Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) Model Documentation: Version 2018

Stuart Cohen, Kelly Eurek, Wesley Cole, Bethany Frew, Jonathan Ho, Trieu Mai, Daniel Steinberg, Nina Vincent, Matthew Mowers, Jonathon Becker, Maxwell Brown, Allister Frazier, Pieter Gagnon, Paige Jadun, Caitlin Murphy, Yinong Sun, Andrew Reimers, James Richards, Nicole Ryan, Evangelia SpyrouDavid Bielen, Matthew Zwerling

Research output: NRELTechnical Report


The Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) model is a capacity expansion and dispatch model for the contiguous U.S. electric power sector that relies on system-wide least cost optimization to estimate the type and location of future generation and transmission capacity.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages135
StatePublished - 2019

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/TP-6A20-72023


  • capacity expansion
  • electricity
  • modeling
  • optimization
  • ReEDS
  • WMA


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