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REopt Lite evaluates solar photovoltaics and battery storage potential to optimize energy systems for buildings, campuses, communities, and microgrids.

 

Featured Publications

Valuing the Resilience Provided by Solar and Battery Energy Storage Systems — brochure

REopt: A Platform for Energy System Integration and Optimization — technical report

Renewable Energy Optimization (REopt) — fact sheet

Solar Plus: A Holistic Approach to Distributed Solar PV — technical report

The following publications and other resources offer more information about the REopt™ platform.

Fact Sheets and Brochures

REopt Lite Web Tool Evaluates Photovoltaics and Battery Storage

REopt Lite Web Tool

Identifying Potential Markets for Behind-the-Meter Battery Energy Storage: A Survey of U.S. Demand Charges

Valuing the Resilience Provided by Solar and Battery Energy Storage Systems

Solar Plus: A Holistic Approach to Distributed Solar PV

Renewable Energy Optimization (REopt)

REopt Screenings Catalyze Development of Hundreds of Megawatts of Renewable Energy for Federal Agencies

NREL Screens Universities for Solar and Battery Storage Potential

Federal Tax Incentives for Battery Storage Systems

Papers and Technical Reports

Solar Plus: Optimization of Distributed Solar PV through Battery Storage and Dispatchable Load in Residential Buildings

Tariff Considerations for Micro-Grids in Sub-Saharan Africa

Quantifying and Monetizing Renewable Energy Resiliency

Valuing the Resilience Provided by Solar and Battery Energy Storage Systems

REopt: A Platform for Energy System Integration and Optimization

Increasing Resiliency Through Renewable Energy Microgrids

Solar Plus: A Holistic Approach to Distributed Solar PV

The Economic Potential of Nuclear-Renewable Hybrid Energy Systems Producing Hydrogen

The Economic Potential of Three Nuclear-Renewable Hybrid Energy Systems Providing Thermal Energy to Industry

The Economic Potential of Two Nuclear-Renewable Hybrid Energy Systems

Cost-Optimal Pathways to 75% Fuel Reduction in Remote Alaskan Villages

Consolidated Utility Base Energy (CUBE) Model Report

New York Solar Smart DG Hub-Resilient Solar Project: Economic and Resiliency Impact of PV and Storage on New York Critical Infrastructure

Optimal Sizing of a Solar-Plus-Storage System for Utility Bill Savings and Resiliency Benefits

A Statistical Analysis of the Economic Drivers of Battery Energy Storage in Commercial Buildings

Portfolio Analysis of Renewable Energy Opportunities

Posters

Energy System Modeling with REopt

Catalyzing RE Project Development

Optimizing Energy Storage Economics

Optimizing Solar + Storage for Cost Savings and Resiliency

REopt Improves the Operations of Alcatraz’s Solar PV-Battery-Diesel Hybrid System

Presentations

Energy Storage Economics

Campus Energy Approach, REopt Overview, and Solar for Universities

Kokhanok Renewable Energy Retrofit Analysis

Identifying Critical Factors in the Cost-Effectiveness of Solar and Battery Storage in Commercial Buildings

Solar Plus: A Holistic Approach to Distributed Solar PV

Videos, Webinars, and Websites

REopt Lite Web Tool Demo: Using the REopt support model and web tool

REopt Lite: Sizing Solar+Storage for Savings and Resiliency with NREL's New Tool

Strategic Planning for Renewable Energy Deployment: REopt

The Economics of Resilient Solar+Storage for Critical Infrastructure

OpenEI: Solar+Storage: Reducing Barriers through Cost-Optimization and Market Characterization

Articles, Blog Posts, and News Stories

Thinking Creatively About Residential Solar PV System Optimization: The Solar Plus Approach,” Science Trends article, March 27, 2018.

NREL's Energy Storage and REopt Teams Awarded $525k from TCF to Study Commercial Viability of Optimal, Reliable Building-Integrated Energy Storage,” NREL Program News, November 14, 2017.

New REopt Lite Tool Allows Building Owners to Optimize PV and Battery System Sizes,” NREL Program News, October 2, 2017.

NREL Brings Midmarket Solar PV Technical Assistance to 36 Universities and Colleges,” NREL Program News, June 2, 2017.

New Platform Helps Maximize Energy Resources,” EERE blog, March 24, 2017.

Welcome to Alcatraz: One of the Largest Microgrids in the United States,” EERE blog, January 26, 2017.

Changing the Game by Linking Nuclear and Renewable Energy Systems,” EERE blog, December 8, 2016.

NREL Helps the National Park Service Celebrate Its Birthday with Clean Energy,” NREL Feature Story, August 25, 2016.

Solar+Storage Makes Economic Sense for New York City’s Critical Infrastructure,” Clean Energy Group Blog, July 18, 2016.

New Test Tool for Optimizing Renewable Energy at Federal Agencies,” EERE Amped Up! Magazine, May/June 2016.

Iowa’s Luther College studies options for solar energy storage,” Iowa Environmental Focus Blog, May 31, 2016.

New Partnerships Help Utilities Break Down Solar Barriers,” NREL Program News, May 11, 2016.

Big Data Mining,” Lab Manager Web Article, May 6, 2016.

NREL Helps Federal Agencies Reach New Efficiency Targets,” NREL Feature Story, August 19, 2015.

How Solar PV Can Support Disaster Resiliency,” NREL Solar Technical Assistance Team Blog, February 3, 2015.