The REopt® techno-economic decision support platform is used by NREL researchers to optimize energy systems for buildings, campuses, communities, microgrids, and more. REopt recommends the optimal mix of renewable energy, conventional generation, and energy storage technologies to meet cost savings, resilience, emissions reductions, and energy performance goals.
Engage With REopt
REopt Lite® isn't light anymore! A broad range of NREL's powerful REopt capabilities are now available through the self-service REopt web tool, application programming interface, and open source code. Learn more about the evolution of REopt.
As always, you can work with NREL experts on an in-depth REopt analysis that may require customizable features and development.
Use the publicly available REopt web tool to evaluate distributed energy, emissions reduction, and resilience potential at your site.
Work with NREL's expert team on a customized REopt energy integration and optimization analysis.
REopt analyses have supported decisions that led to more than 260 megawatts of renewable energy development. Explore our impactful projects in the following areas.
Looking Beyond Bill Savings to Equity in Renewable Energy Microgrid Deployment
Renewable Energy Focus journal article
Optimizing Design and Dispatch of a Renewable Energy System with Combined Heat and
Optimization and Engineering journal article
Evaluate Distributed Energy Technologies for Cost Savings and Resilience With REopt
NREL fact sheet
REopt: A Platform for Energy System Integration and Optimization
NREL technical report
With Enhanced Capabilities, REopt Isn't Lite Anymore
NREL Program News, Feb. 2, 2022
REopt Targets Emissions for Tomorrow’s Cleaner, Healthier Built Environment
NREL Program News, Jan. 18, 2022
REopt Goes Underground To Elevate Facility Energy Savings and Resilience
NREL Program News, Jan. 10, 2022
REopt Lite Adds a Fresh Dimension: Combined Heat and Power
NREL Program News, Feb. 8, 2021