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The U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Transitions Initiative (ETI) advances self-reliant island and remote communities through the development of resilient energy systems. Relevant outcomes include:

  • Local resource reliance
  • Institutional, social, and economic resilience
  • Enhanced institutional capacity
  • Lower costs and increased predictability
  • Replicable approaches.

Island Clean Energy Project Planning

Islands Playbook
Use a readily available framework that any community can use to help successfully initiate, plan, and complete a transition to a clean energy system.
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Island Energy Data
Get energy information and data about islands in the Caribbean, the Pacific, and the surrounding area.
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ETI Partnership Project

ETIPP's network of experienced organizations works alongside remote and islanded communities to transform their energy systems and reduce risk.
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Who We Are
ETIPP leverages the experience and expertise of a broad coalition of federal offices, national laboratories, and community-based organizations.
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What We Do
ETIPP provides resources and technical support for remote and islanded communities seeking to transform their energy systems, reduce risk, and more.
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Energy Tools and Trainings

Engage Energy Modeling Tool
Makes cross-sectoral energy system planning and simulation easier and more accessible.
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Disaster Recovery Resources

Find lesson learned and resources to prepare for, respond to, and recover from hurricanes.
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Find lesson learned and resources to prepare for, respond to, and recover from tornadoes.
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Lessons Learned in Islands

Helping Hawaii Chart a Path to 100% Renewable Electricity
As Hawaii charges toward its goal of 100% renewable electricity by 2045, the Energy Transitions Initiative worked with NREL to deliver training.
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How Renewables Will Help New Orleans Keep the Lights On
The immense challenges that New Orleans faced in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina were intensified by electric grid failures.
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Consider the Lobster and Electricity: Helping Meet the Energy Challenges of Maine's Small Islands
With the Island Institute, ETI examined how clean energy solutions could support the sustainability goals of two island communities off Maine's coast.
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