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NREL-Levelized Cost of Energy Calculator | Open Energy Information  

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NREL-Levelized Cost of Energy Calculator NREL-Levelized Cost of Energy Calculator Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Simple Cost of Energy Calculator Agency/Company /Organization: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Non-renewable Energy, Biomass, Geothermal, Hydrogen, Solar, Water Power, Wind Phase: Determine Baseline, Evaluate Options, Develop Goals, Prepare a Plan, Get Feedback, Create Early Successes, Evaluate Effectiveness and Revise as Needed Topics: Finance, Market analysis, Technology characterizations Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Website Website: www.nrel.gov/analysis/tech_lcoe.html Web Application Link: www.nrel.gov/analysis/tech_lcoe.html OpenEI Keyword(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Tools

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Levelized Cost of Energy Calculator  

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Levelized Cost of Energy Calculator Levelized Cost of Energy Calculator Transparent Cost Database Button The levelized cost of energy (LCOE) calculator provides a simple calculator for both utility-scale and distributed generation (DG) renewable energy technologies that compares the combination of capital costs, operations and maintenance (O&M), performance, and fuel costs. Note that this does not include financing issues, discount issues, future replacement, or degradation costs. Each of these would need to be included for a thorough analysis. To estimate simple cost of energy, use the slider controls or enter values directly to adjust the values. The calculator will return the LCOE expressed in cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh). The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Energy Technology Cost and Performance Data for  

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Bookmark and Share Bookmark and Share Energy Technology Cost and Performance Data for Distributed Generation Transparent Cost Database Button Recent cost estimates for distributed generation (DG) renewable energy technologies are available across capital costs, operations and maintenance (O&M) costs, and levelized cost of energy (LCOE). Use the tabs below to navigate the charts. The LCOE tab provides a simple calculator for both utility-scale and DG technologies that compares the combination of capital costs, O&M, performance, and fuel costs. If you are seeking utility-scale technology cost and performance estimates, please visit the Transparent Cost Database website for NREL's information regarding vehicles, biofuels, and electricity generation. Capital Cost (September 2013 Update)

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NREL: News - NREL Reports Soft Costs Now Largest Piece of Solar  

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News Release NR-6313 News Release NR-6313 NREL Reports Soft Costs Now Largest Piece of Solar Installation Total Cost December 2, 2013 Two detailed reports from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) find that solar financing and other non-hardware costs - often referred to as "soft costs" - now comprise up to 64% of the total price of residential solar energy systems, reflecting how soft costs are becoming an increasingly larger fraction of the cost of installing solar. "The two new reports, along with previous reports, provide a comprehensive look at the full cost of installing solar, while delineating and quantifying the various contributors to that final cost," NREL analyst Barry Friedman said. The first new report, "Benchmarking Non-Hardware Balance-of-System (Soft)

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NREL Proves Cellulosic Ethanol Can Be Cost Competitive (Fact Sheet)  

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Ethanol from non-food sources - known as "cellulosic ethanol" - is a near-perfect transportation fuel: it is clean, domestic, abundant, and renewable, and it can potentially replace 30% of the petroleum consumed in the United States, but its relatively high cost has limited its market. That changed in 2012, when the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) demonstrated the technical advances needed to produce cellulosic ethanol at a minimum ethanol selling price of $2.15/gallon (in 2007 dollars). Through a multi-year research project involving private industry, NREL has proven that cellulosic ethanol can be cost competitive with other transportation fuels.

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NREL: Jobs and Economic Competitiveness - Solar PV Manufacturing Cost  

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Solar PV Manufacturing Cost Analysis Solar PV Manufacturing Cost Analysis Between 2000 and 2010 global shipments of PV cells/modules grew 53% (compound annual growth rate [CAGR]). At the same time, the U.S. market share has slipped from 30% to 7% (30% CAGR) while China/Taiwan has grown from <2% to 54% (115% CAGR) to become the leader in global production. NREL's manufacturing cost analysis has focused on understanding the regional competitiveness of solar PV manufacturing specifically: What factors have led to China's dramatic growth in PV? Is it sustainable? Can the US compete? NREL's manufacturing cost analysis studies show that: U.S. incentives to strengthen access to capital for investment in innovative solar technologies could offset China's current advantage U.S. incentives are dwarfed by the scale of Chinese incentives

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NREL: News - NREL Calculates Emissions and Costs of Power Plant Cycling  

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013 013 NREL Calculates Emissions and Costs of Power Plant Cycling Necessary for Increased Wind and Solar in the West September 24, 2013 New research from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) quantifies the potential impacts of increasing wind and solar power generation on the operators of fossil-fueled power plants in the West. To accommodate higher amounts of wind and solar power on the electric grid, utilities must ramp down and ramp up or stop and start conventional generators more frequently to provide reliable power for their customers - a practice called cycling. The study finds that the carbon emissions induced by more frequent cycling are negligible (<0.2%) compared with the carbon reductions achieved through the wind and solar power generation evaluated in the study. Sulfur dioxide

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Ben Maples  

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ben.maples@nrel.gov Areas of expertise Levelized cost of energy (LCOE) analysis Wind turbine and plant component costs Assessing wind turbine performance Primary research...

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NREL: Sustainable NREL - Cafeteria  

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Cafeteria Cafeteria A photo of a grey, single-story cafeteria on a large campus. NREL's onsite Café. Take a Closer Look NREL Café Fact Sheet NREL's state-of-the-art cafeteria (Café) on the South Table Mountain campus, certified to the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum-level rating, uses about 25% less energy than a cafeteria built to current commercial code. Fast Facts Square feet: 12,140 Occupants: 240 Energy Use: 150 kBtu per square-foot, per year Energy Performance: The building performs 25% better than ASHRAE 90.1 2007 standards, or a cafeteria built to current commercial code. LEED Rating: Platinum Cost: $6.75 million Energy Efficiency Features Daylighting, accompanied by tubular skylights, helps achieve uniform

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NREL-Low-Cost Financing with Clean Renewable Energy Bonds Webinar | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

NREL-Low-Cost Financing with Clean Renewable Energy Bonds Webinar NREL-Low-Cost Financing with Clean Renewable Energy Bonds Webinar Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Low-Cost Financing with Clean Renewable Energy Bonds Agency/Company /Organization: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Partner: United States Department of Energy Sector: Energy Topics: Finance Resource Type: Webinar, Training materials, Lessons learned/best practices Website: www.nrel.gov/applying_technologies/state_local_activities/webinar_2009 Low-Cost Financing with Clean Renewable Energy Bonds Screenshot References: Low-Cost Financing with Clean Renewable Energy Bonds[1] Logo: Low-Cost Financing with Clean Renewable Energy Bonds Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy Technical Assistance Project for state and local officials, this Webinar described the elements of clean

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Sensitivity Analysis of Offshore Wind Cost of Energy (Poster), NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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Plant Sensitivity Analysis Plant Sensitivity Analysis Abstract NREL Wind Energy Systems Engineering Tool Sensitivity Analysis and Results Sensitivity Analysis of Offshore Wind Cost of Energy Sensitivity Analysis of Offshore Wind Cost of Energy K. Dykes, A. Ning, P. Graf, G. Scott, R. Damiani, M. Hand, R. Meadows, W. Musial, P. Moriarty, P. Veers * National Renewable Energy Laboratory * Golden, Colorado K. Dykes, A. Ning, P. Graf, G. Scott, R. Damiani, M. Hand, R. Meadows, W. Musial, P. Moriarty, P. Veers * National Renewable Energy Laboratory * Golden, Colorado Introduction OFFSHORE WINDPOWER 2012, Virginia Beach, October 911, 2012 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. NREL/PO-5000-56411

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NREL: News - New Study Shows Solar Manufacturing Costs Not Driven...  

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take an in-depth look at national competitiveness in PV manufacturing September 5, 2013 Production scale, not lower labor costs, drives China's current advantage in manufacturing...

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NREL EFM DATA: Disaggregated Residential Load Cost Data The  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

EFM DATA: Disaggregated Residential Load Cost Data The followingdata-setis for a benchmark residential home for all TMY3 locations across all utilities in the US. The...

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Cost of Adding E85 Fuel Capability to Existing Gasoline Stations: NREL Survey and Literature Search (Fact Sheet)  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Cost of Adding E85 Fueling Capability to Existing Gasoline Stations: Cost of Adding E85 Fueling Capability to Existing Gasoline Stations: NREL Survey and Literature Search The cost of purchasing and installing E85 fueling equip- ment varies widely, yet station owners need to have an idea of what to expect when budgeting or reviewing bids for this upgrade. The purpose of this document is to provide a framework for station owners to assess what a reason- able cost would be. This framework was developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) by surveying actual costs for stations, conducting a literature search, not- ing the major cost-affecting variables, addressing anomalies in the survey, and projecting changes in future costs. The findings of NREL's survey and literature search are shown in the table below. This table divides the study's

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Solar PV Manufacturing Cost Analysis: U.S. Competitiveness in a Global Industry (Presentation), NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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Solar PV Manufacturing Cost Analysis: Solar PV Manufacturing Cost Analysis: U.S. Competitiveness in a Global Industry Stanford University: Precourt Institute for Energy Alan Goodrich † , Ted James † , and Michael Woodhouse October 10, 2011 † Corresponding authors: alan.goodrich@nrel.gov, ted.james@nrel.gov NREL/PR-6A20-53938 2 Analysis Disclaimer DISCLAIMER AGREEMENT These manufacturing cost model results ("Data") are provided by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory ("NREL"), which is operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy LLC ("Alliance") for the U.S. Department of Energy (the "DOE"). It is recognized that disclosure of these Data is provided under the following conditions and warnings: (1) these Data have been prepared for reference purposes only; (2) these Data consist of forecasts, estimates or assumptions made on a best-

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NREL Recommends Ways to Cut Building Energy Costs in Half (Fact Sheet), The Spectrum of Clean Energy Innovation, NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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Recommends Ways to Cut Recommends Ways to Cut Building Energy Costs in Half Building designers and operators could cut energy use by 50% in large office buildings, hospitals, schools, and a variety of stores- including groceries, general merchandise outlets, and retail outlets-by following the recommendations of researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The energy-saving recommendations are contained in technical support documents (TSDs) compiled by NREL with support from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), under the direc- tion of DOE's Building Technologies Program. The reports describe the assumptions, meth- odologies, and analyses used to achieve higher energy performance. Since 2008, NREL has published eight TSDs, all of which describe a pathway to 50% net energy savings over baseline

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NREL Sheds Light on Integration Costs of Variable Generation and  

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, such as wind and solar energy, provide benefits such as reduced environmental impact, lack of fuel consumption, and low and stable costs. However, their variability and uncertainty--which can change with weather and not unique to wind and solar. Key Result Operational changes--such as wind and solar forecasting, larger

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NREL: News - NREL Releases New Roadmap to Reducing Solar PV ...  

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113 NREL Releases New Roadmap to Reducing Solar PV "Soft Costs" by 2020 September 25, 2013 The Energy Department's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently issued...

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NREL: Sustainable NREL - News  

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News Below are news stories related to NREL's sustainability efforts. September 3, 2013 Architects and Building Engineers Flock to NREL National ASHRAE and AIA conferences in...

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NREL: About NREL - Visiting NREL  

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of the NREL campus. Golden Laboratories and Offices Photo of several multi-mega watt wind turbines with mountains in the background. National Wind Technology Center Photo of...

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NREL: Sustainable NREL - Parking Garage  

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Parking Garage Parking Garage A photo of a grey, five-story, above-ground parking garage. Solar panels are seen installed on the roof of the structure. NREL's multi-story parking garage. NREL's parking garage proves that large garages can be designed and built sustainably-at no additional cost. And although parking garages don't qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification, NREL designed the parking garage to LEED Platinum standards to maximize energy savings and environmental stewardship. The structure is expected to perform 90% better than a standard garage built just to code. Fast Facts Cost: $14,172 per parking space Cost is typically $15,500 to $24,500 per parking space Square Feet: 578,320 Parking Spaces: 1,800

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Wind Levelized Cost of Energy: A Comparison of Technical and Financing Input Variables  

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1 1 October 2009 Wind Levelized Cost of Energy: A Comparison of Technical and Financing Input Variables Karlynn Cory and Paul Schwabe National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC Contract No. DE-AC36-08-GO28308 Technical Report NREL/TP-6A2-46671 October 2009 Wind Levelized Cost of Energy: A Comparison of Technical and Financing Input Variables Karlynn Cory and Paul Schwabe Prepared under Task No. WER9.3550 NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government.

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NREL Recommends Ways to Cut Building Energy Costs in Half (Fact Sheet)  

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Building designers and operators could cut energy use by 50% in large office buildings, hospitals, schools, and a variety of stores -- including groceries, general merchandise outlets, and retail outlets -- by following the recommendations of NREL researchers. The innovative energy-saving recommendations are contained in technical support documents and Advanced Energy Design Guides compiled by NREL.

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NREL: Buildings Research - News  

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Department's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently issued a new report, "Non-Hardware ('Soft') Cost-Reduction Roadmap for Residential and Small Commercial...

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Download Data | Transparent Cost Database  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

in the database does not represent approval of the estimates by DOE or NREL. Levelized cost calculations DO NOT represent real world market conditions. The calculation uses a...

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NREL's Gearbox Reliability Collaborative leads to wind turbine gearbox reliability, lowering the cost of energy.  

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NREL's Gearbox Reliability Collaborative leads to wind turbine gearbox reliability, lowering have been able to identify shortcomings in the design, testing, and operation of wind turbines findings are quickly shared among GRC participants, including many wind turbine manufacturers and equipment

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NREL: Sustainable NREL Home Page  

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and renewable energy technologies. NREL's sustainability model can be replicated by homeowners, universities, industry, and government agencies. At NREL, sustainability...

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NREL: About NREL  

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fundamental science and energy analysis to validating new products for the commercial market, NREL researchers are dedicated to transforming the way the world uses energy. With...

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NREL: About NREL - Overview  

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video. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the U.S. Department of Energy's primary national laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and...

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innovati nNREL Recommends Ways to Cut Building Energy Costs in Half  

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that while 50% energy savings can be achieved across all eight U.S. climate zones (ranging from Miami, while the largest energy NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated

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NREL Recommends Ways to Cut Building Energy Costs in Half (Fact Sheet)  

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Building designers and operators could cut energy use by 50% in large office buildings, hospitals, schools, and a variety of stores - including groceries, general merchandise outlets, and retail outlets - by following the recommendations of researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

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Award-Winning Etching Process Cuts Solar Cell Costs (Revised) (Fact Sheet), The Spectrum of Clean Energy Innovation, NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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Award-Winning Etching Process Award-Winning Etching Process Cuts Solar Cell Costs In general, when it comes to photovoltaic (PV) solar cells, the higher their efficiency, the higher their price tag. To increase cell efficiencies while lowering costs, scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) invented the "black silicon" nanocatalytic wet-chemical etch. This inexpensive, one-step method enables the creation of high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells based on an innovative antireflection approach that promises to significantly reduce manufacturing costs. Most of today's solar cells are made from silicon, and NREL's simple antireflection etch turns silicon wafers black, allowing them to absorb more than 98% of incident sunlight. NREL's new process, a one-step immersion in a chemical bath, creates a highly antireflective

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NREL: Sustainable NREL - About  

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About Sustainable NREL About Sustainable NREL NR EL proactively pursues sustainability in all its operations to meet the lab's environmental stewardship goals. NREL is also charged with providing leadership within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) complex to achieve energy and environmental goals as described in DOE Executive Order 13423 and Executive Order 13514. Sustainability Integrated in Mission and Operation Fully integrated in the lab's mission and operations, sustainability leadership is demonstrated by our involvement in optimizing resources, reducing waste, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, protecting the environment, and reaching out to the community. NREL Sustainability Efforts In addition to implementing on-site energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, NREL has rigorous sustainability policies that facilitate:

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NREL: Working for NREL  

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Working for NREL Working for NREL We're always on the lookout for talented people who believe in our mission and support our values. NREL's inclusive work environment benefits from diversity throughout the organization, values individual differences, and encourages employees to develop and contribute to their full potential. Working for NREL is a challenging and exciting experience for nearly 2,300 staff members of all backgrounds. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits. NREL Mission While our cultures and creeds, and lifestyles and languages may differ, we share a common desire to carry out our mission- To develop renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies and practices, To advance related science and engineering, and To transfer knowledge and innovations to address the nation's energy

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NREL: Technology Transfer - News  

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News News December 13, 2013 NREL Electrode Innovation Poised to Shake Up the Li-ion Battery Industry NREL's groundbreaking manufacturing process uses a special kind of carbon nanotube to increase the volume of active material that can be stored within an electrode. November 12, 2013 Brilliant White Light with Amber LEDs; NREL Licensing Webinar December 10th NREL's Amber LED technology, when combined with red, green and blue LEDs, produces a broad-spectrum white light more efficiently than current LEDs. This new technology, which is available for licensing from NREL, results in a low-cost, easy-to-manufacture white LED, with improved luminosity. October 21, 2013 NREL Forum Attracts Clean Energy Investors and Entrepreneurs Thirty clean energy companies, including seven companies based in Colorado,

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NREL: News Feature - At NREL, Sustainability Goes Beyond Campus  

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At NREL, Sustainability Goes Beyond Campus June 14, 2013 Photo of a group of people standing in the entry to a multi-level parking structure. The NREL campus is visible in the...

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NREL: Technology Transfer - NREL's Wind Technology Patents Boost ...  

NREL's Wind Technology Patents Boost Efficiency and Lower Costs March 22, 2013. Wind energy research conducted at the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC ...

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NREL: Water Power Research - Projects  

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Search More Search Options Site Map Printable Version Projects NREL's water power R&D projects support industry efforts to develop and deploy cost-effective water power...

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Innovations in Voluntary Renewable Energy Procurement: Methods for Expanding Access and Lowering Cost for Communities, Governments, and Businesses (Technical Report), NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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Innovations in Voluntary Innovations in Voluntary Renewable Energy Procurement: Methods for Expanding Access and Lowering Cost for Communities, Governments, and Businesses 2 Acknowledgments This work was funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), prepared under task number SAO9.3110. The authors wish to thank Steven Lindenberg, Linda Silverman, and the EERE technology programs for their support of this work. For their thoughtful review of the document, the authors thank Blaine Collison of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Lisa Daniels of Windustry; and Lynn Billman, Jason Coughlin, Robin Newmark, and Bethany Speer of NREL. The authors thank Mary Lukkonen of NREL for her editorial support and Anthony Castellano of NREL for his design work.

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2017 Levelized Costs AEO 2012 Early Release  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

2018 Levelized Costs AEO 2013 1 2018 Levelized Costs AEO 2013 1 January 2013 Levelized Cost of New Generation Resources in the Annual Energy Outlook 2013 This paper presents average levelized costs for generating technologies that are brought on line in 2018 1 as represented in the National Energy Modeling System (NEMS) for the Annual Energy Outlook 2013 (AEO2013) Early Release Reference case. 2 Both national values and the minimum and maximum values across the 22 U.S. regions of the NEMS electricity market module are presented. Levelized cost is often cited as a convenient summary measure of the overall competiveness of different generating technologies. It represents the per-kilowatthour cost (in real dollars) of building and operating a generating plant over an assumed financial life and duty cycle. Key

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Process Design of Wastewater Treatment for the NREL Cellulosic Ethanol Model  

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This report describes a preliminary process design for treating the wastewater from NREL's cellulosic ethanol production process to quality levels required for recycle. In this report Brown and Caldwell report on three main tasks: 1) characterization of the effluent from NREL's ammonia-conditioned hydrolyzate fermentation process; 2) development of the wastewater treatment process design; and 3) development of a capital and operational cost estimate for the treatment concept option. This wastewater treatment design was incorporated into NREL's cellulosic ethanol process design update published in May 2011 (NREL/TP-5100-47764).

Steinwinder, T.; Gill, E.; Gerhardt, M.

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL Improves System Efficiency and Increases Energy Transfer with Wind2H2 Project, Enabling Reduced Cost Electrolysis Production (Fact Sheet), Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technical Highlights (HFCTH)  

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5 * November 2010 5 * November 2010 Energy transfer improvements from the 10-kW wind turbine tested by NREL. The graph shows successive improvement, including the latest preliminary third generation improvement in the green shaded area. Increased Energy Transfer: NREL continues to improve energy transfer from a 10-kW solar PV array, comparing directly coupling the PV array to the electrolyzer stack with a connection through a maximum power point tracking (MPPT) power electronics package designed at NREL. The experimental testing (above) revealed that direct coupling outperformed power electronics when solar irradiance levels are below 500 W/m 2 while the MPPT power converter delivered more energy to the stacks between 500 and 1,100 W/m 2 . These findings

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NREL | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

NREL NREL Dataset Summary Description NREL's Research and Support Facility (RSF) energy model for 2011. Source NREL Date Released February 07th, 2013 (10 months ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords 2011 energy model NREL RSF Data text/csv icon rsf_energy_model_2011.csv (csv, 772 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period License License Open Data Commons Attribution License Comment Rate this dataset Usefulness of the metadata Average vote Your vote Usefulness of the dataset Average vote Your vote Ease of access Average vote Your vote Overall rating Average vote Your vote Comments Login or register to post comments If you rate this dataset, your published comment will include your rating. Dataset Summary Description

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NREL: News Feature - New Solar Cell Is More Efficient, Less Costly  

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it comes to squeezing more efficiency and lower costs out of silicon, the workhorse of solar photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules worldwide. A recent breakthrough - the product...

