Explore NREL's capabilities, impacts, and partnerships in advanced manufacturing research through these projects.
At its Composites Manufacturing Education and Technology facility, NREL produced blade components for a wind turbine to be infused with a novel thermoplastic resin.
NREL developed a modeling tool for evaluating ways to improve material and energy impacts in commodity supply chains.
A Clean Energy Manufacturing Analysis Center benchmark study has isolated and quantified the economic impacts of the clean energy manufacturing sectors.
For a hybrid wheel loader developed by John Deere, NREL performed a thermo-mechanical analysis on a power module and inverter enclosure design.
NREL performed thermal management analysis and simulation on a high-speed, grid-integrated electric drive developed by the university.
NREL and Virginia Tech are collaborating on power electronic device research involving wide bandgap-based, metal-oxide semiconductor field effect transistors.
NREL developed a protocol for estimating energy impacts from combined heat and power systems at the customer side of the meter.
For the company, NREL tested a cell-phone tower power system based on DC interconnection and photovoltaics.