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Partnering with the U.S. Department of Defense and NASA

Partner with NREL to leverage our facilities and expertise and meet U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and NASA energy objectives.

Air Force General Paul J. Selva, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is welcomed to NREL by Director Martin Keller.

Learn more about NREL's partnership with DoD by downloading our brochure.

Learn about recent research projects and capabilities in the latest NREL Defense Quarterly newsletter.

Projects and Capabilities

Learn about our research capabilities and case studies below and see our breadth of experience with DoD and NASA. Work with us on your next advanced energy project.

Resilience Capabilities and Case Studies

After the Hurricane: Validating a Resilience Assessment Methodology

NREL, U.S. Air Force Collaborate on Growing Portfolio of Resiliency Work

Emergency Diesel Generator Reliability and Installation Energy Security

Energy Security and Resilience

Increasing Energy Resilience at Tyndall Air Force Base

NREL Enhances Energy Resiliency at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

NREL Veteran Supports Air Force Resilience Efforts

NREL's Work for U.S. Navy Illuminates Energy and Cost Savings

Raytheon and NREL Validated Advanced Microgrid System for U.S. Marines

Resilient Energy Systems

Energy Storage Case Studies

NREL and NASA Receive Regional FLC Award for Notable Technology

NREL, NASA, and UCL Team up To Make Lithium-Ion Batteries Safer on Earth and in Space

NREL's REopt Helps Fort Carson To Save Big

Unveiling the Battery Energy Storage System at Fort Carson

Transportation Case Studies

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Tiger Team Site Assessment Findings from Army Facilities

Partnership with U.S. Navy Works To Save Fuel for Ships

Autonomy-Enabled Fuel Savings for Military Vehicles Report

NREL-Developed CUBE Helps Solve Army's Refueling Challenge

Renewable Generation and Resource Assessment Capabilities

Fundamental and Applied Materials Science

Lightening Soldiers' Loads by Lifting PV Cells onto Flexible Surfaces

NASA Remote Sensing Validation Data: Saudi Arabia 

Cybersecurity and System Performance Capabilities

Cybersecurity for the Future Electric Grid

Grid Simulation and Power Hardware-in-the-Loop

Power and Communication Systems Emulation

Buildings Capabilities

Building Energy Science Research

Optimization and Control Laboratory

Renewable Energy Optimization (REopt) Case Studies

REoptTM Assesses the Value of Storage in Microgrid Design for DoD Environmental Security Technology Certification Program

REopt Evaluates Energy Security Measures for DoD

REopt Evaluates the Economic Potential of PV Plus Battery Storage at a Military Base in California

REopt Identifies and Evaluates Microgrid Options for the U.S. Army Garrison Italy

REopt Prioritizes On-Site Renewable Energy Projects for the Army and Navy

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