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NREL EFM DATA: Disaggregated Residential Load Cost Data | OpenEI  

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EFM DATA: Disaggregated Residential Load Cost Data EFM DATA: Disaggregated Residential Load Cost Data Dataset Summary Description The following data-set is for a benchmark residential home for all TMY3 locations across all utilities in the US. The data is indexed by utility service provider which is described by its "unique" EIA ID ( http://205.254.135.24/cneaf/electricity/page/eia861.html), e.g. field A14 references "34", which is the EIA Utility ID for the City of Abbeville, South Carolina Utility Company. Within each data set per utility resides different types of equipment, miscellaneous electric load plugs, and appliances found in "common households" given by costs broken out by months. All data within each cell is a floating point number with the metric of dollars/month, e.g. 0.46 equals $0.46/month of interest. Please note: That costs given are only for electricity costs not gas!

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NREL: About NREL - NREL Overview Video (Text Version)  

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NREL Overview Video (Text Version) This is a text only version for the NREL Overview video. Learn more about NREL here on the NREL Overview page. Dr. Dan Arvizu, Laboratory...

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NREL-MapSearch | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

NREL-MapSearch NREL-MapSearch Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: NREL-MapSearch Agency/Company /Organization: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector: Energy, Land Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Biomass, Energy Efficiency, Geothermal, Hydrogen, Solar, Wind Phase: Determine Baseline Topics: Resource assessment Resource Type: Maps, Software/modeling tools User Interface: Website Website: maps.nrel.gov/node/18 Web Application Link: www.nrel.gov/gis/mapsearch/index.html Cost: Free Language: English NREL-MapSearch Screenshot References: NREL MapSearch[1] NREL MapSearch allows you to easily and quickly find Geographic Information System (GIS) maps produced by NREL. About Use our MapSearch to easily search our collection of over a thousand maps created by the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) team. A faceted search

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NREL Market Analysis | Open Energy Information  

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NREL Market Analysis NREL Market Analysis Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: NREL Market analysis Agency/Company /Organization: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector: Energy Topics: Market analysis Website: www.nrel.gov/analysis/market_analysis.html NREL Market analysis Screenshot References: NREL Market analysis[1] Summary "The laboratory's market analysis helps increase the use of renewable energy (RE) and energy efficiency (EE) technologies in the marketplace by providing strategic information to stakeholders interested in rapidly changing electricity markets. Our high-quality and objective crosscutting assessments and analysis support informed decision making. Primary focuses include:" Energy Technology/Program Cost, Performance, and Market Data

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2010 Cost of Wind Energy Review  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This document provides a detailed description of NREL's levelized cost of wind energy equation, assumptions and results in 2010, including historical cost trends and future projections for land-based and offshore utility-scale wind.

Tegen, S.; Hand, M.; Maples, B.; Lantz, E.; Schwabe, P.; Smith, A.

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Useful Life Footprint  

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Land Use by System Technology Land Use by System Technology Transparent Cost Database Button The table below shows a range of system sizes for each technology and is intended to be used for a high level estimation of initial system capacity. Actual size may vary. The information was compiled by performing a literature search, using an NREL database with data from actual systems in the field, and interviewing NREL experts. Default system size values from NREL tools such as Renewable Energy Optimization (REopt) and In My Back Yard (IMBY) were also used. The mean system size was calculated from the average and the high/low data, as was the +/- 1 standard deviation range. Use the tabs below to navigate the charts. The LCOE tab provides a simple calculator for both utility-scale and DG technologies that compares the

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November 2002 NREL/SR-540-32525 Hydrogen Supply: Cost  

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environmental impact, and likely lower cost than mining and surface processing. A " 1'111111' 'III' few shale resources an economically viable alternative for petroleum © 20 I0 American Chemical Society #12 shale ,I, pyrolysis, making the process more efficient and economical. Understanding coke II

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NREL: News Feature - Super-Efficient Cells Key to Low-Cost Solar Power  

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Super-Efficient Cells Key to Low-Cost Solar Power Super-Efficient Cells Key to Low-Cost Solar Power February 16, 2011 This photo shows eight Amonix 7700 solar power generators, those in front tilted horizontally, those in the rear tilted near vertically. Each is a huge rectangle divided into hundreds of squares holding cells and lenses. Enlarge image The Amonix 7700 Concentrated Photovoltaic (CPV) Solar Power Generators are showcasing reliability and undergoing validation-of-performance measurements at the SolarTAC facility in Aurora, Colo. Credit: Dennis Schroeder In this photo, a man in an orange safety vest and hardhat is using a laptop, with large concentrated photovoltaic generators in the background. Enlarge image A technician at SolarTAC in Aurora, CO, enters some numbers into a laptop as he monitors validation of the Amonix 7700 Solar Power Generators.

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Michael Woodhouse  

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Woodhouse Woodhouse Photo of Michael Woodhouse Michael Woodhouse is a member of the Technology Systems and Sustainability Analysis Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center. Solar PV Technologies and Economics Analyst On staff since 2008 Phone number: 303-384-7623 E-mail: Michael.Woodhouse@nrel.gov Areas of expertise Fundamental science of photovoltaics (PV) and solar hydrogen technologies Economics of PV - From manufacturing to levelized cost of energy (LCOE) Primary research interests Manufacturing costs, systems-level installation costs and LCOE estimates for PV technologies Capital costs and LCOE estimates for other power generating technologies, including other renewables and also the traditional sources Serve as Associate Editor for The Journal of Renewable and

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SYSPLAN. Load Leveling Battery System Costs  

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SYSPLAN evaluates capital investment in customer side of the meter load leveling battery systems. Such systems reduce the customer`s monthly electrical demand charge by reducing the maximum power load supplied by the utility during the customer`s peak demand. System equipment consists of a large array of batteries, a current converter, and balance of plant equipment and facilities required to support the battery and converter system. The system is installed on the customer`s side of the meter and controlled and operated by the customer. Its economic feasibility depends largely on the customer`s load profile. Load shape requirements, utility rate structures, and battery equipment cost and performance data serve as bases for determining whether a load leveling battery system is economically feasible for a particular installation. Life-cycle costs for system hardware include all costs associated with the purchase, installation, and operation of battery, converter, and balance of plant facilities and equipment. The SYSPLAN spreadsheet software is specifically designed to evaluate these costs and the reduced demand charge benefits; it completes a 20 year period life cycle cost analysis based on the battery system description and cost data. A built-in sensitivity analysis routine is also included for key battery cost parameters. The life cycle cost analysis spreadsheet is augmented by a system sizing routine to help users identify load leveling system size requirements for their facilities. The optional XSIZE system sizing spreadsheet which is included can be used to identify a range of battery system sizes that might be economically attractive. XSIZE output consisting of system operating requirements can then be passed by the temporary file SIZE to the main SYSPLAN spreadsheet.

Hostick, C.J. [Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)

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NREL: Sustainable NREL - Sustainable Buildings  

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Renewable Portfolio Standard. Thermal NREL's Renewable Fuel Heating Plant (RFHP), a wood-fired combustion boiler utilizes forest thinning and wood fuel. The RFHP provides...

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New Version of BEopt Software Provides Analysis Capabilities for Existing Homes (Fact Sheet), NREL Highlights, Research & Development  

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) researchers enhanced this building energy optimization tool to analyze existing homes and identify upgrade packages that achieve specified energy efficiency levels at the lowest possible cost.

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NREL: Continuum Magazine - Archive  

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Deliberate Science The NREL Spectrum of Clean Energy Innovation NREL Leads Energy Systems Integration Sustainable Transportation Previous Next NREL is a national laboratory of...

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NREL: Wind Research - Projects  

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Projects Projects NREL's wind energy research and development projects focus on reducing the cost of wind technology and expanding access to wind energy sites. Our specialized technical expertise, comprehensive design and analysis tools, and unique testing facilities help industry overcome challenges to bringing new wind technology to the marketplace. Some of these success stories are described in NREL's Wind R&D Success Stories. We also work closely with universities and other national laboratories supporting fundamental research in wind technologies, including aerodynamics, aeroacoustics, and material sciences essential in the development of new blade technologies and advanced controls, power electronics, and testing to further refine drivetrain topology.

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NREL: Wind Research - Publications  

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Publications Publications The NREL wind research program develops publications about its R&D activities in wind energy technologies. Below you'll find links to recently published publications, links to the NREL Avian Literature and Publications Databases, and information about the Technical Library at the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC). The NWTC's quarterly newsletter, @NWTC, contains articles on current wind energy research projects and highlights the latest reports, papers, articles, and events published or sponsored by NREL. Subscribe to @NWTC. Selected Publications Featured Publication Large-scale Offshore Wind Power in the United States: Assessment of Opportunities and Barriers Here are some selected NWTC publications: 2011 Cost of Wind Energy Review Built-Environment Wind Turbine Roadmap

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NREL Nondisclosure Agreement Process  

Title: NREL Nondisclosure Agreement Process Subject: Shows NREL's nondisclosure agreement process Author: Heidi Rex Keywords: nondisclosure agreement NDA proprietary ...

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NREL: Concentrating Solar Power Research - Collector R&D  

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Thermal Energy Storage R&D Thermal Energy Storage R&D Featured Resource Learn more about NREL's capabilities in thermal storage and advanced heat transfer fluids. Thermal energy storage (TES) research at NREL focuses on reducing the costs of thermal storage and electricity from concentrating solar power (CSP) plants. NREL's TES effort contributes to these goals through materials and systems development, analysis, and modeling. CSP systems may include TES-a means of storing thermal energy for later use-to generate electricity any time when it is most needed and valuable, whether during the day, night, or cloudy intervals. Opportunities and Potential Impact TES usually reduces the levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) compared to a system without storage because of better utilization of the power block.

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NREL: News - NREL Quantifies Significant Value in Concentrating Solar Power  

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413 413 NREL Quantifies Significant Value in Concentrating Solar Power CSP with thermal energy storage boosts California electric grid April 24, 2013 Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have quantified the significant value that concentrating solar power (CSP) plants can add to an electric grid. The NREL researchers evaluated the operational impacts of CSP systems with thermal energy storage within the California electric grid managed by the California Independent System Operator (CAISO). NREL used a commercial production cost model called PLEXOS to help plan system expansion, to evaluate aspects of system reliability, and to estimate fuel cost, emissions, and other operational factors within the CAISO system. The

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NREL: Technology Deployment - Microgrid Design  

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Microgrid Design Microgrid Design Photo of a microgrid test site at the National Wind Technology Center. NREL designs independent electrical generation and distribution systems called microgrids, which deliver energy that is reliable, economical, and sustainable. NREL experts work with military, government, industry, and other organizations that cannot afford to lose power to develop reliable and cost-effective microgrid systems. Expertise and Knowledge NREL offers microgrid technical expertise and project support that includes engineering, energy analysis and modeling, financial analysis, and energy management. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to microgrid design is called Continuously Optimized Reliable Energy (CORE) Microgrids. The CORE microgrid approach includes advantages such as:

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NREL Advances Spillover Materials for Hydrogen Storage (Fact Sheet)  

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This fact sheet describes NREL's accomplishments in advancing spillover materials for hydrogen storage and improving the reproducible synthesis, long-term durability, and material costs of hydrogen storage materials. Work was performed by NREL's Chemical and Materials Science Center.

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NREL: Energy Analysis: Analysis of Project Finance  

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Analysis of Project Finance Analysis of Project Finance NREL analysis helps potential renewable energy developers and investors gain insights into the complex world of project finance. Renewable energy project finance is complex, requiring knowledge of federal tax credits, state-level incentives, renewable attribute markets, renewable technology installation and operation costs, and many other site-specific considerations. NREL conducts research, performs analysis, and produces reports and analysis tools on: Project-level finance (terms, structures, and innovations) Renewable energy financial policies such as feed-in tariffs, clean renewable energy bonds, and power purchase agreements State-of-the-market for renewable technologies High renewable penetration scenarios A map showing the dollar (millions) amount of Federal Section 1603 awards.

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Levelized Cost of New Generation Resources in the Annual Energy ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

costs, the levelized cost ... 4 These results do not include targeted tax credits such as the production or investment tax credit available for some technologies.

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2017 Levelized Costs AEO 2012 Early Release  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1 1 July 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook Highlights * EIA projects the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot price to average about $88 per barrel over the second half of 2012 and the U.S. refiner acquisition cost (RAC) of crude oil to average $93 per barrel, both about $7 per barrel lower than last month's Outlook. EIA expects WTI and RAC crude oil prices to remain roughly at these second half levels in 2013. Beginning in this month's Outlook, EIA is also providing a forecast of Brent crude oil spot prices (see Brent Crude Oil Spot Price Added to Forecast), which are expected to average $106 per barrel for 2012 and $98 per barrel in 2013. These price forecasts assume that world oil-consumption-weighted real gross domestic product

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NREL: Technology Transfer - NREL Experiments Advance Hydrogen ...  

Recent experiments by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) researcher Heli Wang, however, ...

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NREL: Energy Analysis: Impacts of Conventional Generators  

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Impacts on Conventional Generators Impacts on Conventional Generators Impacts of Renewable Electricity Generation on Efficiency and Emissions of Conventional Generators With increasing penetration of wind and solar generation, conventional fossil-fired power plants may be required to adjust their output level, start up, or shut down more frequently to accommodate the variability and uncertainty of these technologies. These operational changes can negatively impact plant efficiency and emissions. NREL's analyses are focused on understanding and quantifying the emissions and costs associated with these operational changes. NREL's impacts of renewable electricity generation on conventional generators analyses show that: While the emissions impacts of generator cycling and part-loading can be significant (e.g., combined cycle generators), these impacts are

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NREL: Vehicles and Fuels Research Home Page  

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NREL helps industry partners develop the next generation of energy efficient, high performance vehicles and fuels. NREL's transportation research spans from the materials to the systems level. NREL conducts research on the full range of vehicle types, from light-duty passenger cars to heavy-duty freight trucks. NREL's credible transportation research is grounded in real-world data. NREL's integrated approach links automotive technology advances to the full spectrum of renewable energy solutions. NREL researchers examine infrastructure, market conditions and driver behavior, as well as fuels and vehicles. NREL helps put fuel-efficient, low-emission cars and trucks on the road through research and innovation in electric vehicle, biofuel, and conventional automotive technologies. Researchers collaborate with industry

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NREL: Technology Transfer - Success Stories  

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Success Stories Success Stories We'd like to share our stories about innovation, industry partnerships, and the path towards commercializing renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies developed at NREL. Materials Exposure Testing Market Expands with Ultra-Accelerated Weathering System The Ultra-Accelerated Weathering System will change the weathering industry. A partnership with Atlas, one of the leader's in materials exposure testing, will take NREL's technology to industry. Watch the video. NREL and SkyFuel Partnership Reflects Bright Future for Solar Energy For the next generation of parabolic troughs, NREL Principal Scientist Gary Jorgensen and SkyFuel Chief Technology Officer Randy Gee have developed a lower-cost, more durable solution to glass mirrors. Watch the video.

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NREL: Continuum Magazine Home Page  

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NREL Spectrum of Clean Energy Innovation NREL Spectrum of Clean Energy Innovation Issue 3 Print Version Share this resource Continuum Magazine Dan Says NREL Leads Wind Farm Modeling Research NREL Leads Wind Farm Modeling Research Researchers study the atmosphere surrounding large turbines to optimize performance. Driving Solar Innovations from Laboratory to Marketplace Driving Solar Innovations from Laboratory to Marketplace Disruptive innovation is making solar cost competitive with non-renewable energy. Reaping a Harvest of Hope Reaping a Harvest of Hope Five years after a devastating tornado, Greensburg, Kansas has new energy and a new outlook. Energy Innovation Portal Bridging Information Gap Energy Innovation Portal Bridging Information Gap Database revolutionizes intellectual property transfer from DOE's national

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NREL: News - Release Archives 1997  

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7 7 Local Middle School Receives School-to-Career Grant - (12/24/97) Free Consumer Workshops On Solar & Wind Power For Farm & Ranch At National Western Stock Show - (12/9/97) NREL Funds Research into Low-Cost Solar Electricity - (12/8/97) NREL Provides PV Holiday Lights for Christmas Tree - (12/2/97) Energy Saving Buildings Win National and Local Honors - (11/21/97) Alternative Fuel Vehicles: What Do the Drivers Say? - (11/19/97) Clean Energy Technologies Ready for Climate Change Challenge - (10/23/97) NREL Researcher on Assignment in South Africa - (10/20/97) The Best and Brightest in Solar Homes Open to the Public - (10/1/97) National Renewable Energy Laboratory to Host Demonstration of Ford's Electric Ranger Pickup Truck - (9/26/97) NREL Researchers Test Solar Thermal Technology - (9/23/97)

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NREL: Wind Research - NREL's Wind Technology Patents Boost Efficiency and  

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NREL's Wind Technology Patents Boost Efficiency and Lower Costs NREL's Wind Technology Patents Boost Efficiency and Lower Costs March 22, 2013 Wind energy research conducted at the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) during the last decade has earned the lab two patents, one for adaptive pitch control and one for a resonance blade test system that will ultimately help its industry partners increase the efficiency of wind technologies and reduce the cost of wind energy. The most recent patent for adaptive pitch control for variable-speed wind turbines was granted in May 2012. Variable-speed wind turbines use rotor blade pitch control to regulate rotor speed at the high wind speed limit. Although manufacturers and operators have been interested in developing a nominal pitch to improve

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Estimating the Economic Cost of Sea-Level Rise  

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To improve the estimate of economic costs of future sea-level rise associated with global climate change,

Sugiyama, Masahiro.

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NREL: Jobs and Economic Competitiveness - Jobs Analysis  

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on understanding how investments in clean energy technology deployment impact jobs creation and economic output at the national, state and community level. NREL's jobs analyses...

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Novel Combination of Enzyme Systems Could Lower Biofuel Costs (Fact Sheet), Highlights in Science, NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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Two natural enzyme systems-one produced by Two natural enzyme systems-one produced by fungi and the other by bacteria-break down cel- lulose faster if used in combination. The resulting process shows promise for less expensive biofuels. Researchers from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and their partners studied a cocktail of individual fungal enzymes that depoly- merize biomass, and an alternative bacterial system in which multiple biomass-degrading enzymes, termed the cellulosome, are linked together by a protein scaffold. This study suggests that two of the most thoroughly studied and distinct paradigms of biomass degradation, namely free fungal enzymes and multi-enzyme bacterial cellulosomes, function together in an unexpected way to efficiently break down polysaccharides.

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NREL Determines Better Testing Methods for Photovoltaic Module Durability (Fact Sheet), NREL Highlights, Research & Development  

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NREL discoveries will enable manufacturers to produce more robust photovoltaic modules. Over the past decade, some photovoltaic (PV) modules have experienced power losses because of the system voltage stress that modules experience in fielded arrays. This is partly because qualification tests and standards do not adequately evaluate the durability of modules that undergo the long-term effects of high voltage. Scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) tried various testing methods and stress levels to demonstrate module durability to system voltage potential-induced degradation (PID) mechanisms. The results of these accelerated tests, along with outdoor testing, were used to estimate the acceleration factors needed to more accurately evaluate the durability of modules to system voltage stress. NREL was able to determine stress factors, levels, and methods for testing based on the stresses experienced by modules in the field. These results, in combination with those in the literature, suggest that constant stress with humidity and system voltage is more damaging than stress applied intermittently or with periods of recovery comprising hot and dry conditions or alternating bias in between. NREL has determined some module constructions to be extremely durable to PID. These findings will help the manufacturers of PV materials and components produce more durable products that better satisfy their customers. NREL determined that there is rapid degradation of some PV modules under system voltage stress and evaluated degradation rates in the field to develop more accurate accelerated testing methods. PV module manufacturers will be better able to choose robust materials and durable designs and guarantee sturdier, longer-lasting products. As PV modules become more durable, and thus more efficient over the long term, the risks and the cost of PV power will be reduced.

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NREL: NEWS - Features  

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6 November 2006 More Than Pretty Maps-NREL Uses GIS to Find Workable Energy Solutions More Than Pretty Maps-NREL Uses GIS to Find Workable Energy Solutions NREL's geographic...

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NREL: Biomass Research - Capabilities  

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Capabilities Capabilities A photo of a series of large metal tanks connected by a network of pipes. Only the top portion of the tanks is visible above the metal floor grate. Each tank has a round porthole on the top. Two men examine one of the tanks at the far end of the floor. Sugars are converted into ethanol in fermentation tanks. This ethanol is then separated, purified, and recovered for use as a transportation fuel. NREL biomass researchers and scientists have strong capabilities in many facets of biomass technology that support the cost-effective conversion of biomass to biofuels-capabilities that are in demand. The NREL biomass staff partners with other national laboratories, academic institutions, and commercial entities at every stage of the biomass-to-biofuels conversion process. For these partners, our biomass

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NREL: Technology Transfer - Ombuds  

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Technology Transfer Ombuds Technology Transfer Ombuds NREL's Technology Transfer Ombuds offers an informal process to help resolve issues and concerns regarding the laboratory's technology partnership, patent, and licensing activities. As a designated neutral party, our ombuds provides confidential, resolution-focused services. Through the ombuds process, we encourage collaborative techniques such as mediation to facilitate the speedy and low-cost resolution of complaints and disputes, when appropriate. The NREL Ombuds does not: Handle contract negotiation or other legal issues Act as a decision maker or draw conclusions Investigate or make formal recommendations on findings of fact. The ombuds also does not replace, override, or influence formal review or appeal mechanisms, or serve as an intermediary when legal action is

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Two New Reports on Utility-Scale Solar from NREL | OpenEI Community  

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Two New Reports on Utility-Scale Solar from NREL Two New Reports on Utility-Scale Solar from NREL Home > Groups > OpenEI Community Central Graham7781's picture Submitted by Graham7781(2002) Super contributor 5 June, 2012 - 14:33 imported OpenEI Article courtesy of the NREL Finance Blog Utility-scale solar is still something of a novelty in the renewable energy ecosystem. Large-scale deployment of these multi-megawatt (MW) installations has only recently been enabled in the United States by two key pieces of federal legislation and state-level implementation of renewable energy standards. The market boomed in 2011, adding more than 760 MW of capacity and ending the year with a bullish outlook for 2012. In April, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) published a series of three reports on the market, technologies, policies, and cost of energy

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RECIPIENT: NREL  

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OFENFRGY OFENFRGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NI'PA DE1'lllUIINATION Page 1 of4 STATE: TX PROJECT TITLE : Sologen Geothermal Co-Production Field Demonstration; NREL Tracking No. 12-020 Funding Opportunity Announcement Num~r Procurement Instrument Number DE-AC36-08G028308 NE:PA Control Number NREL-12-020 cm Number G028308 Based on my review oftbe information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451.1A), I bave made the following determination : CX, EA, EIS APPIi:NDIX AND NUMBER: Description: A9 Information gathering, analYSiS, and dissemination 81.18 Water supply wells B1.31 Installation or relocation of machinery and equipment Information gathering (including, but not limited to, literature surveys, inventories, site visits, and audits),

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NREL: NEWS - Features  

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New Demographic NREL study finds the finances of solar leasing appeal to younger homeowners in less affluent neighborhoods. March 2012 NREL Thinks Big at Wind Technology...

