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Research

From photovoltaic (PV) materials to PV modules to PV systems, the National Center for Photovoltaics (NCPV) at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) pursues comprehensive, ongoing research that is of high value to PV companies and PV users. A part of the Materials and Chemical Science and Technology directorate, the core competencies of the NCPV include the following:

PV research within the National Center for Photovoltaics at NREL is coordinated with research at universities and other national labs through "PV Horizons."