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Science and Technology Highlights

NREL researchers' accomplishments in fundamental energy science contribute to a clean energy future for the nation. Take a look at recent technical highlights and learn about the key results and impacts in NREL's energy science research involving:

Solar

Photo of a large photovoltaic array.

August 2014

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September 2013

August 2013

January 2013

December 2012

Wind and Water

Photo of a wind turbine with the logos 'Department of Energy' and 'NREL' on the nacelle.

June 2014

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September 2013

May 2013

November 2012

Bio and Materials Science

Photo of a man using a microscope.

August 2014

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May 2013

November 2012

Biomass

Photo of several rows of beakers containing different levels of light green fluid.

July 2013

April 2013

January 2013

Energy Efficiency

Photo looking out of a building's energy efficient windows into a courtyard.

August 2014

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September 2013

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December 2012

October 2012

Vehicles and Fuels

Photo of an electric car at a charging station.

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October 2013

September 2013

December 2012

View past Science and Technology Highlights in NREL's Publications Database.