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October 25, 2012

NREL's Industry Growth Forum

The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) 25th Industry Growth Forum this week attracted nearly 400 investors, entrepreneurs, scientists and policymakers to Denver.

December 28, 2012

Award-Winning PV Cell Pushes Efficiency Higher

NREL and Solar Junction outsmart the solar spectrum and set a world record with a 44%-efficient solar cell.

December 20, 2012

Concentrated Solar Power with Thermal Energy Storage Can Help Utilities' Bottom Line, Study Shows

The storage capacity of concentrating solar power (CSP) can add significant value to a utility company's optimal mix of energy sources, a new report by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) suggests.

December 17, 2012

Award-Winning A/C Uses Old Idea, New Materials

NREL's DEVAP cooling system works in any climate while saving up to 80% on energy use.

December 14, 2012

NREL and Johnson Matthey Announce Five-Year Collaboration on Biofuels

The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will partner with Johnson Matthey, a global specialty chemicals company, in a five-year, $7 million effort to economically produce drop-in gasoline, diesel and jet fuel from non-food biomass feedstocks, the federal laboratory announced today.

December 4, 2012

NREL Teams with Berkeley Lab to Analyze Solar Pricing Trends and Benchmark "Soft" Costs for PV Systems

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE)'s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBL) jointly released two reports examining solar photovoltaic (PV) pricing in the U.S.

December 3, 2012

CEMEX Wind Turbine Project Case Study

CEMEX' sustainable operations strategy increases the use of renewable energy sources in operations, replaces traditional fuels with carbon-neutral alternatives, and explores new carbon-reduction options. CEMEX commissioned a GE 1-megawatt wind turbine at its quarry in Madison, California.

October 25, 2012

NREL's Industry Growth Forum Brings Together Energy Innovators

The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) 25th Industry Growth Forum this week attracted nearly 400 investors, entrepreneurs, scientists and policymakers to Denver.

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