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Federal Agency Technical Assistance

NREL supports various federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.S. Department of Defense, and others by providing technical and project assistance, training, and resources to help meet and exceed energy and environmental targets.

National Park Service

From Prison Cells to Solar Cells: Alcatraz Island Goes Green

U.S. Department of Energy

As a DOE laboratory, NREL works hand-in-hand with the department to help shape, execute, and evaluate several DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy deployment programs designed to solve a particular set of market barriers for implementing technologies. These programs include:

U.S. Department of Defense

NREL actively supports the U.S. Army Net Zero Energy Installation initiative, as well as the U.S. Department of Defense and other military facilities in achieving strategic energy goals surrounding energy security and sustainability. Learn more about NREL's Department of Defense Energy Programs.

Other Federal Agency Support

NREL also provides project support, energy assessments, analysis, and more to other federal agencies to help meet energy efficiency and renewable energy goals. Learn more about the other federal agencies we support.

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For more information on NREL's work with federal agencies, contact us.

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Economic cash flow model for assessing projects, designing cost-based incentives, and evaluating the impact of tax incentives or other support structures.

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