Renewables Integration

Strategic use of renewables can help businesses to reduce energy costs and enironmental footprint. The Renewables Integration Team provides unbiased advice and shared experience to help members navigate complex regulations, business models, and utility policies. The team will focus on facilitating and implementing best practices, decision-making tools, and technologies that reduce building energy use intensity.

Contact us to join the Renewables Integration team or for additional information.

Tools & Resources

NREL’s Renewable Energy Finance Team
NREL Renewable Energy Project finance team has analysis and tools to help support your renewable energy financing decisions.

NREL’s System Advisor Model (SAM)
SAM makes performance predictions and cost of energy estimates for grid-connected power projects based on installation and operating costs and system design parameters that you specify as inputs to the model. You can use the tool to calculate hourly system performance.

DOE’s Guide For Procuring Solar for Federal Facilities
For federal entities considering solar systems, the DOE has created a document to help guide your decisions.

Database of Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
This is a comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that could support renewable energy at your facility.