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—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
RFQ Bidirectional DC Research Load Center 335999 – All Other Miscellaneous Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
SSN Candidate Relationship Management Subscription 513210 – Software Publishers
RFP Construction Services – Field Test Laboratory Microbial Energetic Laboratory 236220 – Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
RFP Construction Services Needed for Labwide Emergency Fixture Upgrades 236220 – Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
RFP Construction Services – NREL Solar Energy Research Facility/Science and Technology Facility Nanoparticle Research Infrastructure Upgrade 236210 – Industrial Building Construction
SSN Scalable Innovations in the Weatherization Assistance Program 541690 – 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