The following feature stories take an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at how NREL is advancing energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.
December 26, 2013
Five-megawatt dynamometer will accelerate the development of next-generation wind energy technologies.
December 17, 2013
Annual Industry Growth Forum sponsored by NREL is where green technology seeks greenbacks.
December 10, 2013
NREL earns new LEED-equivalent designation for sustainable landscaping.
November 25, 2013
NREL-developed test can detect tiny amounts of moisture and measure reliability, durability of water vapor barriers used in phones, solar panels, and organic light-emitting diodes.
November 8, 2013
Innovation by NREL and First Solar acquisition TetraSun wins a 2013 R&D 100 Award.
October 22, 2013
Energy audit tool developed with concept3D spots more energy savings for commercial buildings.
September 30, 2013
Lab teams with Energy Department and industry to bring consistency to the weatherization workforce.
September 18, 2013
A more resilient, cleaner, integrated system crucial for America's future, says Secretary Moniz.
September 3, 2013
National ASHRAE and AIA conferences in Denver bring hundreds to NREL's energy-efficient buildings.
August 19, 2013
Prestigious recognition goes to Keith Emery, whose testing and measurement lab sets the standard for credibility of solar efficiency claims.
August 6, 2013
Fifty-four students from across the country are tackling real-world problems in a summer internship program that benefits the nation, the lab, and the students.
July 24, 2013
NREL scientists join others to explore tiny crustacean's unique ability to turn wood into sugars in harsh environments.
July 10, 2013
Three-dimensional human-sized views give scientists clearer look at atoms, molecules, polymers.
June 21, 2013
Cooperative agreement with Toyota will enhance NREL's capability to support hydrogen and fuel cell research.
June 14, 2013
NREL's sustainability program supports the lab and community in leading the nation toward a clean energy future.
June 4, 2013
Image Processing Occupancy Sensor combines camera and microprocessor to save money, relieve occupant frustration.
May 24, 2013
Solar and lithium-ion powered vehicles blaze down the tracks despite clouds overhead.
May 13, 2013
Middle East kingdom poised to devote billions of dollars to embracing renewable energy.
April 29, 2013
In her 'spare' time she skis, hikes with family, and embraces green living.
April 19, 2013
NREL is on a mission to help provide energy security and reduce energy costs for the U.S. Navy.
April 4, 2013
NREL collaborations with industry partners result in more widely deployed wind energy at lower cost.
March 22, 2013
Software helps molecular scientists design super enzymes to process biofuels faster.
March 11, 2013
In addition to housing much-needed high performance computing (HPC) power for NREL researchers, the new facility will be the most energy-efficient HPC data center in the world.
February 26, 2013
NREL invention quickly and accurately determines cell wall chemistry traits that can lower feedstock costs for biofuels industry.
February 11, 2013
Lakewood High School scores dramatic victory in final round of Colorado Science Bowl to secure trip to challenge for national title.