Nov. 4, 2019
The number of electric vehicles (EVs) hitting the road is increasing, and with that comes a significant challenge: developing and deploying low-cost solutions for public EV charging infrastructure. Partners such as PowerFlex are using NREL's "living laboratory" to find solutions to this and other big energy challenges.
Oct. 29, 2019
The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) today won two R&D 100 Awards from R&D World magazine.
Sept. 11, 2019
A recap of Sheila Hayter's whirlwind year leading the organization that shapes the world's built environment.
Sept. 10, 2019
NREL has published a new step-by-step guide for communities evaluating energy savings opportunities in their built environment.
Sept. 5, 2019
Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator member company Yotta Solar brought their behind-the-panel battery system to NREL for analysis this summer. It's a technology so new, researchers from multiple disciplines were pushed to develop next-generation evaluation techniques.
Aug. 30, 2019
NREL recently partnered with the midwestern utility company Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) on a project targeted to help the utility reduce energy consumption by 21.5% in the greater Illinois area by promoting more energy efficient technologies for buildings.
Aug. 1, 2019
NREL researchers are creating useful software applications designed to help highlight potential costs and savings associated with renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. In doing so, they hope to shorten the path to commercialization and increase overall adoption of those technologies.
July 31, 2019
NREL's Chuck Booten shares how managing rental properties changed the way he thinks about buildings research and entrepreneurship.
July 8, 2019
NREL engineer Rachel Romero has been recognized with an ASHRAE Distinguished Service Award at the society's annual conference in Kansas City, Missouri.
April 29, 2019
NREL, which already has some 850 active partnership agreements with more than 500 partners in industry, government, and academia, is helping change the clean energy landscape along with its partners.
April 16, 2019
NREL and Georgia Institute of Technology announce a new joint appointment program as part of an effort to enhance research collaboration between the lab and universities.
March 27, 2019
The patented device eliminates leaking air that comes with a window-mounted unit, reduces noise, and operates with more efficiency.
March 6, 2019
Building owners and energy managers looking to evaluate renewable energy and storage economics for their site can use REopt™ Lite's custom utility rate tariff capabilities and an integrated critical load profile builder—new features that allow a more detailed energy analysis without leaving the tool.
Feb. 25, 2019
On May 8, investors, start-up companies, and industry leaders from around the world will convene in Denver, Colo., for the third Emerging Markets Day, a forum to discuss the most promising cleantech solutions to the pressing energy challenges faced by emerging economies.
Feb. 25, 2019
The 30 companies were selected after a competitive application and review process from more than 150 applicants.
Feb. 13, 2019
On January 9, a group of 20 undergraduate students from around the country participated in a mini-hackathon that melded their ingenuity and the lessons learned in the classroom.
Feb. 11, 2019
Dr. Achilles Karagiozis joins the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) as the new director of the Buildings and Thermal Sciences Center on Feb. 19.
Jan. 24, 2019
Seventeen Eaton employees are co-located at NREL under a cooperative agreement signed last January between the laboratory and the multinational power management company.
Jan. 17, 2019
A year after NREL Researcher Lance Wheeler attracted international attention for his research detailing a window that could both darken and generate electricity, he's starting over--almost from scratch.
Jan. 8, 2019
Now in production use, the ultra-efficient Eagle high-performance computer will power scientific insights to accelerate our energy system transformation.
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