Partnership Opportunities

NREL works with organizations—large and small—to expand the clean energy economy. Together with our partners, we can accelerate the movement of renewable energy and energy-efficient solutions into practical applications.

In this section, find information about our research capabilities and case studies. See our breadth of experience with partners spanning industry, government agencies, and research and nonprofit organizations in the A–Z listing.

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Technology Partnership Agreements

Leverage NREL's research capabilities to develop and deploy energy solutions by initiating a partnership through a technology partnership agreement.

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Strategic Public-Private Partnerships

We develop partnership agreements based on shared interests with governments, communities, utilities, industry leaders, and more. Through these multiyear collaborations, we support development, funding, and implementation of solutions that make a substantial difference in tomorrow's energy landscape.

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University Partnerships Program

In partnering with universities and colleges, we combine our scientific knowledge and state-of-the-art facilities to research and deploy technologies in renewable energy and energy efficiency.