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NREL: Education Programs - About  

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Education Programs Photo graphic representation of NREL Education Programs. NREL believes renewable energy and energy efficiency R&D is only part of the new energy future equation....

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NREL Employee Commuting  

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Commuting October 31, 2011 NREL Employee Commuting Frank Rukavina Director of Sustainability Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory NREL Employee...

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levelized cost of energy | OpenEI Community  

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levelized cost of energy levelized cost of energy Home Kch's picture Submitted by Kch(24) Member 9 April, 2013 - 13:30 MHK Cost Breakdown Structure Draft CBS current energy GMREC LCOE levelized cost of energy marine energy MHK ocean energy The generalized Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS) for marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) projects is a hierarchical structure designed to facilitate the collection and organization of lifecycle costs of any type of MHK project, including wave energy converters and current energy convertners. At a high level, the categories in the CBS will be applicable to all projects; at a detailed level, however, the CBS includes many cost categories that will pertain to one project but not others. It is expected that many of the detailed levels of the CBS will be populated with "NA" or left blank.Upload

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NREL: Energy Storage - Laboratory Capabilities  

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Laboratory Capabilities Laboratory Capabilities Photo of NREL's Energy Storage Laboratory. NREL's Energy Storage Laboratory. Welcome to our Energy Storage Laboratory at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado. Much of our testing is conducted at this state-of-the-art laboratory, where researchers use cutting-edge modeling and analysis tools to focus on thermal management systems-from the cell level to the battery pack or ultracapacitor stack-for electric, hybrid electric, and fuel cell vehicles (EVs, HEVs, and FCVs). In 2010, we received $2 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) to enhance and upgrade the NREL Battery Thermal and Life Test Facility. The Energy Storage Laboratory houses two unique calorimeters, along with

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NREL: Sustainable NREL - Education Center  

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Education Center Education Center An aerial photo of a grey, angular building. NREL's Education Center NREL's Education Center on the South Table Mountain main campus incorporates a large number of energy efficiency and sustainability practices into its cutting-edge design. The lab's first showcase building, the facility proudly displays technologies that can save energy, create jobs, and generate clean electricity and fuels from plentiful domestic, carbon-free sources. Energy Efficiency Features Trombe wall lights and heats the exhibit hall Direct evaporative cooling system LED lights with lighting control system Energy management system monitors temperature, humidity and occupancy Sustainability Features Native and xeriscape vegetation Composting and recycling bins For more information, see the Education Center website

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NREL: Technology Transfer - NREL Launches Renewable Energy ...  

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL's) ... For more information about REopt, visit the new website. Printable Version. Technology Transfer Home;

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NREL: Technology Transfer - NREL Electrode Innovation ...  

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Technology Transfer NREL Electrode Innovation Poised to Shake Up the Li-ion Battery Industry

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NREL Analysis: Cost-Effective and Reliable Integration of High-Penetration Solar in the Western United States (Poster)  

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SunShot Initiative awardee posters describing the different technologies within the four subprograms of the DOE Solar Program (Photovoltaics, Concentrating Solar Power, Soft Costs, and Systems Integration).

Lew, D.; Brinkman, G.; Ibanez, E.; Hodge, B.; Lefton, S.; Kumar, N.; Agan, D.; Jordan, G.; Venkatataman, S.

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Cost of Adding E85 Fueling Capability to Existing Gasoline Stations: NREL Survey and Literature Search (Fact Sheet)  

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Fact sheet provides framework for gas station owners to access what a reasonable cost would be to install E85 infrastructure.

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NREL: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Research - News Release Archives  

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are helping American businesses reduce their energy costs and are driving new market opportunities in the United States. November 8, 2012 NREL Receives Numerous Accolades...

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NREL Evaluates Secondary Uses for Lithium Ion Vehicle Batteries  

NREL Evaluates Secondary Uses for Lithium Ion Vehicle Batteries ... of PHEVs and EVs is limited by the current high cost of Li-ion batteries.

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NREL: Solar Research - News Release Archives  

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3 3 December 2, 2013 NREL Reports Soft Costs Now Largest Piece of Solar Installation Total Cost Two reports offer more in-depth look at non-hardware costs November 21, 2013 NREL Releases Renewable Energy Data Book Detailing Growing Industry in 2012 The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released the 2012 Renewable Energy Data Book on behalf of the Energy Department's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. The annual report is an important assessment of U.S. energy statistics for 2012, including renewable electricity, worldwide renewable energy development, clean energy investments, and data on specific technologies. November 8, 2013 New Solar Cell Is More Efficient, Less Costly Innovation by NREL and First Solar acquisition TetraSun wins a 2013 R&D 100

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NREL: National Center for Photovoltaics Home Page  

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Phone: 303-275-3744 Printable Version News NREL Teams with LBNL to Analyze PV Pricing Trends September 10, 2013 New Study Shows Solar Manufacturing Costs Not Driven Primarily...

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NREL: Photovoltaics Research - Process Development and Integration...  

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the PDIL Capabilities How to Work with Us News NREL Teams with LBNL to Analyze PV Pricing Trends September 10, 2013 New Study Shows Solar Manufacturing Costs Not Driven Primarily...

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Figure 38. Levelized costs of nuclear electricity generation in ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Sheet3 Sheet2 Sheet1 Figure 38. Levelized costs of nuclear electricity generation in two cases, 2025 (2011 dollars per megawatthour) Reference Small Modular Reactor

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EIA - Levelized Cost of New Generation Resources in the Annual ...  

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Levelized Cost of New Generation Resources in the Annual Energy Outlook 2011. ... such as investment or production tax credits for specified generation sources, ...

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NREL: Concentrating Solar Power Research - News  

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News News Below are news stories related to NREL Concentrating Solar Power research. Subscribe to the RSS feed RSS . Learn about RSS. November 5, 2013 Solar Working Group Releases Standard Contracts A working group representing solar industry stakeholders has developed standard contracts that should help lower transaction costs and make it easier to access low-cost financing for residential and commercial solar power projects. October 24, 2013 NREL Researcher Honored with Hispanic STEM Award A national organization devoted to getting more Hispanics into the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), has honored a scientist at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) with its annual Outstanding Technical Achievement Award.

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NREL: Technology Transfer - Marine Corps Taps NREL to Help Replace Aging  

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Marine Corps Taps NREL to Help Replace Aging Steam Plant with Efficient Marine Corps Taps NREL to Help Replace Aging Steam Plant with Efficient Biomass Cogeneration January 30, 2013 The 1940s central steam plant at the Marine Corps Recruiting Depot (MCRD) on Parris Island, seven miles south of Beaufort, South Carolina, has far exceeded its projected life and is no longer cost-effective to operate. MCRD staff tasked NREL to help replace this artifact with an efficient biomass cogeneration facility. NREL will assess needs and help develop a request for proposal for designing and constructing the new facility. After the initial site review, the NREL assessment team will: Verify existing resources and biomass costs Optimize facility size and location Model the entire system and generate a process flow diagram Estimate costs and create an economic evaluation

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NREL: Technology Deployment - Marine Corps Taps NREL to Help Replace Aging  

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Marine Corps Taps NREL to Help Replace Aging Steam Plant with Efficient Marine Corps Taps NREL to Help Replace Aging Steam Plant with Efficient Biomass Cogeneration January 30, 2013 The 1940s central steam plant at the Marine Corps Recruiting Depot (MCRD) on Parris Island, seven miles south of Beaufort, South Carolina, has far exceeded its projected life and is no longer cost-effective to operate. MCRD staff tasked NREL to help replace this artifact with an efficient biomass cogeneration facility. NREL will assess needs and help develop a request for proposal for designing and constructing the new facility. After the initial site review, the NREL assessment team will: Verify existing resources and biomass costs Optimize facility size and location Model the entire system and generate a process flow diagram Estimate costs and create an economic evaluation

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NREL: Biomass Research - Marine Corps Taps NREL to Help Replace Aging Steam  

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Marine Corps Taps NREL to Help Replace Aging Steam Plant with Efficient Marine Corps Taps NREL to Help Replace Aging Steam Plant with Efficient Biomass Cogeneration January 30, 2013 The 1940s central steam plant at the Marine Corps Recruiting Depot (MCRD) on Parris Island, seven miles south of Beaufort, South Carolina, has far exceeded its projected life and is no longer cost-effective to operate. MCRD staff tasked NREL to help replace this artifact with an efficient biomass cogeneration facility. NREL will assess needs and help develop a request for proposal for designing and constructing the new facility. After the initial site review, the NREL assessment team will: Verify existing resources and biomass costs Optimize facility size and location Model the entire system and generate a process flow diagram Estimate costs and create an economic evaluation

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NREL: Diversity at NREL Home Page  

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Diversity at NREL Diversity at NREL Search More Search Options Site Map Printable Version Diversity Efforts Across the Lab Workforce Photo of NREL Senior Scientist Xiaonan Li. NREL has created an inclusive work environment that benefits from diversity throughout the organization, values individual differences, and encourages employees to develop and contribute to their full potential. Our staff speak 30 different languages, and we value our diverse backgrounds. Educational Outreach Photo of high school students installing photovoltaic panels at NREL. We develop science programs that engage the minds of our future leaders, scientists, and engineers. We strive to increase the quantity, quality, and diversity of students preparing to become scientific and technical professionals.

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2017 Levelized Costs AEO 2012 Early Release  

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Form EIA-923 Frame Reduction Impact 1 Form EIA-923 Frame Reduction Impact 1 August 30, 2012 Form EIA-923 Frame Reduction Impact Schedule 2 of the Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report," collects the cost and quality of fossil fuel purchases made by electric power plants with at least 50 megawatts (MW) of nameplate capacity primarily fueled by fossil fuels. The proposal is to raise the threshold to 200 megawatts of nameplate capacity primarily fueled by natural gas, petroleum coke, distillate fuel oil, and residual fuel oil. This would result in reducing the Form EIA-923 overall annual burden by 2.2 percent. The threshold for coal plants will remain at 50 megawatts. Natural gas data collection on Schedule 2 will be reduced from approximately 970 to 603 plants

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NREL: Biomass Research - Microalgal Biofuels Projects  

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Microalgal Biofuels Projects Microalgal Biofuels Projects A photo of a man in a white lab coat holding a glass flask that contains a small amount of clear green liquid. An NREL researcher analyzes algae samples for oil content using the Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorter. NREL's microalgal biofuels projects focus on determining the feasibility and economic capability of employing algae as a cost-effective feedstock for fuel production. NREL researchers pioneered developing microalgal biofuels by leading the U.S. Department of Energy Aquatic Species Program from 1979 to 1996. Among NREL's RD&D projects in converting microalgae to biofuels are: Development of Algal Strains NREL and Chevron Corp. are collaborating to develop techniques to improve the production of liquid transportation fuels using microalgae. The

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Recent Developments in the Levelized Cost of Energy from  

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1 Recent Developments in the Levelized Cost of Energy from U.S. Wind Power Projects Ryan Wiser This analysis was funded by the Wind & Water Power Program, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy factor trends fails to convey recent improvements in the levelized cost of energy (LCOE) from wind

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NREL: Technology Deployment Home Page  

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Solar Decathlon 2013 Heading to California Solar Decathlon 2013 Heading to California U.S. Coast Guard Saves Energy, Money Training Results in Decreased Energy Use and Costs for Sector Guam Standard Work Specifications Tool Now Available Standard Work Specifications Tool Now Available Weatherization industry can save specifications online and streamline work NREL Federal Fueling Station Data Supports Sandy Recovery NREL Federal Fueling Station Data Supports Sandy Recovery Decision Makers Able to Coordinate Access to Fuel NREL works with federal, state, and local government and private industry and organizations to deploy commercially available energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. Our experts help prepare the market for emerging technologies by removing barriers to adoption. Use our technology

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NREL: Photovoltaics Research - PV News  

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PV News PV News The National Renewable Energy Laboratory Photovoltaic (PV) Research Program highlights latest research and news accomplishments from the laboratory on this page. Subscribe to the RSS feed RSS . Learn about RSS. November 8, 2013 New Solar Cell Is More Efficient, Less Costly Innovation by NREL and First Solar acquisition TetraSun wins a 2013 R&D 100 Award. November 6, 2013 NREL's Energy Systems Integration Facility Garners LEED® Platinum The Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) on the campus of the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colo., has earned a LEED® Platinum designation for new construction from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a non-profit organization dedicated to sustainable building design and construction.

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Distributed Generation Energy Technology Capital  

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Capital Costs Capital Costs Transparent Cost Database Button The following charts indicate recent capital cost estimates for distributed generation (DG) renewable energy technologies. The estimates are shown in dollars per installed kilowatt of generating capacity or thermal energy capacity for thermal technologies. The charts provide a compilation of available national-level cost data from a variety of sources. Costs in your specific location will vary. The red horizontal lines represent the first standard deviation of the mean. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) sponsored the distributed generation data used within these charts. If you are seeking utility-scale technology capital cost estimates, please visit the Transparent Cost Database website for NREL's information

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NREL: Newsroom Home Page  

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The NREL Newsroom site contains a complete collection of news releases, The NREL Newsroom site contains a complete collection of news releases, listings for upcoming events and media contacts. You may also browse available photos on NREL's Image Gallery. News Releases News stories about the laboratory and renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. Subscribe | NREL's RSS Feed (XML) January 6, 2014 - NREL Expert Honored for Energy Systems Innovations January 2, 2014 - NREL Finds a New Cellulose Digestion Mechanism by a Fast-eating Enzyme Feature News Photo of a researcher inspecting equipment. Each week, we take an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at how NREL researchers are working to advance renewable energy and energy efficiency. Subscribe | NREL's RSS Feed (XML) Quick Links Photographs (Image Gallery) Visiting NREL Renewable Resource Maps & Data

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NREL: Technology Transfer - NREL and SkyFuel Partnership Reflects Bright  

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NREL and SkyFuel Partnership Reflects Bright Future for Solar Energy NREL and SkyFuel Partnership Reflects Bright Future for Solar Energy In this video, NREL Principal Scientist Gary Jorgensen and SkyFuel Chief Technology Officer Randy Gee talk about their partnership to develop a thin film to substitute for bulkier glass mirrors on solar-collecting parabolic troughs. Get the Adobe Flash Player to see this video. Credit: Fireside Production More Information For more information about NREL's partnership with SkyFuel, read Award-Winning Reflector to Cut Solar Cost and New Solar Technology Concentrates on Cost, Efficiency. Learn more about NREL's Concentrating Solar Power Research. Printable Version Technology Transfer Home About Technology Transfer Technology Partnership Agreements Licensing Agreements Nondisclosure Agreements Research Facilities

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® Reprinted with permission from the July 2005 issue Emerging Markets For RECs: Opportunities And Challenges RECs are becoming the currency of renewable energy markets for a host of reasons. BY ED HOLT AND LORI BIRD Editor's note: This article is based on a report funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. The entire report can be found online at www. nrel.gov/docs/fy05osti/37388.pdf. R enewable energy certificates (RECs) represent the attrib- utes of electricity generated from renewable energy sources. These are unbundled from the physical elec- tricity, and the two products - the environmental attributes embodied in the certificates and the commodity electricity - may be sold or traded separately. RECs are quickly becoming the

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RECIPIENT: NREL  

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DEPARThlJiNT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETllRJ\.IINATION Page 1 of2 STATE: Mult PROJECT TITLE ; Haiti Renewable Resource Study; NREL Tracking No . 12-018 Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number DE-AC36-08G028308 NREL·12-018 G028308 Based on my re'o'iew orlbe information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authori".,ed under DOE Order 451.1A), I have made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: A9 Information gathering, analysis, and dissemination A11 Technical advice and assistance to organizations Rational for detennination: Information gathering (including, but not limited to, literature surveys, inventories, site visits, and

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2017 Levelized Costs AEO 2012 Early Release  

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Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) End-Use Models FAQs 1 Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) End-Use Models FAQs 1 February 2013 Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) End-Use Models FAQs What is an end-use model? An end-use model is a set of equations designed to disaggregate a RECS sample household's total annual fuel consumption into end uses such as space heating, air conditioning, water heating, refrigeration, and so on. These disaggregated values are then weighted up to produce population estimates of total and average energy end uses at various levels of geography, by housing unit type, or other tabulations of interest. Why are end-use models needed? Information regarding how total energy is distributed across various end uses is critical to meeting future energy demand and improving efficiency and building design. Using submeters

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NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy  

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& Renewable Energy Operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC This report is available at no cost from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) at www.nrel.gov/publications. Contract No. DE-AC36 Margolis National Renewable Energy Laboratory Technical Report NREL/TP-6A20-60401 October 2013 #12;NREL

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NREL: Technology Transfer - Technology Partnership Agreements  

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Technology Partnership Agreements Technology Partnership Agreements Through technology partnership agreements, NREL provides partners with technical support to help commercialize and deploy energy technologies and products. We do not fund any projects under a technology partnership agreement. The partner provides the necessary resources and covers our costs of providing technical services. NREL does provide funding opportunities through competitively placed contracts. For more information, see our business opportunities. Process The technology partnership agreement process basically includes 11 steps. See the NREL Technology Partnership Agreement Process flowchart. We are committed to working through these steps in a timely manner. Experience suggests that the fastest means to reach an agreement is through

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NREL: About NREL - Success Stories and Accomplishments  

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Success Stories and Accomplishments Success Stories and Accomplishments NREL has a rich history of success in scientific discovery and developing innovative technologies to meet the challenges of a clean energy future. Innovation Impact (PDF) Examples of NREL's breakthrough research results. Technology Highlights Recent advances in scientific and technical research. Feature Stories News articles featuring research, programs, and people. Awards Award-winning science, scientists, and initiatives. Continuum Magazine Highlighting NREL's strategic focus, capabilities, and mission execution. Search Accomplishments Search Help Start Slideshow Start Slideshow Previous Next Builds batteries backwards for high performance Builds batteries backwards for high performance NREL researchers build batteries in reverse order, burying the fragile

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NREL: Sustainable NREL - Research Support Facility  

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by NREL's Commercial Buildings Research Group to see predicted versus actual data for lighting, plug loads, heating and cooling use, rooftop PV production, and more. Construction...

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NREL: Technology Transfer - NREL Evaluates Fuel Cell ...  

... (i.e. forklift) applications across the United States. And the technology validation team at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) ...

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NREL: About NREL - Angelo Mascarenhas - Research Fellow  

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working at NREL in the area of spectroscopic research on semiconductor materials for photonics and advanced Solar Cells. He was the project leader for Solid State Spectroscopy for...

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NREL: Technology Transfer - NREL Collaborates to Commercialize ...  

Natural gas. Nuclear waste. Nuclear Filter Technology is also licensing several NREL inventions related to the fiber optic and thin film materials that sense the ...

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NREL: Photovoltaics Research Home Page  

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Photo of Photovoltaic Solar Panels. Photo of Photovoltaic Solar Panels. Solar Installer Surveys DOE needs your input to reduce the "soft costs" of solar PV installations that impact your business. Complete the residential survey and commercial survey today! Photovoltaic (PV) research at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) focuses on boosting solar cell conversion efficiencies, lowering the cost of solar cells, modules, and systems, and improving the reliability of PV components and systems. NREL's PV effort contributes to these goals through fundamental research, advanced materials and devices, and technology development. Our scientists are pursuing critical activities that will help to accomplish the goal of the U.S. Department of Energy's SunShot Initiative-to make large-scale solar energy systems cost-competitive with

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Distributed Generation Energy Technology Operations  

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Operations and Maintenance Costs Operations and Maintenance Costs Transparent Cost Database Button The following charts indicate recent operations and maintenance (O&M) cost estimates for distributed generation (DG) renewable energy technologies. The charts provide a compilation of available national-level cost data from a variety of sources. Costs in your specific location will vary. The red horizontal lines represent the first standard deviation of the mean. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) sponsored the distributed generation data used within these charts. If you are seeking utility-scale technology operations and maintenance estimates, please visit the Transparent Cost Database website for NREL's information regarding vehicles, biofuels, and electricity generation.

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Estimating the economic cost of sea-level rise  

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(cont.) In the case of a classical linear sea-level rise of one meter per century, the use of DIVA generally decreases the protection fraction of the coastline, and results in a smaller protection cost because of high ...

Sugiyama, Masahiro, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Wind Research - Awards  

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Awards NREL has received many awards for its technical innovations in wind energy. In addition, the research conducted at the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) at NREL has led...

