Through our commercialization programs, we help accelerate the transfer of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies into the marketplace.
Commercialization Assistance Program
The NREL Commercialization Assistance Program (NCAP) helps emerging companies overcome technical barriers to commercializing clean energy technology. The program specifically helps renewable energy and energy efficiency companies by providing free assistance or information to help small businesses with specific technology questions or needs. Learn more about NCAP.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center
Through the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, we can help clean energy businesses develop market orientations by facilitating strong links with the financial community, as well as other key stakeholders in the commercialization process. For more information, contact Richard Adams.
Industry Growth Forum
NREL's Industry Growth Forums have provided clean energy entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their business cases to an expert panel of investors and energy executives. Learn more.
Energy Innovation Portal
NREL manages the Energy Innovation Portal for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). It provides one-stop-shopping for clean energy technologies available for licensing from DOE labs and participating research institutions. Learn more about the Energy Innovation Portal.