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The USAID-NREL Partnership collaborates with countries on projects across the globe, helping them with policy, planning, and deployment support for advanced energy technologies.

Featured Projects

A mini-grid in Tiburon, Haiti, with the sea and mountains in the background.

The USAID-NREL Partnership supported Haiti's first-ever request for proposals dedicated to mini-grid development.

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Identifying Renewable Energy Opportunities for the Lao People's Democratic Republic

This collaborative analysis explores how domestic and imported renewable energy resources could be developed to complement Lao PDR's existing energy infrastructure.

Impacts of Distributed Photovoltaic Adoption in the Philippines

A published study shows how policy revisions may impact the adoption of distributed photovoltaic in the Philippines.

Advancing Energy Efficiency Globally

This study outlines best practices drawn from developed countries for implementing energy efficiency programs in low-income households and discusses opportunities for applying these concepts globally.

Kazakhstan Holds First-Ever Renewable Energy Auction

The USAID-NREL Partnership supported the first ever renewable energy auction held in Kazakhstan using the Renewable Energy Explorer.

Evaluating Clean Energy Goals in India

The USAID-NREL Partnership supported an India-led study showing the country can achieve its target of 175 gigawatts of installed renewable capacity by 2022.

The Economics of Rooftop Solar in Mexico

NREL’s System Advisor Model was used to explore the economics of distributed solar photovoltaics in Mexico.

Microgrids Can Help Sub-Saharan Africa Achieve Universal Energy Access

This project is helping to build an environment that could enable bankable, microgrid investments in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Assessing Distributed Photovoltaic Impacts on Utilities in Thailand

The USAID-NREL Partnership assessed the impact of distributed photovoltaics on utility revenues and customer electricity rates in Thailand.

Resilient Energy Platform Launches to Help Countries Plan Reliable and Secure Energy Systems

Developed by the USAID-NREL Partnership, the Resilient Energy Platform provides direct resources, data, and tools to enhance power sector resilience.

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