NREL's state-of-the-art research facilities provide a venue for groundbreaking innovations in advanced manufacturing and collaboration with partners.
Explore our key facilities for advanced manufacturing R&D below or browse all NREL research facilities.
For the wind industry, it supports R&D projects for blade and original equipment manufacturers as part of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation.
It has integrated tools for depositing, processing, and characterizing photovoltaic materials and devices.
It is designed for manufacturing and testing components for fuel cells and electrochemical cells.
Its multitude of laboratories and equipment can accommodate the research and testing needs of many manufacturing projects.
It's available for developing, testing, evaluating, and demonstrating processes and technologies for bio-based products and fuels production.
It's designed to develop methods and technologies for scaling up renewable energy technology manufacturing capabilities.
It features a wide range of equipment for testing and measuring heat transfer and reliability as well as thermal and thermochemical modeling.