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NREL: Energy Storage - News  

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Energy Storage News Below are news stories related to NREL's energy storage research. August 28, 2013 NREL Battery Calorimeters Win R&D 100 Award The award-wining Isothermal...

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Partnering with NREL  

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An overview for industry and organizations about NREL's partnering opportunities including information about technology partnership agreements and technical area contacts.

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2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: International Activities - Bilateral Partnerships  

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Bilateral Partnerships Bilateral Partnerships NREL partners with more than 50 countries around the world to advance development and use of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies: Angola Argentina Australia Bangladesh Brazil Canada Chile China Colombia Costa Rica Gabon Haiti India Indonesia Japan Kazakhstan Kenya Korea Mexico North America Philippines Saudi Arabia U.S. Pacific Territories United Arab Emirates Vietnam Asia Bangladesh Under sponsorship from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), NREL provides technical support for mapping the wind resource in the Bay of Bengal littoral zone in order to provide sufficiently accurate information for national-level strategic energy planning. China NREL manages renewable energy cooperation with China under the U.S.-China

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NREL: Energy Analysis: Resource Assessment  

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Resource Assessment Resource Assessment NREL has developed maps and tools to conduct renewable energy resource assessments at the state, national and international level. Around the world, interest is growing in renewable energy as a strategy to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and increase energy security. The starting point for new renewable energy projects is a characterization of the renewable resources available across a region, a resource assessment. NREL uses geospatial data sets to identify regions that are appropriate for renewable development and those that should be excluded such as water bodies, urban areas, cropland, forests, very steep terrain, and protected areas. Once resource data are available for a region, NREL can estimate the theoretical potential, or upper limit, for renewable energy in an area.

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Solar Technology Analysis  

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Solar Technology Analysis Solar Technology Analysis NREL conducts analysis to support research and development done by the Solar Energy Technologies Program in three major technology areas: concentrating solar power; solar electricity, also known as photovoltaics or PV; and solar heating and lighting. For example, in the area of photovoltaics, EERE's systems modeling and analysis activity rigorously assesses the performance, reliability, installed costs, and levelized energy costs (LECs) of a wide variety of flat-plate PV system configurations and applications. R&D goals, which are supported by solar technology analysis, include: Investigating the steps needed to improve the impact of PV technologies in the marketplace through technical R&D, market analyses, and value and policy analyses

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NREL: Buildings Research - NREL Helps the Navy with Renewable Energy Site  

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NREL Helps the Navy with Renewable Energy Site Assessment at Indian Ocean NREL Helps the Navy with Renewable Energy Site Assessment at Indian Ocean Base December 20, 2013 Reaching Diego Garcia, a remote island in the middle of the Indian Ocean, is not easy, but recently NREL's Otto VanGeet and Owen Roberts embarked on the long journey there. As part of an integrated Navy and NREL team, their goal was to help the Navy reduce costs by integrating wind and solar power with fossil fuel generators. NREL staff, along with members of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, conducted a net-zero renewable energy site assessment in November at the atoll which stretches about 40 miles in a thin U-shape. The island's renewable energy potential-along with the possibilities for energy systems integration-really excited the team. "Because of its locale, the base is all diesel-powered," VanGeet said.

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NREL: Department of Defense Energy Programs - NREL Helps the Navy with  

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NREL Helps the Navy with Renewable Energy Site Assessment at Indian Ocean NREL Helps the Navy with Renewable Energy Site Assessment at Indian Ocean Base December 20, 2013 Reaching Diego Garcia, a remote island in the middle of the Indian Ocean, is not easy, but recently NREL's Otto VanGeet and Owen Roberts embarked on the long journey there. As part of an integrated Navy and NREL team, their goal was to help the Navy reduce costs by integrating wind and solar power with fossil fuel generators. NREL staff, along with members of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, conducted a net-zero renewable energy site assessment in November at the atoll which stretches about 40 miles in a thin U-shape. The island's renewable energy potential-along with the possibilities for energy systems integration-really excited the team. "Because of its locale, the base is all diesel-powered," VanGeet said.

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NREL: Distributed Grid Integration - Solar Distributed Grid Integration  

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Solar Distributed Grid Integration Projects Solar Distributed Grid Integration Projects NREL provides grid integration support, system-level testing, and systems analysis for DOE's Solar Distributed Grid Integration Projects supported by the SunShot Initiative. These projects address technical issues and develop solutions for high penetration grid integration of solar technologies into the electric power system to meet the following goals: Reduce cost: reduce interconnection costs by developing streamlined procedures including advanced integration models for utility interconnection of photovoltaics (PV) Reduce market barriers: work with utilities and system integrators to reduce market barriers by providing research on impacts of integration of high penetration of PV systems and developing solutions.

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NREL: Buildings Research - Publications  

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Publications Publications NREL publishes a variety of documents related to its research, including technical reports, brochures, and presentations. Read the information below to find out how to find a publication about buildings research at NREL. Accessing Research Papers Buildings Technical Highlights Research Papers - Commercial Research Papers - Residential Accessing Buildings Research Documents Documents produced by NREL related to buildings technologies may be accessed online in several different ways. National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publications Database The NREL Publications Database covers building technology documents written or edited by NREL staff and subcontractors from 1977 to the present. The database includes technical reports as well as outreach publications such

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NREL: Buildings Research - Facilities  

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Facilities Facilities NREL provides industry, government, and university researchers with access to state-of-the-art and unique equipment for analyzing a wide spectrum of building energy efficiency technologies and innovations. NREL engineers and researchers work closely with industry partners to research and develop advanced technologies. NREL's existing facilities have been used to test and develop many award-winning building technologies and innovations that deliver significant energy savings in buildings, and the new facilities further extend those capabilities. In addition, the NREL campus includes living laboratories, buildings that researchers and other NREL staff use every day. Researchers monitor real-time building performance data in these facilities to study energy use

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NREL Improves System Efficiency and Increases Energy Transfer with Wind2H2 Project, Enabling Reduced Cost Electrolysis Production (Fact Sheet)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This fact sheet describes NREL's accomplishments in improving energy transfer within a wind turbine-based hydrogen production system. Work was performed by the Wind2H2 Project team at the National Wind Technology Center in partnership with Xcel Energy.

Not Available

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL photovoltaic program FY 1997 annual report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report summarizes the in-house and subcontracted research and development (R and D) activities under the NREL PV Program from October 1, 1996, through September 30, 1997 (FY 1997). The NREL PV Program is part of the US Department of Energy`s (DOE`s) National Photovoltaics Program, as described in the DOE National Photovoltaics Program Plan for 1996--2000. The FY 1997 budget authority for carrying out the NREL PV Program was $39.3 million in operating funds and $0.4 million in capital equipment funds. Subcontract activities represent a major part of the NREL PV Program, with $21.8 million (55% of PV funds) going to some 84 subcontractors. Cost sharing by industry added almost $8.8 million to the subcontract R and D activities with industry.

McConnell, R.D.; Hansen, A.; Smoller, S.

1998-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Learning - Student Resources on Concentrating Solar Power  

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and College Level NREL Concentrating Solar Power Research Features information about parabolic troughs, systems-driven modeling and analysis, and other advanced components and...

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Jobs and Economic Development Impact...  

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and biofuel plants at the local and state levels. First developed by NREL's Wind Powering America program to model wind energy impacts, JEDI has been expanded to analyze...

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Levelized cost of coating (LCOC) for selective absorber materials.  

SciTech Connect

A new metric has been developed to evaluate and compare selective absorber coatings for concentrating solar power applications. Previous metrics have typically considered the performance of the selective coating (i.e., solar absorptance and thermal emittance), but cost and durability were not considered. This report describes the development of the levelized cost of coating (LCOC), which is similar to the levelized cost of energy (LCOE) commonly used to evaluate alternative energy technologies. The LCOC is defined as the ratio of the annualized cost of the coating (and associated costs such as labor and number of heliostats required) to the average annual thermal energy produced by the receiver. The baseline LCOC using Pyromark 2500 paint was found to be %240.055/MWht, and the distribution of LCOC values relative to this baseline were determined in a probabilistic analysis to range from -%241.6/MWht to %247.3/MWht, accounting for the cost of additional (or fewer) heliostats required to yield the same baseline average annual thermal energy produced by the receiver. A stepwise multiple rank regression analysis showed that the initial solar absorptance was the most significant parameter impacting the LCOC, followed by thermal emittance, degradation rate, reapplication interval, and downtime during reapplication.

Ho, Clifford Kuofei; Pacheco, James Edward

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: About NREL - Golden - Local Information  

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CO weather as of: 700 PM MST SAT JAN 18 2014 Clear 41F (5C) Clear Details & Forecast Transportation NREL is accessible via bus on the RTD route 20 from Aurora and Denver....

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NREL: About NREL - Golden Laboratories and Offices  

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offices and laboratories. V Screen reader users: click here for plain HTML Go to Google Maps Home NREL 15013 Denver West Parkway, Golden, CO, 80401 Loading... Map Sat Ter Did...

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NREL: Technology Transfer - NREL's Hydrogen-Powered Bus Serves ...  

... up at NRELs on-site hydrogen fueling station, which dispenses some of the greenest hydrogen in the world made using wind and solar energy.

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NREL: News - NREL's Research Support Facility Certified LEED...  

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411 NREL's Research Support Facility Certified LEED Platinum NREL's second LEED Platinum building is a replicable model of energy efficient commercial office design June 29, 2011...

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NRELs Optical Furnace Technology Sparks Solar Industry Interest  

NREL Principal Engineer Bhushan Sopori has fired up an optical furnace he developed to efficiently fabricate solar cells. Credit: Ray David, NREL

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NREL: News - NREL Releases Renewable Energy Data Book Detailing...  

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Release NR-6113 NREL Releases Renewable Energy Data Book Detailing Growing Industry in 2012 November 21, 2013 The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released the 2012...

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NREL: News - News Releases  

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Releases Releases NREL's Public Relations Office works with media outlets on news stories about the laboratory and renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. You may subscribe to receive new NREL releases by email or via RSS feed. NREL News Releases RSS Feed (XML) Search All News Releases Search Help 2014 News Releases January 6, 2014 NREL Expert Honored for Energy Systems Innovations The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently won several prestigious awards, including honors for innovations in window air-conditioning efficiency, data sharing, and its energy-efficient computer data center. January 2, 2014 NREL Finds a New Cellulose Digestion Mechanism by a Fast-eating Enzyme Researchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy

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NREL Identifies Investments for Wind Turbine Drivetrain Technologies (Fact Sheet), NREL Highlights, Research & Development, NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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examines current U.S. manufacturing and supply examines current U.S. manufacturing and supply chain capabilities for advanced wind turbine drivetrain technologies. Innovative technologies are helping boost the capacity and operating reliability of conventional wind turbine drivetrains. With the proper manufacturing and supply chain capabilities in place, the United States can better develop and deploy these advanced technologies- increasing the competitiveness of the U.S. wind industry and reducing the levelized cost of energy (LCOE). National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) researchers conducted a study for the U.S. Department of Energy to assess the state of the nation's manufacturing and supply chain capabilities for advanced wind turbine drivetrain technologies. The findings helped determine the

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DOE and NREL Technical Assistance  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NREL provided technical assistance to NREL provided technical assistance to Greensburg, Kansas, in the following areas. MASTER PLAN FOR REBUILDING GREEN * Completed detailed studies on renewable energy sources, cost-effective energy options, and potential integrated energy solutions * Worked with federal, state, and local agencies; city leaders and residents; energy consultants; and others to further the town's vision of becoming an affordable sustainable community. HIGH-PERFORMANCE BUILDINGS * Set aggressive energy efficiency goals for all new homes to use 30%-40% less energy than before the tornado, new city buildings to achieve LEED ® Platinum, and other commercial and public buildings to be designed to LEED Platinum or Gold. COMMUNITY WIND ENERGY * Conducted detailed computer modeling and

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Battery-level material cost model facilitates high-power li-ion battery cost reductions.  

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Under the FreedomCAR Partnership, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) is working to identify and develop advanced anode, cathode, and electrolyte components that can significantly reduce the cost of the cell chemistry, while simultaneously enhancing the calendar life and inherent safety of high-power Li-Ion batteries. Material cost savings are quantified and tracked via the use of a cell and battery design model that establishes the quantity of each material needed in batteries designed to meet the requirements of hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs). In order to quantify the material costs, relative to the FreedomCAR battery cost goals, ANL uses (1) laboratory cell performance data, (2) its battery design model and (3) battery manufacturing process yields to create battery-level material cost models. Using these models and industry-supplied material cost information, ANL assigns battery-level material costs for different cell chemistries. These costs can then be compared to the battery cost goals to determine the probability of meeting the goals with these cell chemistries. The most recent freedomCAR cost goals for 25-kW and 40-kW power-assist HEV batteries are $500 and $800, respectively, which is $20/kW in both cases. In 2001, ANL developed a high-power cell chemistry that was incorporated into high-power 18650 cells for use in extensive accelerated aging and thermal abuse characterization studies. This cell chemistry serves as a baseline for this material cost study. It incorporates a LiNi0.8Co0.15Al0.05O2 cathode, a synthetic graphite anode, and a LiPF6 in EC:EMC electrolyte. Based on volume production cost estimates for these materials-as well as those for binders/solvents, cathode conductive additives, separator, and current collectors--the total cell winding material cost for a 25-kW power-assist HEV battery is estimated to be $399 (based on a 48- cell battery design, each cell having a capacity of 15.4 Ah). This corresponds to {approx}$16/kW. Our goal is to reduce the cell winding material cost to <$10/kW, in order to allow >$10/kW for the cell and battery manufacturing costs, as well as profit for the industrial manufacturer. The material cost information is obtained directly from the industrial material suppliers, based on supplying the material quantities necessary to support an introductory market of 100,000 HEV batteries/year. Using its battery design model, ANL provides the material suppliers with estimates of the material quantities needed to meet this market, for both 25-kW and 40-kW power-assist HEV batteries. Also, ANL has funded a few volume-production material cost analyses, with industrial material suppliers, to obtain needed cost information. In a related project, ANL evaluates and develops low-cost advanced materials for use in high-power Li-Ion HEV batteries. [This work is the subject of one or more separate papers at this conference.] Cell chemistries are developed from the most promising low-cost materials. The performance characteristics of test cells that employ these cell chemistries are used as input to the cost model. Batteries, employing these cell chemistries, are designed to meet the FreedomCAR power, energy, weight, and volume requirements. The cost model then provides a battery-level material cost and material cost breakdown for each battery design. Two of these advanced cell chemistries show promise for significantly reducing the battery-level material costs (see Table 1), as well as enhancing calendar life and inherent safety. It is projected that these two advanced cell chemistries (A and B) could reduce the battery-level material costs by an estimated 24% and 43%, respectively. An additional cost advantage is realized with advanced chemistry B, due to the high rate capability of the 3-dimensional LiMn{sub 2}O{sub 4} spinel cathode. This means that a greater percentage of the total Ah capacity of the cell is usable and cells with reduced Ah capacity can be used. This allows for a reduction in the quantity of the anode, electrolyte, separator, and current collector materials needed f

Henriksen, G.; Chemical Engineering

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153

NREL: Energy Analysis - Sustainability Analysis  

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Sustainability Analysis Sustainability Analysis The laboratory's Sustainability Analysis looks at the environmental, life-cycle, climate, and other impacts of renewable energy technologies. Our energy choices have global implications that affect greenhouse gas emissions, water resource distribution, mineral consumption, and equipment manufacturing and transportation. The school of thought is that renewable energy technologies are more sustainable than many current sources of energy. However, we need to verify that this is true before we miss some important opportunities. NREL's capabilities in this analysis area include: resource-use optimization techno-economic feasibility and cost analysis life cycle assessment environmental externalities analysis cobenefits analysis manufacturing cost analysis

154

NREL: Energy Sciences - Jianbo Gao  

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at NREL in August 2009. His research project at NREL involves developing nanocrystalline solar cells with the potential to exhibit high efficiency photoconversion. Selected...

155

NREL: News - Related Links  

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Home Feature News News Releases Events Awards Research Support Facility Energy Systems Integration Facility Related Links NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S....

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NREL: NEWS - Features  

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more resilient, cleaner, integrated system crucial for America's future, says Secretary Moniz. Architects and Building Engineers Flock to NREL Architects and Building Engineers...

157

NREL: Geothermal Technologies - Projects  

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and Technology Technology Transfer Technology Deployment Energy Systems Integration Geothermal Technologies Search More Search Options Site Map Printable Version Projects The NREL...

158

NREL: Library Home Page  

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of the Information Commons at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Lending Policy The NREL Library will lend material to outside requesters via their local library's...

159

NREL: Energy Storage - Resources  

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Resources The National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL) Energy Storage team and partners work within a variety of programs that have created test manuals to establish standard...

160

NREL: Technology Deployment - Publications  

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of a Net Zero Energy Low-Income Residential Housing Development in Lafayette, Colorado Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative Existing Building Energy Efficiency Analysis NREL...

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161

NREL: NEWS - Features  

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An innovative microbattery based on a NREL team's inspired digression already is bringing home major awards. But those involved with the buried anode rechargeable battery's ongoing...

162

NREL: Photovoltaics Research - Events  

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success. The following events and meetings are of interest to partners of NREL Photovoltaics (PV) Research and the National Center for Photovoltaics (NCPV). Printable Version...

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NREL: Biomass Research - Facilities  

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Facilities At NREL's state-of-the-art biomass research facilities, researchers design and optimize processes to convert renewable biomass feedstocks into transportation fuels and...

164

NREL: Biomass Research - Projects  

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Spectrometer analyzes vapors during the gasification and pyrolysis processes. NREL's biomass projects are designed to advance the production of liquid transportation fuels from...

165

NREL: Technology Deployment - News  

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Marine Corps Taps NREL to Help Replace Aging Steam Plant with Efficient Biomass Cogeneration The Marine Corps Recruiting Depot (MCRD) on Parris Island, seven miles south of...

166

NREL: Education Programs - News  

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Education Programs News Below are news stories involving NREL Education Programs. August 26, 2013 Wind for Schools Project Funding Case Studies This case study look at the project...

167

NREL: Energy Storage - Modeling and Simulation  

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Modeling and Simulation Modeling and Simulation Two NREL researchers are silhouetted in front of computer screens displaying thermal model images. NREL modeling and simulation experts use an extensive portfolio of validated tools to assess ES solutions for advanced vehicles. Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL/PIX 22009 Multi-physics simulation of energy storage (ES) devices provides a less expensive, faster, and more controlled alternative to in-lab testing in the early stages of research and development (R&D)-which eventually leads to longer lasting, dependable and powerful batteries. NREL is a recognized leader in systems-level thermal design, performance, lifespan, reliability, and safety modeling and simulation. The lab's 1-D and 3-D steady-state and transient multi-physics models are used to examine heat transfer,

168

Mesa Top Photovoltaic Array, NREL (Fact Sheet)  

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Mesa Top Photovoltaic Array Mesa Top Photovoltaic Array System Specifications System size: 720 kilowatts (kW) DC Characteristics: Single axis tracker photovoltaic, ground mounted Annual output: 1.2 gigawatt hours (GWh) Location: Top of South Table Mountain, Golden, Colorado Start of operation: December 2008 Financial Terms System ownership: SunEdison financed, built, owns, operates and maintains the system Solar Power and Services Agreement (SPSA): SunEdison and the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) entered into a 20-year SPSA to provide Solar Energy Services to the Department of Energy (DOE) for use at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Cost to DOE/NREL: There are no up-front costs to DOE or NREL * The price per kilowatt hour (kWh) for the power purchased from the

169

Mesa Top Photovoltaic Array, NREL (Fact Sheet)  

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Mesa Top Photovoltaic Array Mesa Top Photovoltaic Array System Specifications System size: 720 kilowatts (kW) DC Characteristics: Single axis tracker photovoltaic, ground mounted Annual output: 1.2 gigawatt hours (GWh) Location: Top of South Table Mountain, Golden, Colorado Start of operation: December 2008 Financial Terms System ownership: SunEdison financed, built, owns, operates and maintains the system Solar Power and Services Agreement (SPSA): SunEdison and the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) entered into a 20-year SPSA to provide Solar Energy Services to the Department of Energy (DOE) for use at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Cost to DOE/NREL: There are no up-front costs to DOE or NREL * The price per kilowatt hour (kWh) for the power purchased from the

170

NREL: Wind Research - Working with Us  

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Working with Us Working with Us NREL works with industry in a public-private contracting environment to research, design, and build advanced wind energy technologies. We have an outstanding performance record for working with the wind industry to advance wind turbine science and lower the cost of wind-generated electricity. Companies partner with NREL when they have particular design challenges, when they wish to cost-share development of state-of-the-art wind turbines, and when they want to document their turbine's performance for certification. See projects and NREL's Wind R&D Success Stories for examples of current and past industry partnerships. Flexibility is the key to government-industry collaborations at the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC), where companies get the support

171

Energy Innovations: Science & Technology at NREL, Summer 2010 (Brochure)  

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The Energy Innovations newsletter serves as a key outreach tool for NREL to tout the lab's accomplishments, progress, and activities to key stakeholders who can impact the lab's level of funding and potential resources. Audiences include VIP visitors to NREL, current and potential partners in our work, and key decision makers who want to know about NREL's R&D directions and the quality and significance of our results.

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Innovations: Science & Technology at NREL, Winter 2010 (Brochure)  

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The Energy Innovations newsletter serves as a key outreach tool for NREL to tout the lab's accomplishments, progress, and activities to key stakeholders who can impact the lab's level of funding and potential resources. Audiences include VIP visitors to NREL, current and potential partners in our work, and key decision makers who want to know about NREL's R&D directions and the quality and significance of our results.

