Campus Energy Approach, REopt Overview, and Solar for Universities

Emma Elgqvist, Otto Van Geet

Research output: NRELPresentation


This presentation gives an overview of the climate neutral research campus framework for reducing energy use and meeting net zero electricity on research campuses. It gives an overview of REopt and the REopt Lite web tool, which can be used to evaluate cost optimal sizes of behind the meter PV and storage. It includes solar PV installation trends at universities and case studies for projects implemented on university campuses.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages59
StatePublished - 2017

Publication series

NamePresented at the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories 2017 I2SL Annual Conference, 15-18 October 2017, Boston, Massachusetts

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PR-7A40-70252


  • campus solar trends
  • climate neutral research campus
  • net zero
  • PV + storage
  • REopt
  • REopt Lite
  • REopt Web Tool
  • solar PV at universities


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