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 information (RFI); 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
RFP AC/DC or DC/DC Solution for Energy Storage System Emulation Capability 335999 – All Other Miscellaneous Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
RFQ Light and Elevated Temperature PV Chamber 221114 – Solar Electric Power Generation
SSN NREL Space Assessment 541380 – Testing Laboratories and Services
RFQ Two 2000kVA Transformers for ARIES.1666 Variable Speed Hydro Generator – Site Infrastructure 335311 – Power, Distribution, and Specialty Transformer Manufacturing

Upcoming Opportunities

Recurring Products and Services (All Opportunities Pending Funding) Solicitation Time Frame Point of Contact
Construction Spring, summer, fall 2024 Construction@nrel.gov
Banking Agreement Fall 2023 ASP.Team@nrel.gov
Human Resources Insurance Broker May 2028 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 Services Spring 2027 ASP.Team@nrel.gov
Office Supplies Fall 2025 Maurice.Nelson@nrel.gov