2016 Feature Stories
The following feature stories take an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at how NREL is advancing energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.
Sarah Kurtz's dream of being a university professor is on hold while she pursues her passion for solar energy at the National Center for Photovoltaics.
NREL engineers Chuck Booten and Jon Winkler plan to make home air conditioners better and more energy efficient with a simple, split installation.
Researchers come from across the globe for opportunity to work at lab.
Dreamers from 57 Colorado middle school teams gathered in a checkered-flag bedecked gym to race electric cars—and chase visions of the future.
Idea behind meeting to expand relationships with industry.
Geothermal program boosted by greater access to data.
NREL research fellow and chief scientist Dave Ginley's passion for science began at an early age—and continues to burn.
From the subzero tundra in Alaska to the Southwest, NREL is partnering with Native American tribes and Alaska Native villages to advance clean energy goals.
Funding source provides scientists with method to propel progress forward.
Ridgeview Classical Charter School scores convincing victory at Colorado Science Bowl to secure trip to national competition.
Record numbers carefully vetted by scientists to assure accuracy.
NREL initiative approaches sustainable transportation as an integrated system, where travelers and transportation resources are viewed as a dynamic network.
NREL is working with two-way power grid communications technologies, which can act like an independent "electricity-only Internet."