National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Local Priorities Drive Energy Transitions in Remote, Coastal, & Island Communities

Applications Open for Energy Transitions Initiative Partnership Project, Which Connects Decision Makers With Energy Insights Remote, coastal, and island communities across the country face similar energy resilience challenges—from high energy costs and aging infrastructure to outages from extreme weather events and climate change impacts—but each community’s values and priorities create … [continued]

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]