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Partnership Opportunities

Join us in developing renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies and practices, advancing related science and engineering, and transferring knowledge and innovations to the market.

NREL's partnering opportunities support industry, government, and research partners to conceive innovative ideas, develop concepts into prototypes, and improve and integrate technologies. We use the power of partnering to address energy challenges, from engineering entire systems to providing technical assistance and tools that span the energy sector.

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Partnership Agreements

We have more than 600 active partnership agreements including with small and large businesses, non-profits and educational institutes, as well as local, state, and federal government. As an applied lab, NREL is making an impact on clean energy goals.

Why Partner with NREL?

  • NREL is the only U.S. federal laboratory dedicated to renewable energy and energy efficiency.
  • Backed by 40 years of achievement, NREL leads the way in helping meet the growing demand for clean energy.
  • Through partnerships, organizations can benefit from NREL's unique expertise, state-of-the-art laboratories, and testing and partnering facilities for developing commercially viable products.
  • We'll work with you to explore your innovation needs and the best partnership path with the laboratory.

Learn more about technology transfer at NREL.