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REopt Resources

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

Fact sheets

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

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


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


Solar Plus: A Holistic Approach to Distributed Solar PV

Energy Storage Economics

Webinars and Videos

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

Articles, Blog Posts, and News Stories

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.

REopt Model Expands Into Energy Storage, Resilience, and the Energy-Water Nexus,” NREL Technology Deployment Success Story, December 6, 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.

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.