National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

NREL Unveils Groundbreaking Generative Machine Learning Model To Simulate Future Energy-Climate Impacts

New Open-Source, Publicly Available Model Rapidly Produces Super-Detailed Future Climate Data To Support Integrated Energy System Planning As countries worldwide transition to more wind and solar generation and electrify energy end uses, societies are becoming more intertwined with weather conditions. Meanwhile, the climate is rapidly changing and making extreme weather … [continued]

U.S. DOE Expands Support for Community-Led Clean Energy Transitions

DOE’s Clean Energy to Communities (C2C) program helps local governments, electric utilities, community-based groups, and other decisionmakers realize their clean energy goals with innovative modeling and testing tools developed at DOE’s world-class national laboratories. Today, DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) released the first C2C annual report, which highlights more than 200 communities … [continued]

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JISEA Launches Sustainable Agriculture Catalyzer To Examine Cobenefits of Decarbonization

Research Looks at How Strategies To Reduce Emissions in Agriculture Lead to Benefits in Health, Socioeconomics, and More The Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis (JISEA) has launched a new catalyzer — and it is changing the way you think about your food. Catalyzers are two- to three-year seed research … [continued]

Game-Changing High-Resolution Solar Data Enables Renewable Energy Expansion Across 2 Continents

New High-Resolution Solar Data and Analysis Provides In-Depth Look at Solar Resources in Africa, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East Over 20 years of research in solar radiation at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is now poised to advance power system planning and solar energy deployment across Africa, Eastern … [continued]

U.S. Department of Energy Announces 1st Round of Community Energy Innovation Prize Winners for the…

23 Teams Will Move Forward in the American-Made Challenge Focused on Community-Based Innovation Leer en Español The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced 23 teams have won the CONCEPT Phase of the American-Made Community Energy Innovation Prize in the Clean Energy Ecosystem and Manufacturing Ecosystem Tracks. Each team has been awarded … [continued]