2017 News Releases
Access news stories about the laboratory and renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.
February 11, 2017
Students from Fort Collins, Colo., dominated this year’s Colorado High School Science Bowl with Fort Collins High School emerging victorious over second-place finisher Ridgeview Classical. Students from Fort Collins High School will represent the state of Colorado at the Energy Department’s (DOE) National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C., April 27 - May 1, where they will compete for the national title against more than 400 students from 70 high schools.
February 3, 2017
A team of scientists from the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) determined that surface recombination limits the performance of polycrystalline perovskite solar cells.
January 13, 2017
The National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has begun validation work on the first water power technology ever tested in an NREL dynamometer facility.
January 11, 2017
The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will help an additional 10 companies advance their technologies under the third round of the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) program, a five-year, $10 million program designed to facilitate early-stage technologies that provide scalable solutions to reduce the energy impact of commercial buildings.
January 9, 2017
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) developed a method which boosts the longevity of high-efficiency photocathodes in photoelectrochemical water-splitting devices.
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