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To optimize the way we use, produce, and deliver energy, NREL works with partners on transformative projects at its award-winning, state-of-the-art facilities.

We believe that with the right tools and the right team, great things can happen. With our combination of facilities and team of specialized scientists and engineers, there is no better place in the world for industry, government, and academic entities to join us in tackling today's energy systems integration challenges.

Featured Projects

Bethany Sparn using a communicating pool pump that can adjust its speed to provide grid services.


NREL and INTEGRATE partners completed five successful technology demonstrations, bringing new solutions to today’s challenges in enabling the nation’s grid to handle greater amounts of renewable energy. 

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The Hawaiian Electric Companies

NREL is helping the Hawaiian Electric Companies implement an ambitious power supply plan and has provided it with critical information about the performance and impacts of advanced solar inverters.

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LiquidCool Solutions

NREL is working with LiquidCool Solutions to demonstrate and characterize the performance of a liquid-submerged technology for cooling computers and servers.

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Current Partners

  • 3M
  • Abengoa
  • ACCIONA Solar
  • AccuFlux
  • Advanced Energy
  • AirGenerate
  • Albeado
  • Alstom
  • American Vanadium
  • Arizona Public Service
  • Asetek
  • AutoPort
  • Babcock & Wilcox
  • BlackRidge
  • Bonneville Power Administration
  • Boreas Group
  • Bosch
  • California Energy Commission
  • Caterpillar, Inc.
  • Case Western University
  • CellEra
  • Clemson University
  • ClipperCreek
  • Colorado School of Mines
  • CPS Energy
  • DC Systems
  • Denver Water
  • Dispersive Technologies
  • Duke Energy
  • EaglePicher
  • ElementOne
  • Electric Power Research Institute
  • The Electric Reliability Council of Texas
  • Emerson
  • Energy Exemplar
  • Enphase Energy