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Energy Innovations: Science & Technology at NREL, Winter 2011 (Brochure)  

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The Energy Innovations newsletter serves as a key outreach tool for NREL to tout the lab's accomplishments, progress, and activities to key stakeholders who can impact the lab's level of funding and potential resources. Audiences include VIP visitors to NREL, current and potential partners in our work, and key decision makers who want to know about NREL's R&D directions and the quality and significance of our results.

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Energy Innovations: Science & Technology at NREL, Fall 2009  

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The Energy Innovations newsletter serves as a key outreach tool for NREL to tout the lab's accomplishments, progress, and activities to key stakeholders who can impact the lab's level of funding and potential resources. Audiences include VIP visitors to NREL, current and potential partners in our work, and key decision makers who want to know about NREL's R&D directions and the quality and significance of our results.

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2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Energy Storage - NREL Battery Calorimeters Win R&D 100 Award  

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Battery Calorimeters Win R&D 100 Award Battery Calorimeters Win R&D 100 Award The NREL Energy Storage team Dirk Long, John Ireland, Matthew Keyser, Ahmad Pesaran, and Mark Mihalic of NREL's Energy Storage Team. Photo by Amy Glickson, NREL 27242 August 28, 2013 Isothermal Battery Calorimeters (IBCs) developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and NETZSCH North America are among the winners of the 2013 R&D 100 Awards, known in the research and development community as "the Oscars of Innovation." The IBCs are the only calorimeters in the world capable of performing the precise thermal measurements needed to make safer, longer-lasting, and more cost-effective lithium-ion batteries. Understanding and controlling temperature is necessary for the successful operation of battery packs in electric-drive vehicles (EDVs). The IBCs are

176

RECIPIE~T:NREL  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

RECIPIE~T:NREL RECIPIE~T:NREL u.s. DEPARTl\IEN T OF ENER GY EERE PROJECT MAN AGEM ENT CEN T ER NEPA DETER.l.1INATION PROJECT TITLE: NREL leased Offsite Parking; NREL Tracking No. 10-017 Page 1 of2 STATE: CO Funding Opportunity Announcement Number PrIXunment Instrument Number NEPA Control Number em Number NREL· 10..017 G010337 Based on my review urtbe information concerning the proposed action, 35 NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451.1A), I have made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: DOElEA· 1440-5-1 Final Supplement to Final Site-Wide Environmental Assessment of the National Renewable Energy laboratory's (NREL) South Table Mountain Complex (May 2008) A7 Transfer, lease, disposition, or acquisition of interests in personal property (e.g., equipment and materials) or

177

NREL: Buildings Research - Events  

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Events Events Below are upcoming events related to buildings research. January 2014 Sustainable NREL Walking Campus Tour January 17, 2014, 9:00 - 10:30 Golden, CO Contact: Sarah Barba 303-275-3023 NREL exemplifies environmental sustainability throughout its operations. Visitors learn about renewable energy and energy efficiency research as well as see for themselves how the campus is demonstrating clean energy technologies, reducing waste, and eliminating atmospheric pollution. The Sustainable NREL Walking Campus Tour is a vigorous, outdoor walking tour, so visitors are urged to wear comfortable walking shoes and to dress for the weather. The tours start at the NREL Education Center and include the Research Support Facility, NREL Parking Garage, and Central Detention Pond.

178

NREL: NEWS - Features  

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Bookmark and Share Printable Version Bookmark and Share Printable Version Feature News The following feature stories take an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at how NREL is advancing energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. You may subscribe to receive weekly news features by e-mail or via RSS feed. NREL Features RSS Feed (XML) 2013 December 2013 New Test Facility to Improve Wind Turbines New Test Facility to Improve Wind Turbines Five-megawatt dynamometer will accelerate the development of next-generation wind energy technologies. Bright Ideas Chase Investor Dollars at Forum Bright Ideas Chase Investor Dollars at Forum Annual Industry Growth Forum sponsored by NREL is where green technology seeks greenbacks. NREL Takes Efficiency to the Great Outdoors NREL Takes Efficiency to the Great Outdoors

179

NREL: Technology Transfer - Contacts  

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Contacts Contacts Here you'll find contact information and resources to help answer any questions you may have about NREL's technology transfer and commercialization opportunities. Agreement for Commercializing Technology For more information about NREL's agreements for commercializing technology, contact Anne Miller, 303-384-7353. Financial and Funding Assistance NREL does not provide financial or funding assistance for any research projects. If you're a startup company, small business, or an inventor, visit the following Web sites: Grants.gov Small Business Administration. Industry Growth Forum Visit the NREL Industry Growth Forum website or contact Kate Cheesbrough for more information about this event. Investors and Entrepreneurs For more information about NREL's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center,

180

NREL: NEWS - Features  

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0 0 December 2010 NREL Helps Corporate Fleets Go Green NREL Helps Corporate Fleets Go Green Researchers work with companies to evaluate the latest technology commercially available in the medium and heavy-duty truck markets. NREL Solar Scientists Epitomize Teamwork NREL Solar Scientists Epitomize Teamwork Collaboration and diversity in the form of multi-disciplinary teams with complementary skills replace the solo scientist of old. Hydrogen Bus Lets Lab Visitors Glimpse Future Hydrogen Bus Lets Lab Visitors Glimpse Future NREL uses wind energy to make the hydrogen fueling the lab's "green" shuttle. November 2010 Wind Turbines Whip Up Excitement, School Pride Wind Turbines Whip Up Excitement, School Pride Schoolyard wind turbines in 11 states propel interest in science and energy

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181

NREL: News - RSS Feeds  

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RSS Feeds RSS Feeds RSS, or Really Simple Syndication, is an easy way to track NREL news automatically. NREL news is available in the following RSS feeds. Research Programs Biomass Buildings Concentrating Solar Power Defense Geothermal Technologies Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Photovoltaics Vehicles and Fuels Wind News Awards and Honors Continuum Magazine Feature Stories News Releases Community Involvement Education Education Center Executive Energy Program Technology Applications Sustainable NREL Technology Deployment Technology Transfer Learn more about RSS. Printable Version NREL Newsroom Home Feature News News Releases Events Awards Research Support Facility Energy Systems Integration Facility Related Links NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC

182

NREL: Internal NREL GIS Newsletter - Summer Edition  

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Internal NREL GIS Newsletter - Summer Edition Internal NREL GIS Newsletter - Summer Edition NREL's GIS team has been working on various projects throughout the last several months and the purpose of this newsletter is to introduce you to some of this work as well as highlight tools and inform you of new datasets and maps available for download. As you plan for Fiscal Year 2014 we wanted to give you an opportunity to see the type of work the GIS Team is doing in case you have projects that could use the team's help. For assistance, please contact Keith Searight or Dan Getman. Table of Contents Featured Projects Wind Barriers Impact Analysis Wind Transportation Study New Spatiotemporal Scenario Visualization Capabilities Rooftop Photovoltaics Analysis Solar Resource Data for India PVWatts - New Beta Site Ready for Testing!

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NREL: About NREL - Working with Us  

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Working with Us Working with Us NREL offers many opportunities to industry, organizations, governments, researchers, small businesses, students, educators, and vendors. Photo of two men in suits walking and talking with people in background. Industry, Organizations, and Governments We welcome organizations to partner with us on R&D and deployment projects and to use our research facilities. Partnering with NREL Capabilities Research Facilities Technology Transfer Frequently Asked Questions Photo of five researchers in lab coats looking at a solar cell on a substrate wafer. Researchers We invite researchers and professionals from around the world to work with us. Careers at NREL Foreign Nationals Program Research Participant Program Director's Fellowship Photo of people seated at a long table listening to a speaker on stage. Small Businesses, Subcontractors, and Vendors

184

NREL: Email Contact for NREL Newsroom  

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Printable Version Printable Version Email Contact for NREL Newsroom Use this form to contact Public Affairs for information about NREL or renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies, including interviews, photographs, graphics and other help. Please enter your email address in the box provided, then type your message below. When you are finished, click "Send Message." If you enter your e-mail address incorrectly, we will be unable to reply. Your name: Your email address: Your message: Send Message Printable Version NREL Newsroom Home Feature News News Releases Events Awards Research Support Facility Energy Systems Integration Facility Related Links Did you find what you needed? Yes 1 No 0 Thank you for your feedback. Would you like to take a moment to tell us how we can improve this page?

185

NREL: News - Release Archives 2004  

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4 4 News releases covering laboratory activities, scientific discoveries, projects and more are archived below, chronologically. For more information about NREL and its research in renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies, e-mail public_affairs@nrel.gov. December 21, 2004 NREL Recognizes Solar Pioneer with National Honor November 23, 2004 NREL Recognizes Solar Pioneer with National Honor November 17, 2004 Basalt Middle School Teacher Recognized for Renewable Energy Efforts October 5, 2004 NREL Theorist Recognized for Highest Citation Impact September 24, 2004 NREL Selects Contractor for New Science & Technology Facility August 26, 2004 NREL Praised for Efforts in Sustainable Pollution Prevention August 19, 2004 FLC Recognizes Laboratory's Technology Transfer Activities

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NREL: Energy Systems Integration - Energy Systems Integration...  

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Energy Systems Integration Facility NREL's Energy Systems Integration Facility Garners LEED Platinum View the NREL Press Release. NREL's multistory Energy Systems Integration...

187

NREL Nondisclosure Agreement Process - National Renewable ...  

NREL Licensing Agreement Process For more information about the licensing partnership agreement process, see the NREL Technology Transfer Web site at www.nrel.gov ...

188

NREL GEF | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

GEF GEF Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Monthly Average Solar Resource for 2-axis tracking concentrating collectors for Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean Islands. (Purpose): Provide information on the solar resource potential for the data domain. The insolation values represent the average solar energy available to a concentrating collector, such as a dish collector, which tracks the sun continuously. Source NREL Date Released July 31st, 2006 (8 years ago) Date Updated October 30th, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords atmospheric water vapor Carribean Islands Central America DNI GIS Mexico NREL GEF solar SWERA UNEP Data application/zip icon Download Shapefile (zip, 247.8 KiB) text/csv icon Download Data (csv, 370.6 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review

189

NREL: Advanced Power Electronics - About the Project  

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About the Project About the Project The Vehicle Technologies Program supports the development of technologies that will achieve transportation energy security through a U.S. highway vehicle fleet that consists of affordable, full-function cars and trucks that are free from petroleum dependence and harmful emissions, without sacrificing mobility, safety, and vehicle choice. The electric drive system is the technology foundation for hybrid electric and fuel cell vehicles. NREL focuses on developing advanced power electronics and electric machinery technologies that improve and dramatically decrease vehicle systems costs, under DOE's Power Electronics and Electric Machines (PEEM) subactivity. NREL supports the PEEM project goals to ensure high reliability, efficiency, and ruggedness; and

190

Overview of Levelized Cost of Energy in the AEO  

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Presented to the EIA Energy Conference Presented to the EIA Energy Conference June 17, 2013 Chris Namovicz Assessing the Economic Value of New Utility-Scale Renewable Generation Projects Overview * Levelized cost of energy (LCOE) has been used by planners, analysts, policymakers, advocates and others to assess the economic competitiveness of technology options in the electric power sector * While of limited usefulness in the analysis of "conventional" utility systems, this approach is not generally appropriate when considering "unconventional" resources like wind and solar * EIA is developing a new framework to address the major weaknesses of LCOE analysis

191

NREL: Energy Systems Integration - Working with Us  

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Working with Us Working with Us NREL offers industry, universities, and other government agencies opportunities to leverage NREL's research expertise. Working with outside organizations is the key to moving clean energy technologies into the market. We provide opportunities to develop technology partnerships, license our technologies, and use our facilities. Learn about the ESIF's current partners. Partner with NREL The Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) is the latest addition to the Energy Department's national network of user facilities that provide nearly 30,000 scientists and engineers each year with open access to some of the world's best instruments and tools, including x-ray sources, accelerators and supercomputers. Corporate users pay the full cost of conducting research and retain their intellectual property and data rights,

192

NREL: Biomass Research - News Release Archives  

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09 09 November 5, 2009 NREL's Clean Energy Forum Attracts National Investment Community The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) 22nd Clean Energy Industry Growth Forum this week attracted nearly 600 investors, entrepreneurs, scientists and policymakers to Denver. October 13, 2009 Web Portal Makes Finding Ways to Drive Green Even Easier The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released a convenient online directory of Web-based tools, database searches, cost calculators, and interactive maps-all related to alternative fuels and advanced vehicles. This comprehensive Web page helps users quickly navigate to the 23 tools, maps, and searches available on the Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (AFDC) Web site for

193

NREL: Concentrating Solar Power Research - Southwest Concentrating Solar  

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Southwest Concentrating Solar Power 1000-MW Initiative Southwest Concentrating Solar Power 1000-MW Initiative Photos of various concentrating solar power systems. NREL, working through SunLab, supports the U.S. Department of Energy's goal to install 1,000 megawatts (MW) of new concentrating solar power systems in the southwestern United States by 2010. This level of deployment, combined with research and development to reduce technology component costs, could help reduce concentrating solar power electricity costs to $0.07/kilowatt-hour. At this cost, concentrating solar power can compete effectively in the Southwest's energy markets. To achieve the Initiative's goal, the U.S. Department of Energy is partnering with the Western Governors' Association to encourage concentrating solar power installations in Arizona, California, Colorado,

194

NREL: Energy Analysis - Useful Life  

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Useful Life Useful Life Transparent Cost Database Button The table below gives ranges on useful life of several technologies estimated by interviewing NREL experts who have been working with the technologies and also by performing a literature search. Limited information on actual lifetime studies was found. The bulk of the literature referenced included an assumed useful life for a given technology. These numbers are useful since they provide conventional thinking of experts in each field; it is important to understand that they do not include lifetime statistical data of actual projects. Use the tabs below to navigate the charts. The LCOE tab provides a simple calculator for both utility-scale and DG technologies that compares the combination of capital costs, O&M, performance, and fuel costs.

195

NREL: Concentrating Solar Power Research - Systems Analysis  

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Systems Analysis Systems Analysis Featured Resource Learn more about NREL's capabilities in modeling and analysis of CSP Systems. NREL and other national laboratories support U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) systems analysis activities to evaluate and validate the cost, performance, durability, and grid penetration impacts for concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies. DOE's systems analysis program focuses on the greatest opportunities for impact, based on estimates of the current and future costs of CSP plants, subsystems, and components. Opportunities and Potential Impact The DOE SunShot Initiative to reduce the installed cost of solar energy systems by 75% by the end of the decade will require low-cost configurations that are easy to integrate into the electric grid. Systems

196

NREL: NEWS - Features  

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8 8 December 2008 See How Renewable Energy Works in Your Backyard See How Renewable Energy Works in Your Backyard Whether you live in a mansion or a cottage, NREL's In My Backyard can show you which solar or wind system might be right for your home almost anywhere in the U.S. In My Backyard helps calculate solar or wind resources, the economics of renewable energy systems and answers other basic questions. Researchers now have made the online tool more informative and easier to use. NREL to Work with Labs in China, Brazil and Germany NREL to Work with Labs in China, Brazil and Germany NREL is collaborating with laboratories on three continents to advance renewable power and fuel technologies and expand clean energy industries worldwide. The partnerships will team scientists and analysts in

197

RECIPIENT:NREL  

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f~·"O ~' f~·"O ~' RECIPIENT:NREL u.s. DEPAR U IENT OF ENERG Y EERE PROJECT MANAGEM ENT CENT ER NEPA DETERMINATION Page 1 of2 STATE: CO PROJECT TITL.E: High-Flux Solar Furnace Building Expansion; NREL Tracking No. 10-020 Funding Opportunity AnDouncement Number Procurement InstTumcot Number NEPA Control Number CID Nu mber NREL-10-020 G010337 Based on my review orlbe information concerning tbe proposed adion, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451.IA), I han made the following ddermination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: DOE/EA- Final Sile-Site Wide Environmental Assessment of the National Renewable Energy laboratory's (NREL) South 1440 Table Mountain Complex (February 2003) DOE/EA· Finding of no significant impact and final environmental assessment of three site development projects at The

198

NREL: Photovoltaics Research - News  

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to a variety of solar news sources to keep you apprised of PV Research subprogram and solar industry activities. NREL PV News Keep current on all the latest news releases and...

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NREL: Biomass Research - Publications  

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Vol. 2(4), 2009; pp. 179-192. NREL Report No. JA-270-46866 (December 2009). Assessing Corn Stover Composition and Sources of Variability via NIRS. Templeton, D. W.; Sluiter, A....

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NREL: NEWS - Features  

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Up with the Rapidly Growing Wind Industry NREL - Keeping Up with the Rapidly Growing Wind Industry Wind energy-it's the fastest growing electricity-generating technology in the...

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NREL Smart Grid Projects  

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Although implementing Smart Grid projects at the distribution level provides many advantages and opportunities for advanced operation and control, a number of significant challenges must be overcome to maintain the high level of safety and reliability that the modern grid must provide. For example, while distributed generation (DG) promises to provide opportunities to increase reliability and efficiency and may provide grid support services such as volt/var control, the presence of DG can impact distribution operation and protection schemes. Additionally, the intermittent nature of many DG energy sources such as photovoltaics (PV) can present a number of challenges to voltage regulation, etc. This presentation provides an overview a number of Smart Grid projects being performed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) along with utility, industry, and academic partners. These projects include modeling and analysis of high penetration PV scenarios (with and without energy storage), development and testing of interconnection and microgrid equipment, as well as the development and implementation of advanced instrumentation and data acquisition used to analyze the impacts of intermittent renewable resources. Additionally, standards development associated with DG interconnection and analysis as well as Smart Grid interoperability will be discussed.

Hambrick, J.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

OpenEI Community - NREL  

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61/0 en NREL releases 2012 61/0 en NREL releases 2012 Renewable Energy Data Book http://en.openei.org/community/blog/nrel-releases-2012-renewable-energy-data-book The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released the nrel.gov/analysis/energy_data.html" rel="nofollow">2012 Renewable Energy Data Book on behalf of the Energy Department's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.nrel-releases-2012-renewable-energy-data-book"

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Overview of NREL`s Photovoltaic Advanced R&D Project  

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The National Renewable Energy Laboratory`s (NREL`s) Photovoltaic Advanced Research and Development (PV AR & D) Project supports the US Department of Energy`s National Photovoltaics Program in assisting the development and commercialization of photovoltaics (PV) energy technology. The NREL program is implemented through in-house research and subcontracts, with over 50% of the annual budget awarded through competitive solicitations to universities, large and small businesses, and other research centers. These activities include cost-shared, multiyear, government/industry partnerships and technology initiatives. The research has resulted in a better fundamental understanding of materials, devices, and processes, the achievement of record efficiencies in nearly all PV technology areas, the identification of promising new approaches to low-cost photovoltaics, and the introduction of new PV technology products into system experiments and PV markets. This paper presents an overview of NREL`s PV AR & D Project in terms of project organization and budgets, near- and long-term project objectives, research participants, and current and future research directions. Recent progress in the in-house and subcontracted research activities is described. 4 refs.

Surek, T.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: News Feature - NREL Drives Toward the Future with Fuel...  

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Drives Toward the Future with Fuel Cell EVs June 21, 2013 A hydrogen fuel cell powered Toyota sport utility vehicle emblazoned with an NREL logo drives past a building on the NREL...

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NREL: About NREL - Helena Chum - Research Fellow  

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Helena Chum - Research Fellow Helena Chum - Research Fellow Photo of Helena Chum. Dr. Helena Chum is a Research Fellow in the National Bioenergy Center at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and a member of the NREL Research Fellows Council that reports to the Science and Technology Deputy Director. Her expertise is in renewable fuels, transportation systems, and international renewable energy activities including biomass, biofuels, and biorefineries. Dr. Chum conducts research on the sustainability of biomass and biofuels in the global context. She has developed technologies for the conversion of biomass and a variety of organic wastes into fuels, including hydrogen, chemicals, electricity, and high value materials. She directed analytical chemical research and the development of standards and reference materials

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NREL: About NREL - Robert Thresher - Research Fellow  

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Robert Thresher - Research Fellow Robert Thresher - Research Fellow Photo of Robert Thresher. Dr. Robert Thresher has more than 40 years of research, development, engineering, and management experience in wind technology, plant engineering, and aerospace systems. As a professor at Oregon State University he worked with DOE to develop early wind technologies. At NREL he has been a principal researcher developing early wind technology and an architect of the wind program at NREL and the creation of the National Wind Technology Center. He has been a strategist and spokesperson for the initiation of a national research program to develop offshore wind, wave, tidal and current energy technology. Dr. Thresher provides unparalleled expertise in research, development and commercialization of wind and ocean

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NREL: Technology Transfer - NREL Mission and CSP Highlighted ...  

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Technology Transfer NREL Mission and CSP Highlighted in Innovation Magazine April 29, 2008. Laboratory Director ...

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NREL: Technology Transfer - NREL Partnering with GreenVolts to ...  

National Renewable Energy ... to co-develop NREL's patents and bring this new technology to market. ... specifications and process information, ...

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NREL: Technology Transfer - NREL Joins Public-Private ...  

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Technology Transfer NREL Joins Public-Private Partnership to Deploy Hydrogen Infrastructure July 2, 2013

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NREL: Continuum Magazine - The Utility-Scale Future  

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Utility-Scale Future Utility-Scale Future Issue 1 Print Version Share this resource Continuum Magazine Dan Says New Facility to Transform U.S. Energy Infrastructure New Facility to Transform U.S. Energy Infrastructure The nation's electricity infrastructure needs an overhaul. NREL's newest research facility will lead the way. Wind Innovation Enables Utility-Scale Wind Innovation Enables Utility-Scale NREL research will enable wind energy to make major contributions to meeting the nation's electrical demand. Leading Solar Expertise-A Launch Pad to the Future Leading Solar Expertise- A Launch Pad to the Future NREL is speeding solar devices from the lab to utility-scale operation. Paint it Black: One-Step Etch Cuts Solar Cell Costs Paint It Black: One-Step Etch Cuts Solar Cell Costs NREL's technique provides the solar cell manufacturing industry with a

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ESS 2012 Peer Review - Estimation of Capital and Levelized Cost...  

