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At 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

13 programs

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Funding

$357 million*

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Publications

More than 1,000 scientific and technical materials published annually

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Technology Partnerships

684 active partnerships

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Technologies for Licensing

More than 800 patented or patent-pending technologies available for licensing

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Campus Size

327 acres Golden campus

305 acres National Wind Technology Center

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Employment

Nearly 1,700 employees

1,014 visiting researchers, postdoctoral students, interns, and contractors

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College Degrees Held by Staff

More than 2,700

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Countries Represented by Staff

More than 70

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*Fiscal year 2015