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This report summarizes the results of 47 forward-looking 'standard scenarios' of the U.S. power sector simulated by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) using the Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) and Distributed Generation (dGen) capacity expansion models. The annual Standard Scenarios, which are now in their sixth year, have been designed to capture a range of possible power system futures considering a variety of factors that impact power sector evolution.

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