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Work with Us

At NREL, state, local, and tribal governments have many opportunities to take advantage of our policy, market, and technical expertise. Here's how you can work with us to meet your community's clean energy goals.

Technical Assistance

You can apply to get help from NREL through any of these U.S. Department of Energy technical assistance programs.

Data and Tools

Make more informed decisions about clean energy policy and projects using our data and tools.

Collaborations and Agreements

There are a variety of ways for state and local governments to partner with NREL.

Living Laboratories and Education Center

The NREL campus includes living laboratories, buildings that researchers and other NREL staff use every day, including a large office building, low-energy parking structure, and cafeteria. A variety of educational programs—including tours and lectures—are offered through NREL's education center.

Contact Us

To learn more about our capabilities and working with us, contact us via email.


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Find a Position with Us

If you are interested in working for NREL or working alongside our knowledgeable staff to learn more about policy and market analysis, look into:

Staff Openings

NREL's career opportunities for postdoctoral researchers, research associates, and others.

Educational Opportunities

You can learn from our researchers in a variety of ways, including mentored research internships for undergraduate and graduate students.