Learn about the policies governing high-performance computing (HPC) at NREL.
Principal investigators are responsible for ensuring that these policies—along with procedures and security rules—are followed by their organizations and by HPC users working under their supervision.
Learn about policy governing user accountability, resource use, use by foreign nationals, government rights, usernames and passwords, multifactor tokens, account usage, compromised accounts, software and data, data retention, deviations, and monitoring and privacy.
Learn about the policies governing project allocations and user accounts, including their different states.
Learn about the data security policy, including data protection, data security levels, personally identifiable information, and levels of potential impact.
Learn what constitutes an abusive user and how incidents of abuse are handled.
Learn about the data retention policy, including project-centric and user-centric data.
Learn about a policy governing allocations for the /projects shared resource.
Acknowledgement of Use
Scientists who publish results of research that was performed using NREL Computational Science Center resources and capabilities should include an acknowledgement in any publications that result from that work. This includes journal articles, presentations, reports, proceedings and book chapters. Please use the text:
"(A portion of) The research was performed using computational resources sponsored by the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and located at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory."