Cambium Documentation: Version 2020

Research output: NRELTechnical Report


This is the documentation for the 2020 version of Cambium. Cambium is a tool that assembles structured data sets of simulated hourly cost and operational data for modeled futures of the U.S. electric sector with metrics designed to be useful for long-term decision-making. In this documentation, we define the metrics reported in Cambium databases and document the Cambium-specific methods for calculating those metrics.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages63
StatePublished - 2020

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/TP-6A20-78239


  • cambium
  • capacity expansion
  • data
  • emissions
  • grid modeling
  • marginal costs
  • ReEDS


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