Sabathani Community Center Solar + Battery Resilience Hub

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


To meet south Minneapolis, Minnesota's clean energy goals, the community exploring opportunities to transition Sabathani Community Center into a resilience hub to provide critical community services during power outages, including shelter and warmth or cooling, continued food distribution services, and more. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory, through the U.S. Department of Energy's Communities LEAP (Local Energy Action Program) pilot, worked with Sabathani to quantify the costs and benefits of installing stand-alone solar photovoltaics (PV) and PV paired with battery systems to reduce energy costs, avoid emissions, and improve resilience.
Original languageAmerican English
PublisherNational Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2024

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-7A40-88960

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102024-6196


  • battery energy storage system
  • C-LEAP
  • Minneapolis
  • resilience
  • resilience hub
  • Sabathani Community Center
  • solar


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