NREL's System Advisor Model Simplifies Complex Energy Analysis (Fact Sheet)

    Research output: NRELFact Sheet


    The energy market is diversifying. In addition to traditional power sources, decision makers can choose among solar, wind, and geothermal technologies as well. Each of these technologies has complex performance characteristics and economics that vary with location and other project specifics, making it difficult to analyze the viability of such projects. But that analysis is easier now, thanks tothe National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages2
    StatePublished - 2011

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/FS-6A4-49150


    • energy markets
    • financing
    • geothermal
    • grid-connected
    • National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
    • SAM
    • Sandia National Laboratory (SNL)
    • solar
    • System Advisor Model (SAM)
    • U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
    • University of Wisconsin, Madison
    • wind


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