Impacts of High Variable Renewable Energy Futures on Wholesale Electricity Prices, and on Electric-Sector Decision MakingLearn More
Increasing penetrations of variable renewable energy (VRE) can affect wholesale electricity price patterns and make them meaningfully different.
Barriers and Opportunities to Broader Adoption of Integrated Demand-Side Management at Electric Utilities: A Scoping StudyLearn More
This report explores recent electric utility experience with integrated demand-side management to provide an assessment of barriers and benefits.
Electrification Futures Study: End-Use Technology Cost and Performance Projections through 2050Learn More
This report provides projected cost and performance assumptions for electric technologies considered in the Electrification Futures Study.
Variable Renewable Energy in Long-Term Planning Models: A Multi-Model PerspectiveLearn More
This report discusses the various methods for treating variable renewable energy (primarily wind and solar photovoltaics) among four modeling teams.
Aggregate Economic Return on Investment in the U.S. DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable EnergyLearn More
Since 2010, EERE has commissioned six R&D impact evaluation studies to quantify the economic return on investment resulting from EERE investments.
Status and Trends in the U.S. Voluntary Green Power MarketLearn More
This report documents the status and trends of the market for renewable energy procured voluntarily.
2017 Standard Scenarios Report: A U.S. Electricity Sector OutlookLearn More
This report summarizes 26 forward-looking “standard scenarios," which are designed to capture a range of possible U.S. power system futures.
Demand Response Advanced Controls Framework and Assessment of Enabling Technology CostsLearn More
This research presents a framework for the costs to automate demand response & provides descriptions of various elements that drive enablement costs.
The Climate and Air-Quality Benefits of Wind and Solar Power in the United StatesLearn More
Wind & solar energy provide air-quality, public health, and emission benefits as they reduce the reliance on combustion-based electricity generation.
State Level Electric Energy Efficiency Potential EstimatesLearn More
740,985 GWh of cost-effective, electric energy efficiency potential is available nationwide from 2016 to 2035, with savings available in every state.