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Manufacturing Masterminds Q&A With Kerry Rippy: Why You Should Be Optimistic About Industrial Carbon Emissions

In our latest Manufacturing Masterminds Q&A, Kerry Rippy explains why she chose chemistry over literature, why carbon capture can’t be our only decarbonization solution, and how the mining industry could reduce emissions with the rocks it already digs up.

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2022 American Chemical Society Environmental Science and Technology | Engineering Best Paper Award

Congratulations to eight researchers—David Green, Joshua Sperling, Michael Talmadge, Ariel Miara, Kurban Sitterly, Alana Wilson, Sertac Akar, and Parthiv Kurup—who are recognized for environmental engineering research.

Tour NREL's Facilities

A new virtual 360-degree tour is available! Take a look at the tools and capabilities of NREL's advanced manufacturing facilities, especially with regard to power electronics fabrication, prototyping, validation, and application.

The scientific and engineering research in NREL's Advanced Manufacturing Program is focused on the identification and development of advanced materials and advanced processes that drive the impact of new energy technologies. Our world-class manufacturing analysis yields insights that support industry decisions about R&D targets, investment strategies, and policy evaluation.

NREL partners with industry members to bridge innovation gaps in advanced manufacturing research, helping to accelerate the commercialization of next-generation technologies and processes. We also have facilities dedicated to the R&D needs of manufacturers and other facilities that have the flexibility to adapt to those needs.