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Stay up to date on the latest wind energy research and development news at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

January 10, 2019

Collaboration Works To Improve Variable Renewable Energy Modeling

A group of NREL researchers recently collaborated with expert modelers from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Electric Power Research Institute to improve the treatment of variable renewable energy, such as wind and solar, in the flagship planning models used by these research organizations.

January 8, 2019

New Substation Will Double Generating Capacity at National Wind Technology Center

This upgrade will enable megawatt-scale research that generates nearly twice that amount of power to occur at the same time--increasing opportunities for more grid-connected technologies, including solar panels, batteries, and additional wind turbines.

January 4, 2019

From Intern to Engineer, Nick Johnson Follows the Wind to NREL

Former tribal energy intern follows the wind to a career at NREL.

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