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Researching energy systems and technologies—and the science behind them—for a future powered by clean energy.

Photo of the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Systems Integration Facility at NREL.

Energy Systems Integration Facility

The only facility in the nation focused on utility-scale clean energy grid integration. Learn More

National Bioenergy Center

National Bioenergy Center

National Center for Photovoltaics

National Center for Photovoltaics

National Wind Technology Center

National Wind Technology Center

NREL scientist Jianping Yu holds a petri dish of cyanobacteria culture being grown in his lab.

Award-Winning Technologies

Learn about NREL's outstanding researchers and scientists, high-performance buildings, and R&D 100 Awards.