GovWhitePapers Logo

Sorry, your browser is not compatible with this application. Please use the latest version of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge or Safari.

Energy content

Ai4 Cities Accelerating Carbon Neutrality

Through the AI4Cities project, cities and regions are asking suppliers to provide them with AI solutions (not market ready) for mobility and energy challenges that will be defined at an…

Learn More

Opportunities for Solar Industrial Process Heat in...

This report marks a renewed interest in evaluating the opportunities for solar technologies to meet industrial process heat (IPH) demand in the United States. The industrial sector has not typically…

Learn More

Scenarios of Power System Evolution and...

Electrification, the shift from non-electric to electric sources of energy at the point of final consumption, is an emerging trend that could have major implications for global energy systems. The…

Learn More

U.S. Solar Photovoltaic System and Energy Storage...

This report benchmarks U.S. solar photovoltaic (PV) system installed costs as of the first quarter of 2020 (Q1 2020). We use a bottom-up method, accounting for all system and project…

Learn More

Using Renewable Energy Certificates to Achieve...

Many local governments use renewable energy certificates (RECs) to demonstrate regulatory compliance and meet voluntary local renewable energy goals. RECs are market-based instruments that represent the property rights to the…

Learn More

Innovation, Investment, and Inclusion:...

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the Moon. This achievement was the result of a decade of work by hundreds of thousands of…

Learn More

Emergency Diesel Generator Backup Power Systems...

Backup power systems on military installations must provide reliable power during a grid outage. The risks of blackouts and loss of electric power are not new. Outages of just a…

Learn More

Climate Change Is Expected to Have Far-reaching...

Climate change is expected to have far-reaching effects on the electricity grid that could cost billions and could affect every aspect of the grid from generation, transmission, and distribution to…

Learn More

Data-Driven Security Assessment of Power Grids...

Security assessment is a fundamental function for both short-term and long-term power system operations. The data-driven security assessment (DSA) criteria will help determine when it is necessary to trigger a…

Learn More

Planning Neighborhood-Scale Deployment of...

NREL has created a decision support tool for planning neighborhood-scale deployment of low-speed shared automated shuttles. An AMD is a campus-sized implementation of Connected and automated vehicle (CAV) technology to…

Learn More

Energy and Water Development: FY2021 Appropriations

The Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies appropriations bill provides funding for civil works projects of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE); the Department of the Interior’s Bureau…

Learn More

An Overview of Behind-The-Meter Solar-Plus-Storage...

Behind-the-meter energy storage systems paired with distributed photovoltaic (DPV)—with the capability to act as both generation and load—represent a unique and disruptive power sector technology capable of providing a range…

Learn More

Environmental Effects of Battery Electric and...

Increased deployment of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and other alternative-fueled vehicles in the United States could have a variety of effects on energy security, the economy, and the environment. In…

Learn More

Hydrogen in Electricity’s Future

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) describes hydrogen as an “energy carrier,” as it allows the transport of energy that can be…

Learn More

Machine Learning-Based Prediction of Distribution...

Increasing penetration levels of fast-varying energy resources might negatively affect power system operation. At the same time, sensor deployment throughout distribution networks improves system awareness and enables the development of…

Learn More