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About NREL

At the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), we focus on creative answers to today's energy challenges. From breakthroughs in fundamental science to new clean technologies to integrated energy systems that power our lives, NREL researchers are transforming the way the nation and the world use energy.

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NREL Quick Facts

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Research Programs

16 programs

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Business Volume

$410.4 million*

 

Publication

Publications

More than 1,000 scientific and technical materials published annually

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Partnerships

817 active partnerships with industry, universities, foundations, and governments

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Technologies for Licensing

More than 550 patents issued for NREL technologies to date

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Campus Size

327 acres Golden campus

305 acres National Wind Technology Center

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Employment

2,200 employees, postdoctoral researchers, interns, visiting professionals, and subcontractors

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College Degrees Held by Staff

More than 2,700

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Countries Represented by Staff

More than 70

 

*Fiscal year 2018