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NREL Innovation Spectrum

The scope of NREL's capabilities emulates the nature of the innovation process itself. Moving new technologies from initial concept to commercial application requires a breadth of expertise across the innovation spectrum, encompassing:

The NREL innovation spectrum is highly interactive within the laboratory and across other research institutions and private industry. NREL provides the scientific and analytical leadership to guide the innovation process, contributing knowledge and expertise at each stage.

Innovation Success Stories

Learn more about the spectrum of clean energy innovation and how NREL is creating a future of sustainable energy systems based on clean, cost-effective, and secure resources.

Overview

Fundamental Science

Biomass

Geothermal

Hydrogen

Solar

Water Power

Wind

Buildings

Electric Infrastructure Systems

Vehicles and Fuels

Commercialization

Deployment