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cost for 1 MW systems with various EP ratios Validated PNNL model using PNNL 1 kW, 1 kWh stack performance data Provided a roadmap for cost effective redox flow battery systems...

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Joel Schrauben  

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joel.schrauben@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2012 Joel Schrauben attended the University of Michigan, where he worked as an intern for BASF (in Ludwigshafen, Germany) and later worked in...

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Barry Friedman  

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Renewable Energy Laboratory). 28 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-6A20-55130. Friedman, B.; Jordan, P.; Carrese, J. (2011). Solar Installation Labor Market Analysis. 75 pp.; NREL Report...

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Jenny Heeter  

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44 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-49938. Bird, L.; Heeter, J.; Kreycik, C. (2011). "Solar Renewable Energy Certificate (SREC) Markets: Status and Trends." 58 pp.; NREL Report...

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Joey Luther  

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Nozik, A. J. (2007). "Multiple exciton generation in films of electronically coupled PbSe quantum dots." Nano Letters (7:6); pp. 1779-1784. NREL Publications View NREL Publications...

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NREL: Wind Research - Energy Analysis of Offshore Systems  

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Energy Analysis of Offshore Systems Energy Analysis of Offshore Systems Chart of cost data for actual and projected offshore wind projects as reported by developers. Enlarge image NREL has a long history of successful research to understand and improve the cost of wind generation technology. As a research laboratory, NREL is a neutral, third party and can provide an unbiased perspective of methodologies and approaches used to estimate direct and indirect economic impacts of offshore wind. Market Analysis NREL's extensive research on installed and proposed projects in Europe, the United States, and other emerging offshore markets enables the compilation of a database of installed and proposed project costs. These are used to report on cost trends. Recent studies include: Analysis of capital cost trends for planned and installed offshore

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NREL: Technology Transfer - Licensing Agreements  

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Technology Transfer Licensing Agreements. Through licensing agreements, NREL provides industry with an opportunity to ...

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NREL: Solar Radiation Research - Capabilities  

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Capabilities NREL's solar radiation research staff provides expertise in renewable energy measurement and instrumentation. Major capabilities include solar resource measurement,...

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NREL & DOE Activities: Update (Presentation)  

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Describes results to date of NREL's real-world fleet testing of medium- and heavy-duty hybrid vehicles.

Walkowicz, K.

2009-10-28T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Technology Transfer - Research Facilities  

NREL's Solar Energy Research Facility is one of many world-class facilities available to public and private agencies.

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NREL: Technology Transfer - Success Stories  

NREL and SkyFuel Partnership Reflects Bright Future for Solar Energy. For the next generation of parabolic troughs, ...

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Analyzing the level of service and cost trade-offs in cold chain transportation  

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This thesis discusses the tradeoff between transportation cost and the level of service in cold chain transportation. Its purpose is to find the relationship between transportation cost and the level of service in cold ...

Liu, Saiqi

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recent Developments in the Levelized Cost of Energy from U.S...  

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Recent Developments in the Levelized Cost of Energy from U.S. Wind Power Projects Title Recent Developments in the Levelized Cost of Energy from U.S. Wind Power Projects...

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NREL: Vehicles and Fuels Research - Biofuels Projects  

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Biofuels Projects Biofuels Projects NREL biofuels projects help overcome technical barriers and expand markets for renewable, biodegradable vehicle fuels. These new liquid fuels include higher-level ethanol blends, butanol, biodiesel, renewable diesel, and other biomass-derived fuels. NREL's biofuels research and development helps improve engine efficiency, reduce polluting emissions, and improve U.S. energy security by reducing petroleum dependency. Biofuels for Diesel Engines NREL's diesel biofuels research and development focuses on developing fuel quality standards and demonstrating compatibility with engines and emission control systems. Highly efficient heavy-duty diesel truck engines are the primary power source for global transportation of freight. Light-duty diesel-fueled passenger vehicles have much higher fuel economy than

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Methods | Transparent Cost Database  

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Methods Methods Disclaimer The data gathered here are for informational purposes only. Inclusion of a report in the database does not represent approval of the estimates by DOE or NREL. Levelized cost calculations DO NOT represent real world market conditions. The calculation uses a single discount rate in order to compare technology costs only. About the Cost Database For emerging energy technologies, a variety of cost and performance numbers are cited in presentations and reports for present-day characteristics and potential improvements. Amid a variety of sources and methods for these data, the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's technology development programs determine estimates for use in program planning. The Transparent Cost Database collects program cost and performance

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NREL: More Search Options  

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More Search Options More Search Options Search More Search Options Site Map Printable Version The following options help you find information on the National Renewable Energy Laboratory site, locate NREL staff, browse publication and photograph collections, and see what hot topics other site visitors are looking for. Search the NREL Web Site Search Tip: use quotes to find exact phrases Example: "renewable energy" Tip: use plus signs to find results that contain all your search terms Example: +biodiesel +buses Search Help Find NREL Staff in the Employee Locator Search by first or last name: Search Select a search type Select your criteria Enter your search term Look at Recent Hot Topics Biomass HOMER (computer model) Hybrid Electric Vehicles Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Jobs PVWATTS (software)

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NREL: Biomass Research - News  

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News News Below are news stories related to NREL biomass research. Subscribe to the RSS feed RSS . Learn about RSS. November 7, 2013 NREL Developed Mobile App for Alternative Fueling Station Locations Released iPhone users now have access to a free application that locates fueling stations offering alternative fuels, including electricity, natural gas, biodiesel, e85 Ethanol, propane and hydrogen. The Energy Department's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) developed the new mobile application for DOE's Clean Cities program. Clean Cities supports local stakeholders across the country in an effort to cut petroleum use in transportation. August 21, 2013 Can "Drop-In" Biofuels Solve Integration Issues? Lab works to create biofuels indistinguishable from conventional

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NREL: NEWS - Features  

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1 1 December 2011 Retailers Checking 'Nice' on Energy Savings List Retailers Checking 'Nice' on Energy Savings List NREL is working with the nation's commercial building owners to discover new and innovative ways to reduce energy use. Tiny Solar Cell Could Make a Big Difference Tiny Solar Cell Could Make a Big Difference Semprius is building a factory in North Carolina to make solar power modules after a fruitful partnership with NREL. New Lab to Help Utilities 'See' Grid of the Future New Lab to Help Utilities 'See' Grid of the Future NREL tackles the challenge of keeping the decades old power grid running reliably while adding new clean technologies. November 2011 Secretary Chu: We Can Win Clean Energy Battle Secretary Chu: We Can Win Clean Energy Battle Secretary of Energy touts American innovation and invention in visit to

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NREL: Geothermal Technologies - Publications  

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Publications Publications NREL's geothermal team develops publications, including technical reports and conference papers, about geothermal resource assessments, market and policy analysis, and geothermal research and development (R&D) activities. In addition to the selected documents available below, you can find resources on the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Geothermal Technologies Program Web site or search the NREL Publications Database. For additional geothermal documents, including those published since 1970, please visit the Office of Science and Technology Information Geothermal Legacy Collection. Policymakers' Guidebooks Five steps to effective policy. Geothermal Applications Market and Policy Analysis Program Activities R&D Activities Geothermal Applications

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NREL: Technology Transfer - Technologies Available for Licensing  

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New Amber LEDs for High-Efficiency Solid-State Lighting New Amber LEDs for High-Efficiency Solid-State Lighting NREL is closing the LED "green gap" with a patent-pending technology that allows for easy manufacturing of low-cost amber LEDs that-when combined with red, green, and blue LEDs-produce brilliant broad-spectrum white light more efficiently than current LEDs. This color-mixing technique enables low-cost, easy-to-manufacture white LEDs with improved luminosity. This novel device architecture achieves greater efficiencies than current amber LEDs. In addition, the color-mixing approach avoids the energy losses associated with producing white light via conventional (phosphor-converted blue) LEDs. NREL's game-changing innovation could transform the market for solid-state lighting (SSL) for industry, businesses, and consumers. It also will impact

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NREL | OpenEI Community  

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NREL NREL Home Graham7781's picture Submitted by Graham7781(1992) Super contributor 5 August, 2013 - 13:18 Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now geothermal NREL OpenEI regulatory roadmap Navigating the complex system of federal and state regulations to secure project approvals is one of the biggest hurdles geothermal power developers face-but not if they've got a map outlining every twist and turn. Graham7781's picture Submitted by Graham7781(1992) Super contributor 26 June, 2013 - 09:17 NREL's Energy Databus storing big energy data campus databus energy meter data NREL OpenEI Tool The Energy Databus began as a project aimed at addressing campus energy consumption and tracking issues at NREL. Now, with the ability to store large amounts of data, some of which measured by the second, along with

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NREL: Energy Analysis Home Page  

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Examples of NREL Analysis Impacts Examples of NREL Analysis Impacts Resource Assessment Electric Sector Integration Jobs and Economic Competitiveness Geospatial Analysis Life Cycle Assessment Harmonization Analysis of Project Finance Analysis at NREL aims to increase the understanding of the current and future interactions and roles of energy policies, markets, resources, technologies, environmental impacts, and infrastructure. NREL analysis, data, and tools inform decisions as energy-efficient and renewable energy technologies advance from concept to commercial application. Learn more about NREL's analysis by downloading Realizing a Clean Energy Future: Highlights of NREL Analysis . Featured Analysis Realizing a Clean Energy Future: Highlights of NREL Analysis (Brochure) Status and Trends in the Green Power Market (2012 Data)

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NREL: A Year in Clean Energy Innovations: A Review of NREL's Feature Stories  

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The publication is a compilation of various feature stories published on NREL's public Web site, nrel.gov, throughout 2009.

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234

Power Plant Cycling Costs  

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Power Plant Cycling Costs Power Plant Cycling Costs April 2012 N. Kumar, P. Besuner, S. Lefton, D. Agan, and D. Hilleman Intertek APTECH Sunnyvale, California NREL Technical Monitor: Debra Lew Subcontract Report NREL/SR-5500-55433 July 2012 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. National Renewable Energy Laboratory 15013 Denver West Parkway Golden, Colorado 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 Power Plant Cycling Costs April 2012 N. Kumar, P. Besuner, S. Lefton, D. Agan, and D. Hilleman Intertek APTECH Sunnyvale, California NREL Technical Monitor: Debra Lew Prepared under Subcontract No. NFT-1-11325-01

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NREL: Concentrating Solar Power Research - Collector R&D  

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Collector R&D Collector R&D Featured Resource Learn more about NREL's capabilities in collector/receiver characterization. Collector research at NREL focuses on developing and testing the next generation of concentrating solar power (CSP) collectors that reduce delivered electricity costs by 50%. NREL's work involves improved reflector development, optical model development, optical measurement techniques, testing standards, and reliability assessments. NREL also works to upgrade and adapt optical tools to enhance laboratory testing capabilities. CSP collectors capture the sun's energy with mirrors that reflect and focus the sunlight onto a receiver, creating the heat that is used to generate electricity. Opportunities and Potential Impact Collectors-whether for parabolic trough, power tower, or dish

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NREL: Vehicles and Fuels Research - News Release Archives  

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1 1 December 13, 2011 NREL Adds Electric Vehicle to its Advanced Vehicle Fleet NREL will use the new electric vehicle for studies related to charge management and performance, bi-directional charging, and electric vehicle grid integration. December 12, 2011 Energy Department Awards More Than $7 Million for Innovative Hydrogen Storage Technologies in Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles These projects will help lower the costs and increase the performance of hydrogen storage systems by developing innovative materials and advanced tanks for efficient and safe transportation. December 7, 2011 NREL Releases Report on Testing Electric Vehicles to Optimize their Performance with Power Grids Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have released a technical report that could help improve

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NREL: News - NREL Study Suggests Cost Gap for Western Renewables...  

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then value to customers becomes a matter of finding the right mix. "Renewable energy development, to date, has mostly been in response to state mandates," Hurlbut said....

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NREL: Transmission Grid Integration - Webinars  

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Webinars Webinars Want updates about future transmission grid integration webinars and publications? Join our mailing list. NREL periodically offers webinars on transmission grid integration topics to provide insight into its research. Explore the resources below to learn more. Upcoming Webinars Please check back. Details on future meetings and workshops will be posted as they are available. Past Webinars Results from The Western Wind and Solar Integration Study Phase 2: An examination of how wind and solar power affect operations, costs, and emissions from fossil-fueled generators Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 12:00 EDT (10:00 MDT) The Western Wind and Solar Integration Study Phase 2 (WWSIS-2), launched in 2011, examines the potential impacts of up to 33% wind and solar energy

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NREL: Technology Deployment - Solar Decathlon  

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Decathlon Decathlon Photo of a woman assembling the Team Alberta solar-powered house at the Solar Decathlon, with the U.S. Capitol Building in the background. Solar Decathlon is an international competition that challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. NREL has provided technical expertise for this U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) event since its conception in 1999. Considered one of DOE's most successful efforts, the Solar Decathlon helps remove multiple barriers to the adoption of solar energy technologies by: Educating students and the public about the money-saving opportunities and environmental benefits presented by clean-energy products and design solutions Demonstrating to the public the comfort and affordability of homes

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NREL Breaks New Ground in Plant Pretreatment for Biofuels (Fact Sheet), Highlights in Science, NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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NREL researchers use imaging technologies to broaden NREL researchers use imaging technologies to broaden knowledge of plant cell wall structures and identify ideal pretreatment of plant material. Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and BioEnergy Science Center combined different microscopic imaging methods to gain a greater understanding of the relationships between biomass cell wall structure and enzyme digestibility. This breakthrough could lead to optimizing sugar yields and lowering the costs of making biofuels. Using the new approach, NREL researchers discovered the localization of the enzymes responsible for deconstruction of the cell wall polymers and the effects of enzyme action on the cell wall. Unlike traditional composition analysis, the new methods allow access to

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Market Data for Renewable Energy Projects and Programs at NREL | Open  

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for Renewable Energy Projects and Programs at NREL for Renewable Energy Projects and Programs at NREL Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Market Data for Renewable Energy Projects and Programs at NREL Name Market Data for Renewable Energy Projects and Programs at NREL Agency/Company /Organization National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector Energy Topics Market analysis Resource Type Dataset, Guide/manual Website http://www.nrel.gov/analysis/r References Market Data for Renewable Energy Projects and Programs at NREL[1] Abstract This Web page includes market data for renewable energy technologies and programs, presented in individual reports for each area. Data includes market penetration; industry trends; cost, price, and performance trends; policy and market drivers; as well as future outlook. Overview

242

NREL: News - Two New Fellows to Help Guide NREL Research  

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Two New Fellows to Help Guide NREL Research Two New Fellows to Help Guide NREL Research Scientists will join 10 others as part of the laboratory's top advisory council August 5, 2013 The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently named Dr. Maria Ghirardi and Dr. Angelo Mascarenhas to its Research Fellows Council, the laboratory's top advisory council comprised of internationally recognized NREL scientists and engineers. Along with the 10 current members of the Research Fellows Council, Dr. Ghirardi and Dr. Mascarenhas will advise NREL executive management on the strategic direction of science and technology research at the laboratory. Dr. Maria Ghirardi Dr. Ghirardi is a principal scientist at NREL, a research associate professor at the Colorado School of Mines, and a Renewable and Sustainable

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NREL: Continuum Magazine - NREL's Energy Systems Integration Supporting  

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NREL's Energy Systems Integration Supporting Facilities NREL's Energy Systems Integration Supporting Facilities Issue 4 Print Version Share this resource NREL's Energy Systems Integration Supporting Facilities Five recently constructed facilities prove clean technology performance for tomorrow's energy systems. A photo of the Energy Systems Integration Facility at NREL. Enlarge image NREL's Energy Systems Integration Facility opened in December, 2012. Photo by Dennis Schroeder The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recognizes energy systems integration's (ESI) growing importance in designing and managing the energy systems of the near future. A major factor in understanding systems integration issues and solutions is developing research facilities that can evaluate new technologies in a full-system context. To that end, several of

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NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy,  

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NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency.nrel.gov/buildings/residential.html) provides extensive technical support to research programs such as the U.S. Department of Energy's Building for integrat- ing AHEM products to maximize cost-effective energy savings for all U.S. homes. This lab provides

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NREL: News - NREL Names Santiago Grijalva Director for Power Systems  

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013 013 NREL Names Santiago Grijalva Director for Power Systems Engineering July 1, 2013 Today, the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announced a key hire to lead its Power Systems Engineering Center. Santiago Grijalva comes to NREL with both industry and academic experience, most recently from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he held the position of Georgia Power Distinguished Professor and Strategic Energy Institute Associate Director for Electricity. As part of the Energy Systems Integration team at NREL, Dr. Grijalva will provide leadership to develop the strategic direction of the Power Systems Engineering Center, enhance technical capabilities and steward core competencies that advance electric power technologies. He will also lead

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NREL: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Research - NREL to Showcase Renewable...  

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Research Search More Search Options Site Map Printable Version NREL to Showcase Renewable Electricity Generation Systems and Advanced Vehicles at Denver Earth Day Fair April 18,...

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NREL: News - NREL Fills Key Leadership Role for Energy Systems...  

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513 NREL Fills Key Leadership Role for Energy Systems Integration June 17, 2013 Bryan J. Hannegan will join the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory on June 24...

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NREL: Technology Transfer - DOE/NREL/MASSCEC Develop New Blade ...  

... was formed between NREL and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MASSCEC) to produce the nations largest wind turbine blade testing facility.

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NREL: Education Programs - Last Call for Submissions: NREL Student...  

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fuel cell hybrid advanced vehicles (FCHV-adv) that NREL recently received on loan from Toyota. Students currently enrolled in a graphic design program at a university, community...

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NREL: Technology Transfer - DOE Supports and Expands NREL's ...  

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Technology Transfer DOE Supports and Expands NREL's Commercialization Efforts. Through the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE ...

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NREL: About NREL - U.S. Department of Energy Programs  

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areas of interest, focusing on technology, benefits, market, policy, and program analysis. Learn more about NREL's Analysis Program. For more information, contact Laboratory...

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NREL: News - NREL's Industry Growth Forum Attracts Clean Energy...  

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Search Options Site Map Bookmark and Share Printable Version News Release NR-3412 NREL's Industry Growth Forum Attracts Clean Energy Investors 25th Forum to Feature 30 Clean...

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NREL: News - NREL Staff Recognized for Breakthrough Technologies  

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tool industry partners utilize when looking to license NREL technologies; for every dollar that the Energy Department invests in a CRADA, it attracts another 8 in private...

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NREL: Library - Visiting the Library  

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Visiting the Library Visiting the Library Lending Policy The NREL Library will lend material to outside requesters via their local library's Interlibrary Loan Services. Visitors may not borrow from our collection directly. The NREL Library comprises the main Library in Golden, Colorado and the Wind Technical Library at the National Wind Technology Center near Boulder, Colorado. The NREL Library comprises the main Library in Golden, Colorado and the Wind Technical Library at the National Wind Technology Center near Boulder, Colorado. NREL Library 15013 Denver West Parkway Golden, CO 80401-3305 Phone: 303-275-4215 Visiting Procedures Library hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Please call the Information Desk at 303-275-4215 before visiting either branch. Visitors to NREL must be badged and escorted. To visit the main NREL

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NREL: Water Power Research - Testing and Standards  

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Testing and Standards Testing and Standards NREL's marine and hydrokinetics (MHK) testing activities provide industry partners with essential operational data on a wide variety of systems and components. This data helps researchers establish baseline cost and performance metrics and advance the technology readiness of those systems that demonstrate the greatest potential for successful commercial deployment. The development of standards leads to accelerated development, reduced risks, and increased access to capital. Examples of testing and standards activities include: Verdant Rotor Blade Development Test Center Support IEC Standards Verdant Rotor Blade Development NREL applied its more than three decades of experience in designing and testing horizontal-axis wind turbine rotors to the development and testing

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NREL: Technology Deployment - Solar Technical Assistance Team  

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Technical Assistance Team Technical Assistance Team Strategic Sequencing for State Distributed PV Policies: A Quantitative Analysis of Policy Impacts and Interactions Recent NREL analysis of state policies revealed that the sequence of policy implementation can accelerate solar photovoltaic (PV) markets-and that policy change doesn't have to be costly. Download the full report or summary to learn more, or view the webinar. The Solar Technical Assistance Team (STAT) gathers NREL solar technology and deployment experts to provide information on solar policies, regulations, financing, and other issues for state and local government decision makers. The team provides a variety of technical assistance, including: Quick Response. For state and local governments that require a fast turnaround in response to a time-sensitive question or expert testimony on

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NREL: Learning - Vehicle Testing and Analysis  

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Vehicle Testing and Analysis Vehicle Testing and Analysis Photo of two large semi-trailer truck cabs parked side by side on a hillside with a shrub-covered hill and sky in the background. Researchers at NREL obtain useful data on energy efficiency during tests conducted both in the laboratory and outdoors in truck cabs like these. Credit: Ken Proc Researchers and engineers test new technologies and vehicles to find out if they will help manufacturers produce more energy-efficient cars, vans, trucks, and buses. They also carry out studies using computer simulations. These studies help to identify the vehicles and components that will provide the best fuel economy and performance at the lowest cost. Fleet Tests and Evaluations NREL's engineers use the latest equipment and techniques to conduct vehicle

258

NREL: Vehicles and Fuels Research - Energy Storage  

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Research Research Search More Search Options Site Map NREL's Energy Storage Project is leading the charge on battery thermal management, modeling, and systems solutions to enhance the performance of fuel cell, hybrid electric, and electric vehicles (FCVs, HEVs, and EVs) for a cleaner, more secure transportation future. NREL's experts work closely with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), industry, and automotive manufacturers to improve energy storage devices, such as battery modules and ultracapacitors, by enhancing their thermal performance and life-cycle cost. Activities also involve modeling and simulation to evaluate technical targets and energy storage parameters, and investigating combinations of energy storage systems to increase vehicle efficiency. Much of this research is conducted at our state-of-the-art energy storage

259

NREL: Biomass Research - Thermochemical Conversion Capabilities  

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Conversion Capabilities Conversion Capabilities NREL researchers are developing gasification and pyrolysis processes for the cost-effective thermochemical conversion of biomass to biofuels. Gasification-heating biomass with about one-third of the oxygen necessary for complete combustion-produces a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen, known as syngas. Pyrolysis-heating biomass in the absence of oxygen-produces a liquid bio-oil. Both syngas and bio-oil can be used directly or can be converted to clean fuels and other valuable chemicals. Areas of emphasis in NREL's thermochemical conversion R&D are: Gasification and fuel synthesis R&D Pyrolysis R&D Thermochemical process integration. Gasification and Fuel Synthesis R&D Get the Adobe Flash Player to see this video.

