Purchasing and Subcontracting Opportunities

NREL's procurement policy is based on effective and meaningful competition. View all purchasing and subcontracting opportunities below, and email the assigned contact for more information.

Types of Postings

Below are different types of procurement opportunities—presolicitation notices (PSN); requests for proposals (RFP); requests for quotes (RFQ); and Sources Sought Notices (SSN).

SSN for contract opportunities are posted on SAM.gov, where NREL may also publish the associated request for proposal and use responses to invite vendors to propose to subsequent requests for proposal. Email the programs and compliance team with questions related to this process.

Type of Posting Title of Procurement North American Industry Classification System Code for Procurement
SSN Contract-Writing System 541511 – Custom Computer Programming Services
RFP Heliostat Technology Advancement 541690 – Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
PSN Integrated Biorefinery Facility North High Bay Revitalization Custom Equipment 334513 – Instruments and Related Products Manufacturing for Measuring, Displaying, and Controlling Industrial Process Variables
RFQ Liquid-Filled, Medium-Voltage Transformer 335311 – Power, Distribution, and Specialty Transformer Manufacturing
RFQ Medium-Voltage Metal-Clad Switchgear 335313 – Switchgear and Switchboard Apparatus Manufacturing
RFQ Multi-MW Electrolyzer Power Supply Unit 237130 – Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
SSN NREL Space Assessment 541380 – Testing Laboratories and Services
SSN Vendor Portal 541511 – Custom Computer Programming Services
SSN West Maui Clean Energy Transition Support 541690 – All Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services

Upcoming Opportunities

Recurring Products and Services (All Opportunities Pending Funding) Solicitation Time Frame Point of Contact
Construction Winter 2022 Construction@nrel.gov
Janitorial/Custodial Services Summer 2023 Construction@nrel.gov
Banking Agreement Fall 2023 ASP.Team@nrel.gov
Human Resources Insurance Broker Spring 2024 ASP.Team@nrel.gov
Architectural and Engineering Services Spring/Summer 2024 Construction@nrel.gov
Refuse Collection and Recycling (Paper, Cardboard, Plastic, Glass, and Aluminum) Spring 2025 Construction@nrel.gov
Moving and Storage Fall 2025 Construction@nrel.gov
NREL Shuttle Service Fall 2025 ASP.Team@nrel.gov
Office Supplies Fall 2025 Maurice.Nelson@nrel.gov