Energy Security and Resilience (ESR) Initiative

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


Central to achieving reduced carbon emissions and sustained economic recovery from the COVID pandemic is a national energy system based on low-carbon technologies and resistant to disruption from severe weather events and human attacks. NREL’s Energy Security and Resilience (ESR) Initiative applies NREL’s expertise in the design and operation of clean, highly distributed energy systems to the most pressing security and resilience challenges.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2021

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-6A31-78904


  • cybersecurity
  • disaster recovery
  • distributed energy
  • economic recovery
  • energy resilience
  • energy security
  • ESR
  • human attacks
  • reduced carbon emissions


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