its renewable portfolio and buffer its hydro-dominated energy sector against debilitating drought seasons. Learn how NREL expertise is helping the Colombian government transform its energy sector.

April 18, 2018

Abundant Renewable Energy Resources Exist in Lao PDR

A clearer picture of which renewable energy resources can benefit the Lao People's Democratic Republic has emerged from a new report published by NREL.

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