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July 21, 2021

Multiyear NREL Study Uses Digital Twin of Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport To Inform Long-Term Investments at Major Transportation Hubs

Now in the third year of the Athena project, the team has published a series of three journal articles sharing key results on shuttle bus route optimization and expanded parking choices to improve energy use and reduce operational costs at airports.

July 20, 2021

NREL Open-Source Modeling Approach Cracks the Code of Simulating Low-Inertia Power Systems

The United States has 37 gigawatts (GW) of utility-scale solar capacity--enough to power over 4,070,000,000 LED lights--with an impressive additional 112 GW of capacity currently under development.

April 22, 2021

Researchers Rev Up Innovative Machine Learning Strategies to Reclaim Energy, Time, and Money Lost in Traffic Jams

Inching forward in bumper-to-bumper traffic, drivers bemoan the years of their lives sacrificed in bad commutes.

April 21, 2021

Eleven Communities to Chart Paths to a More Resilient and Equitable Energy Future

NREL will bring cross-cutting technical assistance to remote and island communities seeking resilient energy solutions as part of the DOE-funded, multi-lab, multi-partner Energy Transitions Initiative Partnership Project (ETIPP).

April 6, 2021

Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and NREL: Allies in Energy Efficiency, Systems Integration, and Resilience

For Miramar's latest energy management mission, on-the-ground champions and energy experts partnered to build a new efficient, resilient, and cost-effective data center.

Feb. 26, 2021

Q&A with Kristin Munch: Advancing Computing Capabilities To Efficiently Simulate, Analyze Complex Energy Systems

As laboratory program manager for Advanced Computing, Kristin Munch helps develop the vision and strategy for NREL's computational infrastructure and ecosystem.


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