Arctic Community Engagement: Enhancing Energy Affordability, Resilience, Security

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


The changing Arctic geopolitical and natural environment presents significant new challenges and opportunities for innovation, economic development, and sustainable energy, as well as enhancing resilience and security in Alaska communities and the greater Arctic region. NREL's Arctic strategy focuses on addressing the impacts of climate change, developing a clean energy and weatherization workforce in the arctic, advancing energy innovation, developing climate appropriate and affordable housing, and ensuring energy security in an era of growing geopolitical threats.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2021

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-6A31-78905


  • Alaska
  • Arctic
  • Arctic Region
  • buildings
  • climate change
  • Cold Climate Housing Research Center
  • community
  • electricity
  • energy consumption
  • grid access
  • housing


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