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News Archives - 2011

December 30, 2011

Hawai'i Interactive Maps Website Showcases Renewable Energy Projects

NREL worked with the state's Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism to develop an interactive maps website that highlights more than 40 clean energy projects.

December 30, 2011

Largest Wind Farm in Alaska Moving Forward

The 11-turbine, commercial-scale wind farm now under construction on Fire Island—three miles west of Anchorage, Alaska—is the product of many organizations' efforts, including the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and NREL.

December 30, 2011

St. Thomas Airport Installs Largest Solar Project in U.S. Virgin Islands

Solar energy is making its mark in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), as evidenced by the large-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) system installed at the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas.

December 20, 2011

NREL Licenses Technology to Increase Solar Cell Efficiency

The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announced today that Natcore Technology Inc. has been granted a patent license agreement to develop a line of black silicon products.

December 13, 2011

NREL Employees Recognized by Industry Peers

Trade media and industry groups recently have honored several employees at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for contributions to advancing renewable energy research and furthering their professions.

November 21, 2011

Secretary Chu: We Can Win Clean Energy Battle

Secretary of Energy touts American innovation and invention in visit to NREL.

November 15, 2011

Growth Forum Boosts Cleantech Startups

Companies, venture capitalists, and NREL join forces to help market-ready innovations speed the adoption of clean technology.


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