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Global Toolkits

The USAID-NREL Partnership provides free toolkits through its global technical platforms. The toolkits offer state-of-the-art support on common and critical challenges countries face when scaling up advanced energy systems.

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Renewable Energy Data Explorer

Renewable Energy (RE) Explorer provides renewable energy data, geospatial analysis tools, and technical assistance to support data-driven renewable energy decision making. The RE Explorer was developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and are supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development.

To learn more, visit the RE Explorer website.

Download the RE Data Explorer Fact Sheet


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Greening the Grid

Greening the Grid is a platform for expertly curated information, tools, and technical assistance to support countries in power system transformation and grid modernization. Greening the Grid is supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development.

To learn more, visit the Greening the Grid website.

Download the Greening the Grid fact sheet.

Grid Integration Toolkit

The Grid Integration Toolkit provides state-of-the-art resources to assist developing countries in integrating variable renewable energy into their power grids.

To learn more, visit the Grid Integration Toolkit website.

Download the Grid Integration Toolkit Fact Sheet

Distributed Photovoltaics (DPV) Toolkit

The Distributed Photovoltaics Toolkit provides resources to support developing countries in addressing barriers to safe, effective, and accelerated deployment of distributed solar power.

To learn more, visit the Distributed PV Toolkit website.

Download the Distributed Photovoltaics Toolkit Fact Sheet

Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) Toolkit

The Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) Toolkit helps power system planners and other stakeholders to connect areas of cost-effective renewable energy generation to the grid through the REZ transmission planning process.

To learn more, visit the Renewable Energy Zones Toolkit website.

Download the Renewable Energy Zone Toolkit Fact Sheet


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The International Jobs and Economic Development Impacts (I-JEDI)

The International Jobs and Economic Development Impacts (I-JEDI) model is a free, online tool for analyzing the potential economic impacts and job benefits from wind, solar, biomass, and geothermal energy projects around the world. I-JEDI was developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and is supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development.

To learn more, visit the I-JEDI website.


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The Resilient Energy Platform provides expertly curated resources, training, tools, and technical assistance to enhance power sector resilience. The Resilient Energy Platform is supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development.


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