Integrated Energy Solutions Research

NREL offers partners unrivaled clean energy market expertise and deep technology and policy knowledge to accelerate the adoption of emerging technologies and transformation of the global energy sector.

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Energy Transitions

Accelerating energy transitions through an integrated system-of-systems approach that addresses the technical, policy, social, and economic barriers to change.


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Decision Science and Informatics

Enabling decision makers with rigorous, technology-neutral, data-backed decision support to maximize the impact of efficiency, renewable energy, and resiliency investments.


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Resilient Energy Systems

Increasing resilience and security in energy systems through analysis, decision support, advanced energy technology development, and  validation.


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Technology and Market Risk Reduction

Evaluating potential technical and market impacts of emerging technologies and validating the performance and operation prior to commercialization.