260

NREL: Transmission Grid Integration - Grid Simulation  

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Grid Simulation Grid Simulation NREL's controllable grid interface test system can reduce certification testing time and costs while providing system engineers with a better understanding of how wind turbines react to disturbances on the electric power system. To understand the behavior of wind turbines during grid disturbances, manufacturers and utility grid operators perform a series of tests and transient simulation studies. Utility operators need to estimate how much power wind turbines can provide to help regulate grid frequency. And after design modifications are made to control software, manufacturers may need to retest their turbines. But testing wind turbines in the field can be a lengthy and expensive process. NREL developed the controllable grid interface test system to reduce the

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261

NREL: Electricity Integration Research Home Page  

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Photo of power lines with sky and clouds in the background. Photo of power lines with sky and clouds in the background. Electricity integration at NREL enables renewable energy technologies to be fully integrated into the planning and operations of the grid-from ultra-high-voltage transmission systems to medium- and low-voltage distribution grids. The U.S. electric power system is undergoing significant changes in how electricity is produced and delivered to customers. Reduced costs and new requirements are increasing the amount of variable renewable energy that is being integrated into the power system. Smart Grid technologies that add communications and control to the grid are also changing the way the electric power system operates. Distributed Grid Integration Research Distributed grid integration R&D at NREL focuses on solar photovoltaic

262

NREL Energy DataBus | Open Energy Information  

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NREL Energy DataBus NREL Energy DataBus (Redirected from Databus) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: NREL's Energy Databus Agency/Company /Organization: NREL Sector: Energy Resource Type: Dataset, Online calculator User Interface: Website Website: www.nrel.gov/analysis/databus/index.html Country: United States Web Application Link: www.nrel.gov/analysis/databus/index.html Cost: Free OpenEI Keyword(s): Featured UN Region: Northern America Coordinates: 37.09024°, -95.712891° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":37.09024,"lon":-95.712891,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

263

NREL Energy DataBus | Open Energy Information  

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NREL Energy DataBus NREL Energy DataBus Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: NREL's Energy Databus Agency/Company /Organization: NREL Sector: Energy Resource Type: Dataset, Online calculator User Interface: Website Website: www.nrel.gov/analysis/databus/index.html Country: United States Web Application Link: www.nrel.gov/analysis/databus/index.html Cost: Free OpenEI Keyword(s): Featured UN Region: Northern America Coordinates: 37.09024°, -95.712891° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":37.09024,"lon":-95.712891,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

264

FY2011 Annual Report for NREL Energy Storage Projects  

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This report describes the work of NREL's Energy Storage group for FY2011. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) supports energy storage R&D under the Vehicle Technologies Program at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The DOE Energy Storage program's charter is to develop battery technologies that will enable large market penetration of electric drive vehicles. These vehicles could have a significant impact on the nation's goal of reducing dependence on imported oil and gaseous pollutant emissions. DOE has established several program activities to address and overcome the barriers limiting the penetration of electric drive battery technologies: cost, performance, safety, and life. These programs are: (1) Advanced Battery Development [through the United States Advanced Battery Consortium (USABC)]; (2) Testing, Design and Analysis (TDA); (3) Applied Battery Research (ABR); and (4) Focused Fundamental Research, or Batteries for Advanced Transportation Technologies (BATT). In FY11, DOE funded NREL to make technical contributions to all of these R&D activities. This report summarizes NREL's R&D projects in FY11 in support of the USABC, TDA, ABR, and BATT program elements. In addition, we continued the enhancement of NREL's battery testing facilities funded through the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) of 2009. The FY11 projects under NREL's Energy Storage R&D program are briefly described below. Each of these is discussed in depth in the main sections of this report.

Pesaran, A.; Ban, C.; Dillon, A.; Gonder, J.; Ireland, J.; Keyser, M.; Kim, G. H.; Lee, K. J.; Long, D.; Neubauer, J.; Santhangopalan, S.; Smith, K.

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FY2011 Annual Report for NREL Energy Storage Projects  

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This report describes the work of NREL's Energy Storage group for FY2011. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) supports energy storage R&D under the Vehicle Technologies Program at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The DOE Energy Storage program's charter is to develop battery technologies that will enable large market penetration of electric drive vehicles. These vehicles could have a significant impact on the nation's goal of reducing dependence on imported oil and gaseous pollutant emissions. DOE has established several program activities to address and overcome the barriers limiting the penetration of electric drive battery technologies: cost, performance, safety, and life. These programs are: (1) Advanced Battery Development [through the United States Advanced Battery Consortium (USABC)]; (2) Testing, Design and Analysis (TDA); (3) Applied Battery Research (ABR); and (4) Focused Fundamental Research, or Batteries for Advanced Transportation Technologies (BATT). In FY11, DOE funded NREL to make technical contributions to all of these R&D activities. This report summarizes NREL's R&D projects in FY11 in support of the USABC, TDA, ABR, and BATT program elements. In addition, we continued the enhancement of NREL's battery testing facilities funded through the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) of 2009. The FY11 projects under NREL's Energy Storage R&D program are briefly described below. Each of these is discussed in depth in the main sections of this report.

Pesaran, A.; Ban, C.; Dillon, A.; Gonder, J.; Ireland, J.; Keyser, M.; Kim, G. H.; Lee, K. J.; Long, D.; Neubauer, J.; Santhangopalan, S.; Smith, K.

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recent Developments in the Levelized Cost of Energy from U.S...  

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Recent Developments in the Levelized Cost of Energy from U.S. Wind Power Projects Ryan Wiser, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Eric Lantz, National Renewable Energy Laboratory...

267

NREL: About RSS  

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RSS RSS Search More Search Options Site Map Printable Version RSS, or Really Simple Syndication, is an easy way to track NREL news automatically. How do I use RSS? First, you need a "news aggregator" also known as a "news reader." This displays RSS feeds from your chosen Web sites on your computer. RSS aggregators automatically check RSS feeds that you've subscribed to for new items. Once found, they present them all together for you in an easy to use format. If the title and description of an item are of interest, you can click on the link for a related page on the site. For a list of free and commercial aggregators, do a Web search on "RSS readers and aggregators." How do I subscribe to a NREL RSS feed? Once you have an aggregator, click on the orange RSS button RSS to open up

268

NREL: Learning - Biofuels Basics  

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Biofuels Basics Biofuels Basics Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player. Get Adobe Flash player This video provides an overview of NREL research on converting biomass to liquid fuels. Text Version Unlike other renewable energy sources, biomass can be converted directly into liquid fuels, called "biofuels," to help meet transportation fuel needs. The two most common types of biofuels in use today are ethanol and biodiesel. Ethanol is an alcohol, the same as in beer and wine (although ethanol used as a fuel is modified to make it undrinkable). It is most commonly made by fermenting any biomass high in carbohydrates through a process similar to beer brewing. Today, ethanol is made from starches and sugars, but NREL scientists are developing technology to allow it to be made from cellulose

269

RECIPIENT:NREl  

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DEPARTIVIENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION PROJECT TITLE : Shuttle Service to South Golden Road RTD Bus Stop Page I of2 STATE: CO Funding Opportunity Announcement Number PrCH::uremcnt Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number NREL-11-010 0 Based on my review orthe information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451.1A),1 have made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: DOE/EA- 1440-5-1 Final Supplement to Final Site-Wide Environmental Assessment of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NRElJ South Table Mountain Complex (May 2008) A7 Transfer, lease, disposition, or acquisition of interests in personal property (e.g., equipment and materials) or

270

NREL: Technology Transfer - Events  

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Events Events February 2014 NASEO Energy Outlook Conference February 4 - 7, 2014 Washington , DC Add to calendar Printable Version Technology Transfer Home About Technology Transfer Technology Partnership Agreements Licensing Agreements Nondisclosure Agreements Research Facilities Commercialization Programs Success Stories News Contacts Did you find what you needed? Yes 1 No 0 Thank you for your feedback. Would you like to take a moment to tell us how we can improve this page? Submit We value your feedback. Thanks! We've received your feedback. Something went wrong. Please try again later. NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. NREL U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC

271

NREL: Energy Analysis - News  

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Bookmark and Share Bookmark and Share News The Energy Analysis at NREL newsletter highlights the lab's analysts and analysis activities in renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies are having an impact on U.S. energy goals. The newsletter features recent publications and websites, updates to our models and tools, and staff activities. You can subscribe to receive the newsletter monthly by email. December 2013 NREL Analysis: Making an Impact A graphic showing the cover design for the Realizing a Clean Energy Future brochure. In Hawaiian mythology, Maui set out to lasso the sun in order to capture its energy. He succeeded. That may have been the most dramatic leap forward in clean energy systems that the world has known. Until now. Today, profound energy system transformation is underway. A combination of forces

272

FINAL Submitted to NREL  

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Submitted to NREL Submitted to NREL 10-21-11 City of Naperville Case Study 1 An example of an automated switch used in Naperville's distribution automation systems. At the Forefront of the Smart Grid: Empowering Consumers in Naperville, Illinois Naperville, Illinois, is a suburban community located outside of Chicago. Typical in many ways, Naperville is the fifth largest city in Illnois and an active, engaged citizenry that is environmentally conscious and technically savvy. In fact, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's recent assessment of leading utility green power programs ranks Naperville as No. 5 in the nation in percentage of customer participation. 1 Additionally, about one-quarter of Naperville's electricity customers pay their

273

Israel-NREL Cooperation | Open Energy Information  

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NREL Cooperation NREL Cooperation Name Israel-NREL Cooperation Agency/Company /Organization National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector Energy Focus Area Energy Efficiency, Biomass, Solar, Transportation Topics Background analysis Website http://www.nrel.gov/internatio Program Start 2008 Country Israel Western Asia References NREL International Activities Website [1] Abstract NREL is supporting implementation of a bilateral agreement between DOE/EERE and the Israeli Ministry of National Infrastructure to advance cooperation on renewable energy and energy efficiency. "NREL is supporting implementation of a bilateral agreement between DOE/EERE and the Israeli Ministry of National Infrastructure to advance cooperation on renewable energy and energy efficiency. NREL is working with

274

NREL: Energy Analysis - News Archive 2013  

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| 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 December 2013 NREL Analysis: Making an Impact Renewable Energy Data Book Details Growing Renewables Industry in 2012 NREL Analysis and Analysts in...

275

NREL: Solar Radiation Research - Working with Us  

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solar technologies into the clean energy market. There are many ways to work with NREL's solar radiation research program. Developing Technology Partnerships NREL offers a variety...

276

NREL Nondisclosure Agreement Process - National Renewable ...  

NREL Technology Partnership Agreement Process For more information about the technology partnership agreement process, see the NREL Technology Transfer Web site at ...

277

Strategic Energy Analysis at NREL (Presentation)  

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This presentation on strategic energy analysis at NREL was presented as part of NREL's Industry Growth Forum on in November 2007.

Arent, D. J.

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

278

NREL: Director's Page - Interviews and Articles  

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of Let's Talk interviews NREL Director Dr. Dan Arvizu about NREL's role in American energy policy and the challenges facing renewable energy development. Dr. Arvizu also...

279

NREL: Science and Technology - News Release Archives  

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Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) hosts its annual Industry Growth Forum. September 25, 2013 NREL Releases New Roadmap to Reducing Solar PV "Soft...

280

NREL: Vehicle Systems Analysis - Related Links  

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information related to NREL's vehicle systems analysis capabilities and R&D activities, including: Models and tools National laboratories Models and Tools NREL's vehicle system...

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281

NREL: Technology Deployment - Renewable Energy Optimization Tool  

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NREL worked with the U.S. Navy to prioritize their 70 worldwide installations for renewable energy projects opportunities. At high priority sites, the NREL team continues...

282

NREL: Biomass Research - Ryan M. Ness  

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Ryan M. Ness Ryan Ness is a research technician with the National Bioenergy Center Biomass Analysis Group at NREL. Ryan has been with NREL since 2007. Ryan's primary...

283

NREL: Technology Transfer - Renewable Hydrogen Bus Teaches ...  

The bus filled up at NRELs on-site hydrogen fueling station, which dispenses hydrogen made with wind and solar energy.

284

NREL: Electricity Integration Research - Working With Us  

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Working With Us NREL offers industry, universities, and other government agencies opportunities to leverage NREL's research expertise. Working with outside organizations is the key...

285

NREL: Systems Engineering - Models and Tools  

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and Tools The NREL Systems Engineering Initiative develops, integrates, and analyzes wind energy system models. NREL has developed an overall integrated system analysis tool...

286

NREL: Energy Systems Integration - Events  

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Events NREL hosts events that promote understanding and collaboration on energy systems integration. Through seminars, workshops, and other educational opportunities, industry...

287

NREL: Energy Sciences - Kai Zhu  

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At NREL Since: 2005 Dr. Kai Zhu's research interests include sensitized solar cells, electrical energy storage, and charge transport and recombination in...

288

NREL: Energy Sciences - William Tumas  

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Chemical & Nanoscale Science Theoretical Materials Science Materials Science Hydrogen Technology & Fuel Cells Process Technology & Advanced Concepts Research Staff Computational Science Printable Version William Tumas Associate Laboratory Director, Materials and Chemical Science and Technology Photo of William Tumas Phone: (303) 384-7955 Email: Bill.Tumas@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2009 Dr. William Tumas is the Associate Laboratory Director for Materials and Chemical Science and Technology, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). He is responsible for overall leadership, management, technical direction, and workforce development of the materials and chemical science and technology capabilities at NREL spanning fundamental and applied R&D for renewable energy and energy efficiency. Key program areas include solar

289

NREL: Distributed Grid Integration - Projects  

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Projects Projects Photo of two NREL engineers sitting in front of two computer monitors, discussing a project. NREL engineers work on data capture for micro-grid synchronization waveforms. Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL. NREL's distributed energy projects support the integration of new technologies into the electric power grid. This work involves industry, academia, other national laboratories, and various standards organizations. Learn more about our projects: Codes and standards Data collection and visualization Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative Microgrids Power systems modeling Solar Distributed Grid Integration (SunShot) Technology development Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Wind2Battery Printable Version Distributed Grid Integration Home Capabilities Projects Codes & Standards

290

NREL: Transmission Grid Integration - Publications  

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Publications Publications Want updates about future transmission grid integration webinars and publications? Join our mailing list. NREL has an extensive collection of publications related to transmission integration research. Explore the resources below to learn more. Selected Project Publications Read selected publications related to these transmission integration projects: Western Wind and Solar Integration Study Eastern Renewable Generation Integration Study Oahu Wind Integration and Transmission Study Flexible Energy Scheduling Tool for Integration of Variable generation (FESTIV) Active power controls Forecasting Grid Simulation. NREL Publications Database NREL's publications database offers a variety of documents related to transmission integration that were written by NREL staff and

291

NREL: News - Release Archives 2001  

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Announced - (101901) NREL Research Teams Win Three R&D 100 Awards - (100401) Solar Home Tour and Exhibitor Showcase Open Doors to Renewable Energy Information - (100401)...

292

NREL: Energy Analysis - Policy Analysis  

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policy analysis evaluates policies that can advance-or provide alternatives to-renewable energy technologies in meeting national goals. Federal Policy NREL's federal policy team...

293

NREL: News - Release Archives 2005  

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Solar Thermal Electric Generating Plant in Boulder City, Nev. September 29, 2005 NREL, Xcel Energy Sign Photovoltaic Development Agreement The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE)...

294

NREL: Energy Sciences - Angelo Mascarenhas  

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working at NREL in the area of spectroscopic research on semiconductor materials for photonics and advanced Solar Cells. He was the project leader for Solid State Spectroscopy for...

295

NREL: Technology Transfer - International Collaboration ...  

... tests can be run and monitored remotely via the Internet. NREL staffers visited JRCs hydrogen sensor test facility in The Netherlands earlier this ...

296

NREL: Energy Analysis - Kelly Eurek  

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K.; Badger, J.; Jorgensen, H. E.; Kelly, M.; Clarke, L.; Luckow, P. (2012). Improved Offshore Wind Resource Assessment in Global Climate Stabilization Scenarios. 29 pp.; NREL...

297

NREL: Water Power Research - Capabilities  

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Economic and Power System Modeling and Analysis Grid Integration Read more about NREL's offshore wind research and development activities. Printable Version Water Power Research...

298

NREL: Energy Analysis - Patrick Sullivan  

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K.; Badger, J.; Jorgensen, H. E.; Kelly, M.; Clarke, L.; Luckow, P. (2012). Improved Offshore Wind Resource Assessment in Global Climate Stabilization Scenarios. 29 pp.; NREL...

299

NREL: Energy Analysis - Anthony Lopez  

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K.; Badger, J.; Jorgensen, H. E.; Kelly, M.; Clarke, L.; Luckow, P. (2012). Improved Offshore Wind Resource Assessment in Global Climate Stabilization Scenarios. 29 pp.; NREL...

300

NREL: Energy Analysis - Donna Heimiller  

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K.; Badger, J.; Jorgensen, H. E.; Kelly, M.; Clarke, L.; Luckow, P. (2012). Improved Offshore Wind Resource Assessment in Global Climate Stabilization Scenarios. 29 pp.; NREL...

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NREL: Computational Science - Michael Sprague  

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Michael Sprague Senior Scientist I: Computational Science and Applied Mathematics Photo of Michael Sprague Phone: (303) 275-4367 Email: Michael.A.Sprague@nrel.gov Dr. Michael...

302

NREL: Continuum Magazine - View: Continuum  

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plan to roll out more models in the coming year. NREL research and development helps manufacturers optimize vehicle efficiency and performance, as well as the interface with...

303

NREL: Energy Storage - Industry Participants  

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Industry Participants NREL's energy storage project is funded by the DOE's Vehicle Technologies Office. We work closely with automobile manufacturers, energy storage developers,...

304

NREL: Photovoltaics Research - Standards Development  

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NREL's Photovoltaic (PV) Engineering group supports the development of national and international standards for PV engineering. Current standards lack specifics on how to...

305

NREL: Computational Science - Avi Purkayastha  

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Avi Purkayastha High Performance Computing Senior Scientist Photo of Avi Purkayastha Phone: (303) 275-4243 Email: Avi.Purkayastha@nrel.gov Avi Purkayastha joined the Computational...

306

NREL: Energy Sciences - Natalia Azarova  

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at NREL focuses on the effect of metallic nanostructures on the optical absorption efficiency of organic solar cells (OSCs). Education 2011 University of Colorado-Boulder,...

307

NREL: Biomass Research Home Page  

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and green algae and gas bubbles can be seen floating in the liquid. Through biomass research, NREL is developing technologies to convert biomass-plant matter such as...

308

NREL: Business Opportunities Home Page  

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(NREL) offers numerous procurement opportunities to help commercialize renewable energy technologies and to supply the lab with essential products and services. Contracts...

309

NREL: News - Release Archives 2010  

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engines and vehicles. September 10, 2010 NREL Releases Estimate of National Offshore Wind Energy Potential The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory...

310

NREL: Biomass Research - Daniel Inman  

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us to examine the feasibility of alternative process configurations. Learn more about Biomass Technology Analysis at NREL. System Dynamics I am also interested in dynamic modeling...

311

NREL: Awards and Honors - News  

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Laboratory (NREL) whose testing and characterization laboratory brings credibility to the measurement of efficiency of solar cells and modules has been awarded the prestigious...

312

NREL: Energy Analysis - Ted James  

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E-mail: ted.james@nrel.gov Areas of expertise Knowledge of clean energy policy and solar technologies Environmental and regulatory strategy International trade and...

313

NREL: Energy Sciences - Haowei Peng  

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Northwestern University and Professor Arthur J. Freeman's group for two years, working on thermoelectric materials and complicated oxides. Dr. Peng joined NREL as a postdoctoral...

314

NREL: Education Programs - Middle School  

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that will put student's science and math skills to the test. National Middle School Science Bowl NREL Model Car Competitions Kit and Component Supplier List Printable Version...

315

NREL: Technology Transfer Home Page  

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) works with industry and organizations to transfer renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies into the ...

316

NREL: Computational Science - John Michalakes  

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working with NREL scientists on applying efficient, high-end computing infrastructure to wind energy research and prediction over scales ranging from sub-millimeter at turbine...

317

NREL: Energy Analysis - Jim Leyshon  

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jim.leyshon@nrel.gov Areas of expertise Data visualization Green power markets Renewable energy financial opportunities Primary research interests State renewable energy policy...

