The following feature stories take an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at how NREL is advancing energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.
Dec. 15, 2017
Maria Ghirardi was initially drawn to medicine, but switched to bioenergy, a field where she’s been a pioneer for decades.
Nov. 14, 2017
NREL's QCORD project poised to help auto industry ramp up production
Oct. 30, 2017
NREL research supports emerging offshore wind industry.
Oct. 12, 2017
Partner Week, part of NREL's 40th anniversary celebrations, highlighted collaborators through a series of workshops and networking events.
Oct. 5, 2017
NREL establishes first demonstration project in United States.
Sept. 12, 2017
Research Fellow Bob Thresher likes to venture into the unknown, a quality that spurred his pioneering career at NREL.
Aug. 30, 2017
Device takes in power from PV panels, diesel generators, battery and puts all to use
Aug. 14, 2017
Enjoying the Colorado outdoors is an added bonus for NREL interns--but the main draw is the opportunity to expand scientific horizons.
Aug. 8, 2017
Path to producing hydrogen from sunlight becomes even clearer
July 26, 2017
Paul King and Katherine Brown wanted answers. To produce ammonia from nitrogen, could they use a biomolecular reaction similar to one that boosts the production of hydrogen from water?
July 5, 2017
Groundbreaking work in advanced energy research sprang from lab's 1977 start as SERI.
July 5, 2017
Student teams from across Colorado enjoy a day racing model electric cars at NREL
May 16, 2017
Students at Chatfield High School are hoping their algal research yields energy in microgravity.
May 10, 2017
NREL's Industry Growth Forum convenes venture capitalists, government representatives, and cleantech experts.
March 23, 2017
Cutting-edge battery simulation tools developed by NREL and its partners in the Computer-Aided Engineering for Electric Drive Vehicle Batteries (CAEBAT) project are improving battery safety and performance, while driving down cost and development time.
March 22, 2017
Sensor Company Acquires Innovation Incubator Awardee, Launches Next-Generation "Connected" Building Technology
A sensor company has acquired the first beta-ready technology from the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator, which is co-administered by NREL.
March 9, 2017
Decades of world-class research has expanded the American energy landscape
Feb. 17, 2017
Lammie had a hard time deciding which team to back in the 27th Colorado High School Science Bowl on Feb. 11 at Littleton's Dakota Ridge High School.
Jan. 10, 2017
Catalyst converts sustainable carbon sources into fuel for high-performance engines.