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To optimize the way we use, produce, and deliver energy, NREL works with partners on transformative projects at its award-winning, state-of-the-art facilities.

We believe that with the right tools and the right team, great things can happen. With our combination of facilities and team of specialized scientists and engineers, there is no better place in the world for industry, government, and academic entities to join us in tackling today's energy systems integration challenges.

Featured Projects

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General Motors

NREL and General Motors are partnering on a multiyear, multimillion-dollar joint research and development effort to lower the cost of automotive fuel cell stacks through improvements in materials and manufacturing.

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The Hawaiian Electric Companies

NREL is providing critical information to the Hawaiian Electric Companies about the performance and impacts of today's advanced solar inverters, as well as proprietary feedback to the inverter manufacturers.

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LiquidCool Solutions

NREL is working with LiquidCool Solutions to demonstrate and characterize the performance of a liquid-submerged technology for cooling computers and servers.

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Current Partners

  • 3M
  • Abengoa
  • ACCIONA Solar
  • AccuFlux
  • Advanced Energy
  • AirGenerate
  • Albeado
  • Alstom
  • American Vanadium
  • Aquahydrex
  • Arizona Public Service
  • Asetek
  • AutoPort
  • Babcock & Wilcox
  • BlackRidge
  • Bonneville Power Administration
  • Boreas Group
  • Bosch
  • California Energy Commission
  • Caterpillar, Inc.
  • Case Western University
  • CellEra
  • Clemson University
  • ClipperCreek
  • Colorado School of Mines
  • CPS Energy
  • DC Systems
  • Denver Water
  • Duke Energy
  • EaglePicher
  • ElementOne
  • Electric Power Research Institute
  • The Electric Reliability Council of Texas
  • Emerson
  • Energy Exemplar
  • Enphase Energy
  • Erigo and EaglePicher
  • San Diego Gas & Electric
  • Schneider Electric
  • Scitor
  • SecLab
  • Smarter Grid Solutions
  • SolarCity and the Hawaiian Electric Companies
  • Solectria
  • SPI Solar
  • Southern California Edison
  • Southern California Gas
  • Spectrum Automation Controls
  • Strategic Analysis, Inc.
  • Spirae
  • SunPower
  • Synopsis
  • Technical University of Denmark
  • Tendril
  • Total
  • Toyota
  • TransPower
  • United States Navy
  • University of Arizona
  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Denver
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Texas at San Antonio
  • University of Wisconsin
  • ViaSat
  • W.E.B. Aruba N.V.
  • Whisker Labs
  • Wyle