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The following news items represent work being done by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to apply renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies worldwide. Subscribe to the RSS feed RSS. Learn about RSS.

July 30, 2014

WEC-Sim Aims to Bring New Wave Energy Devices to the Surface of an Emerging Industry

From a technology development standpoint, Mike Lawson likens today's wave energy industry to the wind industry in the 1970s or '80s. There are tens—maybe hundreds—of concepts for wave energy converters (WECs) in various stages of development, but no single solution has been established as commercially viable yet.

July 17, 2014

Industry, Investors Count on NREL's Modeling Tools

NREL's algorithms and models predict performance and financial risk of renewable energy systems.

June 6, 2014

A Survey of State-Level Cost and Benefit Estimates of Renewable Portfolio Standards

In this webinar, analysts from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory discuss findings in their recent paper, which surveys and summarizes cost and benefit estimates of state-level RPS and examines the methods used to create these estimates.

June 2, 2014

Technology Transfer Capabilities in the News

NREL's technology transfer capabilities, and the laboratory's own Bill Farris, were highlighted in a recent Chief Executive publication.

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