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Read announcements for NREL’s high-performance computing (HPC) system users. 

NREL Acquires Powerful New High-Performance Computing System

September 04, 2018

Eagle will be 3.5 times more powerful than current system dedicated to energy research. Continue reading

HPC Support Team is Growing!

August 07, 2018

The HPC Operations team recently hired 3 HPC User Support Technicians: Andrew (Andy) Archer, Michael Bartlett, and Daniel (Dan) Harris. Continue reading

Appropriate Use Policy Renewals

June 06, 2018

Each user must renew their NREL HPC Appropriate Use Policy annually to maintain their account status. Please make sure you review and sign the agreement by June 22nd to ensure your account remains active. Continue reading

HPC Data Policy Reminder

June 06, 2018

NREL HPC resources are operated as research systems and may only be used to access and store data related to research. Continue reading


June 06, 2018

Data Analysis and Visualization (DAV) nodes running CentOS 7 are available with a new visualization tool FastX which replaces TurboVNC. Instructions for using FastX are available on the HPC website. Continue reading

Password Reset Tool now available

June 06, 2018

HPC Operations has released a web-based tool to assist with HPC account password resets. Continue reading

FY19 NREL HPC Annual Call for Allocation Requests

May 21, 2018

On behalf of EERE, NREL runs an annual open call for requests in which research and development projects can request use of a defined quantity, or allocation, of the compute resources at NREL. This email serves as the announcement of this call for allocation requests. The allocation period of performance runs from October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019. Continue reading

1st Tuesday Patch Window

May 02, 2018

HPC Operations will be implementing a monthly maintenance window for the first Tuesday of each month, beginning May 1st, 2018. During this time systems may be briefly unavailable as updates are applied. Where interruptions are likely, more detailed notifications will be sent to those affected. Continue reading