News Archives - 2007
November 29, 2007
Alexander Karsner, Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, today announced a new solar energy initiative designed to speed adoption of low-cost concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies into the marketplace.
November 8, 2007
A small company commercializing a novel solar energy technology has been named the Clean Energy Entrepreneur of the Year at the 20th Industry Growth Forum sponsored by NREL.
October 30, 2007
Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Lab to Dramatically Increase Use of Clean, Renewable Energy
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Samuel W. Bodman today participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for a highly efficient and “green” Research Support Facility, and announced two major renewable power projects at the Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
July 20, 2007
A solar cell produced by Boeing Spectrolab under a subcontract with NREL is among this year's most significant innovations, as judged by Research & Development Magazine.
May 25, 2007
NREL has updated the National Solar Radiation Database, a planning tool that provides critical information about the amount of solar energy that is available at any given location.
May 16, 2007
Thirteen local community leaders were chosen to join NREL's Executive Energy Leadership program.
May 12, 2007
Sixty-seven teams from 25 Colorado schools participated in today's Junior Solar Sprint and Hydrogen Fuel Cell car competitions hosted by NREL.
April 4, 2007
A research facility at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory has been designated as one of the most energy efficient and environmentally friendly places to work in the United States by the U.S. Green Buildings Council under its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building program.
March 9, 2007
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Solar America Initiative (SAI) work provides significant opportunities for collaboration and partnership among industry and university researchers to develop and improve solar energy technologies. Subject to Congressional appropriations, during 2007 DOE expects to issue an "incubator" solicitation. The responder to the solicitation must be a small business. The small business may team with a large company and/or university partner(s).
March 6, 2007
Two scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory have been named Dan David Prize Laureates for 2007.
February 28, 2007
NREL and PrimeStar Solar, Inc. announced they have signed an $870,000 Cooperative Research and Development Agreement to transition NREL's leading cadmium telluride (CdTe) photovoltaic (PV) technology to commercial module production.