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Research Collaborations

NREL leverages its leadership role in clean energy through research collaborations with academia.

Colorado Renewable Energy Collaboratory

This consortium commercializes technologies, supports economic growth, and educates the workforce. NREL partners with the Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University, and the University of Colorado at Boulder.

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JISEA Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis

JISEA (pronounced jye-SEE-uh) provides leading-edge, objective, high-impact research and analysis to guide global energy investment and policy decisions. Focused on the nexus of energy, finance, and society, JISEA is guiding the transformation of the global energy economy.

JISEA is operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC, on behalf of its founding partners: the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, University of Colorado-Boulder, Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Stanford University.

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RASEI Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute

RASEI (pronounced RAY-see) is a joint institute between the University of Colorado Boulder and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory addressing important, complex problems in energy that require a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional approach. Its mission is to expedite solutions that transform energy by advancing renewable energy science, engineering, and analysis through research, education, and industry partnerships.

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