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Left: A photo of a  group of people with white turbines in the background. Middle: A photo of a  hydrogen fueling station with a group of people in the background. Right: A photo of a group of people around a large set of roof-mounted PV arrays.

NREL's Executive Energy Leadership Academy provides non-technical business, governmental, and community leaders throughout the country an opportunity to learn about renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies, analytical tools, and financing to guide their organizations and communities in energy-related decisions and planning.

Leadership Program

The Leadership Program is designed for community and industry leaders with an interest in exploring renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies, applications, and issues. Participants are required to travel to NREL’s main campus in Golden, Colo., for three days June through September. Program specifics include:

  • Briefings by technology experts
  • Tours of research laboratories
  • Visits to renewable energy installations
  • Class project.

Leadership Institute

Offered in the past, the Leadership Institute is an accelerated, condensed workshop-style program designed for community and industry leaders interested in a primer on renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. The Leadership Institute is not accepting applications at this time.

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