A Kestrel bird in flight.

NREL Acquires Next-Generation High-Performance Computing System

Kestrel will take flight and bring the U.S. closer to a clean energy future

NREL's computational science, high-performance computing, applied mathematics, and advanced computer science, visualization, and data drive advancements in energy efficiency, sustainable transportation, renewable power, and energy systems integration research.

High-Performance Computing Facilities

Housed in a data center with world-leading efficiency, NREL's computing system performance peaks at 8 petaflops and serves the needs of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy community, while data-centric offerings marshal data streams from the Energy System Integration Facility.

High-performance computing system container stacks labeled "Eagle"