NREL provides objective, credible analysis to support research performers, industry, and others in clean energy manufacturing decisions.
NREL supports advanced manufacturing through various analysis-related capabilities and projects.
Oxy-Esterification and Natural Gas
NREL offers analysis capabilities to investigate the viability of oxy-esterification for improving natural gas conversion processes using NREL's life cycle assessment capabilities and online modeling tools.
Introspective Portfolio Assessment
NREL is creating a standard approach for assessing and communicating the energy and economic impacts of projects funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Manufacturing and Industrial Decarbonization Offices.
ShAPE: Shear-Assisted Processing and Extrusion
In collaboration with the Clean Energy Manufacturing Analysis Center and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, NREL provides detailed techno-economic analysis and manufacturing analysis to better understand the potential of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Shear-Assisted Processing and Extrusion technology.