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2023 Standard Scenarios Report

2023 Standard Scenarios Report

Full Title: 2023 Standard Scenarios Report
Author(s): Pieter Gagnon, An Pham, Wesley Cole, Sarah Awara, Anne Barlas, Maxwell Brown, Patrick Brown, Vincent Carag, Stuart Cohen, Anne Hamilton, Jonathan Ho, Sarah Inskeep, Akash Karmakar, Luke Lavin, Anthony Lopez, Trieu Mai, Joseph Mowers, Matthew Mowers, Caitlin Murphy, Paul Pinchuk, Anna Schleifer, Brian Sergi, Daniel Steinberg, and Travis Williams
Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Publication Date: January 6, 2024
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Description (excerpt):

The annual Standard Scenarios Report—produced by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE)—provides a picture each year of where the U.S. electricity sector is heading. The report showcases a wide range of possible future scenarios, highlighting potential new clean energy capacity, the associated CO2 reduction outcomes, and how much it might cost.
Standard Scenarios helps people make decisions about the future of power grids. The robust data is open source and available for anyone to use—from utilities and regulators to research institutions and think tanks. For DOE, it serves as the backbone for much of the analysis and research conducted by EERE and our various technology offices.

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