318

NREL: Energy Analysis - Lori Bird  

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E-mail: lori.bird@nrel.gov Areas of expertise Market analysis Policy analysis Primary research interests Renewable energy and carbon markets Renewable energy policy...

319

NREL: Technology Deployment - Tool Development  

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renewable energy projects. NREL develops geographic tools, interactive calculators, market and metrics databases, and mobile applications to help inform sustainable energy...

320

Doing Business with NREL (Presentation)  

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This presentation, Working With NREL, was given by Casey Porto at the Industry Growth Forum in Golden, Colorado, November 5, 2009.

Porto, C.

2009-11-05T23:59:59.000Z

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321

NREL: International Activities - Multilateral Partnerships  

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21st Century Power Partnership, the Clean Energy Solutions Center, and the International Smart Grid Action Network. Clean Energy Solutions Center NREL operates the Clean Energy...

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NREL: Sustainable NREL - Energy Systems Integration Facility  

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Energy Systems Integration Facility Energy Systems Integration Facility A close-up photo of a grey and yellow research facility. The Energy Systems Integration Facility The Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF), designed to Platinum-level standards of U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®), incorporates a large number of energy efficiency and sustainability practices. Researchers housed within will help overcome challenges related to the interconnection of distributed energy systems and the integration of renewable energy technologies into the electricity grid. The ESIF will also contain advanced computational capability. Fast Facts Cost: $135M Square feet: 182,500 Occupants: 205 Labs/Equipment: 14 laboratories, an Insight Visualization Center, a

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NREL: Sustainable NREL - Integrated Biorefinery Research Facility  

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Integrated Biorefinery Research Facility Integrated Biorefinery Research Facility A photo of a grey, three-story research facility on a large campus. The Integrated Biorefinery Research Facility The Integrated Biorefinery Research Facility (IBRF) incorporates a large number of energy efficiency and sustainability practices into its cutting-edge design. This facility received a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Gold-level certification from the U.S. Green Building Council and supports a variety of advanced biofuels projects and enables researchers and industry partners to develop, test, evaluate, and demonstrate processes for the production of bio-based products and fuels. Fast Facts Cost: $33.5M Square feet: 27,000 Occupants: 32 Labs/Equipment: high-bay biochemical conversion pilot plant that

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, GIS Data, and Analysis Tools - Geothermal Data  

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Geothermal Data Geothermal Data This dataset is a qualitative assessment of geothermal potential for the U.S. using Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) and based on the levelized cost of electricity with CLASS 1 being most favorable and CLASS 5 being least favorable. This dataset does not include shallow EGS resources located near hydrothermal sites or the U.S. Geological Survey assessment of undiscovered hydrothermal resources. The source data for deep EGS includes temperature at depth from 3 to 10 kilometer (km) were provided by the Southern Methodist University Geothermal Laboratory (Blackwell & Richards, 2009) and the analyses for regions with temperatures ≥150°C were performed by NREL (2009). CLASS 999 regions have temperatures less than 150°C at a 10-km depth and were not assessed for deep EGS potential.

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cost | OpenEI  

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cost cost Dataset Summary Description The following data-set is for a benchmark residential home for all TMY3 locations across all utilities in the US. The data is indexed by utility service provider which is described by its "unique" EIA ID ( Source National Renewable Energy Laboratory Date Released April 05th, 2012 (2 years ago) Date Updated April 06th, 2012 (2 years ago) Keywords AC apartment CFL coffeemaker Computer cooling cost demand Dishwasher Dryer Furnace gas HVAC Incandescent Laptop load Microwave model NREL Residential television tmy3 URDB Data text/csv icon Residential Cost Data for Common Household Items (csv, 14.5 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Annually Time Period License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL)

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Hydrogen Production Cost Estimate Using Biomass Gasification...  

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Hydrogen Production Cost Estimate Using Biomass Gasification National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard * Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov...

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NREL: Energy Analysis - State and Local Policy Analysis  

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State and Local Policy Analysis State and Local Policy Analysis NREL's state and local policy analysis team examines the effects of policy on renewable energy development and deployment on a state and local level. Clean Energy Policy Analyses Project One of NREL's key state and local policy initiatives is the Clean Energy Policy Analyses (CEPA) project. Through this project, NREL analysts seek to quantify the connection between state and local policies and clean energy market development and identify the impact of state policy on decision makers. Learn more about CEPA on the NREL State & Local Activities website. Key Analyses for 2012 Cover of the Including Alternative Resources in State Renewable Portfolio Standards: Current Design and Implementation Experience report State Renewable Portfolio Standards

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NREL Partnerships with External Organizations (Residential Buildings Group)  

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Partnerships with External Organizations (Residential Buildings Group) Partnerships with External Organizations (Residential Buildings Group) Dataset Summary Description This spreadsheet contains a list of all the companies with which NREL's Residential Buildings Group has formed a partnership. The two types of partnership included in this spreadsheet are: Incubator and Test & Evaluation. This list was generated in April 2011. Source NREL Date Released April 07th, 2011 (3 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords incubator NREL partnerships Test & Evaluation Data application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet icon members_and_partners_-_nrel_resbldgs_04072011.xlsx (xlsx, 29.8 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period License License Other or unspecified, see optional comment below

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Preliminary estimates of cost savings for defense high level waste vitrification options  

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The potential for realizing cost savings in the disposal of defense high-level waste through process and design modificatins has been considered. Proposed modifications range from simple changes in the canister design to development of an advanced melter capable of processing glass with a higher waste loading. Preliminary calculations estimate the total disposal cost (not including capital or operating costs) for defense high-level waste to be about $7.9 billion dollars for the reference conditions described in this paper, while projected savings resulting from the proposed process and design changes could reduce the disposal cost of defense high-level waste by up to $5.2 billion.

Merrill, R.A.; Chapman, C.C.

1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: News - NREL Researcher Honored with Hispanic STEM Award  

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413 413 NREL Researcher Honored with Hispanic STEM Award Santiago Grijalva will direct grid research portfolio for NREL's Energy System Integration Facility October 24, 2013 A national organization devoted to getting more Hispanics into the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), has honored a scientist at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) with its annual Outstanding Technical Achievement Award. Santiago Carlos Grijalva is NREL's new director of the Power Systems Engineering Center at the Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF), and is responsible for establishing and directing the NREL's grid research portfolio at the $135 million state-of-the-art user facility. Grijalva received the Outstanding Technical Achievement Award at the 25th

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NREL: News Feature - NREL Engineer Passionate about Energy-Efficient  

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NREL Engineer Passionate about Energy-Efficient Buildings NREL Engineer Passionate about Energy-Efficient Buildings April 29, 2013 Photo of a woman sitting at a desk with photos of buildings in the background. Enlarge image For the past 21 years, Sheila Hayter has worked at NREL; few people have been more instrumental in helping establish stringent standards for energy-efficient buildings in that time. For even longer, Hayter has served her favorite professional organization, ASHRAE, which sets the standards for building safety, efficiency, and quality. Photo by Warren Gretz, NREL In between dealing with a baby chick, a broken cello string, and a colleague needing a ski lesson, Sheila Hayter still makes time to tackle projects for the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air

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NREL: News Feature - Prestigious Cherry Award Goes to NREL Scientist  

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Prestigious Cherry Award Goes to NREL Scientist Prestigious Cherry Award Goes to NREL Scientist June 20, 2011 In this photo, the two scientists are smiling as they peer at instruments that process and measure solar cells. Enlarge image National Renewable Energy Laboratory post-doc, John Simon, left, and NREL Principal Scientist, Jerry Olson, right, view test materials in a molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) reactor in their lab at the Solar Energy Research Facility at NREL in Golden, Colo. Credit: Dennis Schroeder A physicist from the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory who was a pioneer in multi-junction solar cells for use in outer space and on planet Earth has been awarded the prestigious Cherry Award by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Jerry Olson, a principal scientist at NREL, received the award at the

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Waste Management Facilities cost information for mixed low-level waste. Revision 1  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report contains preconceptual designs and planning level life-cycle cost estimates for managing mixed low-level waste. The report`s information on treatment, storage, and disposal modules can be integrated to develop total life-cycle costs for various waste management options. A procedure to guide the US Department of Energy and its contractor personnel in the use of cost estimation data is also summarized in this report.

Shropshire, D.; Sherick, M.; Biadgi, C.

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Production Cost Modeling for High Levels of Photovoltaics Penetration  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The goal of this report is to evaluate the likely avoided generation, fuels, and emissions resulting from photovoltaics (PV) deployment in several U.S. locations and identify new tools, methods, and analysis to improve understanding of PV impacts at the grid level.

Denholm, P.; Margolis, R.; Milford, J.

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: News - Release Archives 2009  

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Printable Version Printable Version News Release Archives 2009 News releases covering laboratory activities, scientific discoveries, projects and more are archived below, chronologically. For more information about NREL and its research in renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies, e-mail public_affairs@nrel.gov. December 23, 2009 New NREL Web Site Helps Campuses Go Green The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Cornell University have launched a Web site to help campus-based institutions develop clean energy and carbon-reduction strategies. December 22, 2009 NREL Evaluates UPS Hybrid-Electric Van Performance The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has collected and analyzed fuel economy, maintenance and other

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NREL: News - Release Archives 2003  

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2003 2003 News releases covering laboratory activities, scientific discoveries, projects and more are archived below, chronologically. For more information about NREL and its research in renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies, e-mail public_affairs@nrel.gov. December 22, 2003 Renewable Energy a Smart Choice for Farmers and Ranchers December 10, 2003 Georgia Tech's Rohatgi Wins Second Annual Rappaport Award December 9, 2003 Acclaim for Three Leaders at Annual NREL Stakeholders Reception November 14, 2003 World Renewable Energy Congress Provides International Forum November 12, 2003 NREL and Company Researchers Team Up on Thin-Film Solar Cells October 30, 2003 NREL's Art Nozik Elected AAAS Fellow October 21, 2003 Workshop Tackles Biological Hydrogen Production

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NREL: Water Power Research - Publications  

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Publications Publications Access NREL publications on water power research. 1st Advanced Marine Renewable Energy Instrumentation Experts Workshop Report. Driscoll, R.; NREL Report No. MP-5000-51584. 2011 Marine and Hydrokinetic Device Modeling Workshop: Final Report. Li, Y.; NREL Report No. TP-5000-51421; DOE/GO-102011-3374. "Commercialization Path and Challenges for Marine Hydrokinetic Renewable Energy." 2011 IEEE PES (Power and Energy Society) General Meeting: The Electrification of Transportation and the Grid of the Future, 24-28 July 2011, Detroit, Michigan. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 8 pp.; NREL Report No. CP-5000-49959. Conventional Hydropower Technologies (Fact Sheet). Wind and Water Power Program (WWPP). (2011). 2 pp.; NREL Report No. FS-5000-52168;

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Kara Podkaminer  

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Kara Podkaminer Kara Podkaminer Postdoctoral Researcher Photo of Kara Podkaminer Phone: (303) 384-7970 Email: Kara.Podkaminer@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2011 Kara Podkaminer received her Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College in 2011. For her dissertation work, she studied the thermophilic, anaerobic bacterium Thermoanaerobacterium saccharolyticum ALK2 and its application in a thermophliic SSF process. At NREL, Dr. Podkaminer is working on heterologous protein expression in T. reesei, looking to better understand the bottlenecks and increase protein production. This work will serve as the foundation for future expression of NREL's chimera proteins. Printable Version NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC.

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NREL: Science and Technology - News  

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News News Below are news stories involving NREL's Science and Technology. January 6, 2014 NREL Expert Honored for Energy Systems Innovations The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently won several prestigious awards, including honors for innovations in window air-conditioning efficiency, data sharing, and its energy-efficient computer data center. January 2, 2014 NREL Finds a New Cellulose Digestion Mechanism by a Fast-eating Enzyme Researchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have discovered that an enzyme from a microorganism first found in the Valley of Geysers on the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia in 1990 can digest cellulose almost twice as fast as the current leading component cellulase enzyme on the market.

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Low-Cost Options for Moderate Levels of Mercury Control  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This is the final technical report for a three-site project that is part of an overall program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (DOE/NETL) and industry partners to obtain the necessary information to assess the feasibility and costs of controlling mercury from coal-fired utility plants. This report summarizes results from tests conducted at MidAmerican's Louisa Generating Station and Entergy's Independence Steam Electric Station (ISES) and sorbent screening at MidAmerican's Council Bluffs Energy Center (CBEC) (subsequently renamed Walter Scott Energy Center (WSEC)). Detailed results for Independence and Louisa are presented in the respective Topical Reports. As no full-scale testing was conducted at CBEC, screening updates were provided in the quarterly updates to DOE. ADA-ES, Inc., with support from DOE/NETL, EPRI, and other industry partners, has conducted evaluations of EPRI's TOXECON II{trademark} process and of high-temperature reagents and sorbents to determine the capabilities of sorbent/reagent injection, including activated carbon, for mercury control on different coals and air emissions control equipment configurations. An overview of each plant configuration is presented: (1) MidAmerican's Louisa Generating Station burns Powder River Basin (PRB) coal in its 700-MW Unit 1 and employs hot-side electrostatic precipitators (ESPs) with flue gas conditioning for particulate control. This part of the testing program evaluated the effect of reagents used in the existing flue gas conditioning on mercury removal. (2) MidAmerican's Council Bluffs Energy Center typically burns PRB coal in its 88-MW Unit 2. It employs a hot-side ESP for particulate control. Solid sorbents were screened for hot-side injection. (3) Entergy's Independence Steam Electric Station typically burns PRB coal in its 880-MW Unit 2. Various sorbent injection tests were conducted on 1/8 to 1/32 of the flue gas stream either within or in front of one of four ESP boxes (SCA = 542 ft{sup 2}/kacfm), specifically ESP B. Initial mercury control evaluations indicated that although significant mercury control could be achieved by using the TOXECON II{trademark} design, the sorbent concentration required was higher than expected, possibly due to poor sorbent distribution. Subsequently, the original injection grid design was modeled and the results revealed that the sorbent distribution pattern was determined by the grid design, fluctuations in flue gas flow rates, and the structure of the ESP box. To improve sorbent distribution, the injection grid and delivery system were redesigned and the effectiveness of the redesigned system was evaluated. This project was funded through the DOE/NETL Innovations for Existing Plants program. It was a Phase II project with the goal of developing mercury control technologies that can achieve 50-70% mercury capture at costs 25-50% less than baseline estimates of $50,000-$70,000/lb of mercury removed. Results from testing at Independence indicate that the DOE goal was successfully achieved. Further improvements in the process are recommended, however. Results from testing at Louisa indicate that the DOE goal was not achievable using the tested high-temperature sorbent. Sorbent screening at Council Bluffs also indicated that traditional solid sorbents may not achieve significant mercury removal in hot-side applications.

Sharon Sjostrom

2008-02-09T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Buildings Research - U.S. Coast Guard Sees Reduced Energy...  

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U.S. Coast Guard Sees Reduced Energy Costs and Usage After NREL's Energy Assessment Training A man with a notebook references the machinery and equipment he is standing next to...

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NREL: Technology Deployment - U.S. Coast Guard Sees Reduced Energy...  

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U.S. Coast Guard Sees Reduced Energy Costs and Usage After NREL's Energy Assessment Training A man with a notebook references the machinery and equipment he is standing next to...

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NREL Team Creates High-Activity, Durable Platinum Extended Surface Catalyst for Fuel Cells (Fact Sheet)  

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Researchers with NREL's Fuel Cell team showed that platinum can replace copper nanowires in such a way that high-surface-area and high-specific-activity catalysts are produced, potentially allowing for lower-cost catalysts.

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OpenEI - NREL  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

RSF Energy Model RSF Energy Model 2011 http://en.openei.org/datasets/node/935 NREL's Research and Support Facility (RSF) energy model for 2011.

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NREL: Photovoltaics Research - Engineering  

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Photovoltaic Engineering Photovoltaic Engineering Photovoltaic (PV) Engineering at NREL supports commercial and emerging PV technology development. Our support covers the following three areas: Engineering Testing and Evaluation. We provide engineering testing and evaluation of PV products developed by companies during work sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). We determine if products meet performance criteria established by DOE for a company's contractual obligations. Standards Development. We support the development of national and international standards. Current work includes investigating methods of preconditioning cadmium telluride and copper indium gallium diselenide PV modules so that when they are tested for reporting conditions, the results are correlated with subsequent field measurements.

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Staff  

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Staff Staff National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) analysts have capabilities that span a wide range of renewable energy technologies. This site will help you learn more about the crosscutting analysis capabilities, energy-modeling background, and technology expertise of analysts in our Strategic Energy Analysis Center (SEAC). Strategic Planning and Direction Center Director (acting): Doug Arent Business Development: Dan Bilello Synthesis and Integration: Debra Sandor Lead Administrative Assistant: Melissa Hudman Project Management Support: Dani Salyer Data Analysis and Visualization The following staff are SEAC's experts in analysis relating to geospatial analytics and integrated resource assessment; our energy efficiency and renewable energy data warehouse; and advanced visualization.

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Welcome to NREL  

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LLC LLC Biogas and Fuel Cells Workshop 11 June 2012 Dale Gardner Associate Lab Director Renewable Fuels & Vehicle Systems Welcome to NREL We are here, on 3 rd floor Emergency Evacuation 2 we are here "facilities" stairwell 3 The RSF National Renewable Energy Laboratory Innovation for Our Energy Future 4 U.S. Dept of Energy National Labs Los Alamos National Laboratory Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Sandia National Laboratory Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Idaho National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory National Energy Technology

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NREL: About NREL - Michael Himmel - Research Fellow  

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Michael Himmel is a biochemist whose work on cellulase greatly simplified and lowered the cost of converting biomass to fuel. A principal scientist in the Energy Sciences Center,...

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NREL: Technology Transfer - NREL Electrode Innovation Poised ...  

For battery manufacturers, that translates to a higher-performance, safer, lighter-weight Li-ion battery that can be produced at a lower cost.

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Environmental Management Assessment of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)  

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This report documents the results of the environmental management assessment performed at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado. The onsite portion of the assessment was conducted from September 14 through September 27, 1993, by DOE`s Office of Environmental Audit (EH-24) located within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety, and Health (EH-1). During this assessment, the activities conducted by the assessment team included reviews of internal documents and reports from previous audits and assessments; interviews with US Department of Energy (DOE) and NREL contractor personnel; and inspections and observations of selected facilities and operations. The environmental management assessment of NREL focused on the adequacy of environmental management systems and assessed the formality of programs employing an approach that recognizes the level of formality implementing environmental programs may vary commensurate with non-nuclear research and development operations. The Assessment Team evaluated environmental monitoring, waste management and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) activities at NREL, from a programmatic standpoint. The results of the evaluation of these areas are contained in the Environmental Protection Programs section of this report. The scope of the NREL Environmental Management Assessment was comprehensive and included all areas of environmental management. At the same time, environmental monitoring, waste management, and NEPA activities were evaluated to develop a programmatic understanding of these environmental disciplines, building upon the results of previous appraisals, audits, and reviews performed at the NREL.

1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL Buildings and Energy Efficiency Program | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Background analysis Website http:www.nrel.govbuildings References NREL Building Energy Analysis 1 Abstract Building researchers at NREL support the U.S. Department of...

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innovati nNREL Computer Models Integrate Wind Turbines with  

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innovati nNREL Computer Models Integrate Wind Turbines with Floating Platforms Far off the shores for today's seabed-mounted offshore wind turbines. For the United States to tap into these vast offshore wind energy resources, wind turbines must be mounted on floating platforms to be cost effective

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Maldives-NREL Cooperation | Open Energy Information  

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Maldives-NREL Cooperation Maldives-NREL Cooperation Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Maldives-NREL Cooperation Name Maldives-NREL Cooperation Agency/Company /Organization National Renewable Energy Laboratory Partner U.S. Department of Energy Sector Energy Focus Area Solar, Wind Topics Resource assessment, Background analysis Resource Type Dataset, Maps, Software/modeling tools Website http://www.nrel.gov/internatio Country Maldives Southern Asia References NREL International Program[1] Abstract NREL partnered with the Maldives to develop wind and solar assessments for the country. NREL partnered with the Maldives to develop wind and solar assessments for the country. References ↑ "NREL International Program" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Maldives-NREL_Cooperation&oldid=375297"

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Levelized Costs for Nuclear, Gas and Coal for Electricity, under the Mexican Scenario  

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In the case of new nuclear power stations, it is necessary to pay special attention to the financial strategy that will be applied, time of construction, investment cost, and the discount and return rate. The levelized cost quantifies the unitary cost of the electricity (the kWh) generated during the lifetime of the nuclear power plant; and allows the immediate comparison with the cost of other alternative technologies. The present paper shows levelized cost for different nuclear technologies and it provides comparison among them as well as with gas and coal electricity plants. For the calculations we applied our own methodology to evaluate the levelized cost considering investment, fuel and operation and maintenance costs, making assumptions for the Mexican market, and taking into account the gas prices projections. The study also shows comparisons using different discount rates (5% and 10%), and some comparisons between our results and an OECD 1998 study. The results are i n good agreement and shows that nuclear option is cost competitive in Mexico on the basis of levelized costs.

Palacios, J.C.; Alonso, G.; Ramirez, R.; Gomez, A.; Ortiz, J.; Longoria, L.C.

2004-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Energy Analysis: High Renewable Generation  

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High Renewable Generation High Renewable Generation Feasibility of Higher Levels of Renewable Electricity Deployment As requirements for renewable electricity generation increase, with some states now requiring as much as 30% renewables in their renewable portfolio standards (RPS), the question arises: how much can renewables contribute to future electricity demand? NREL's grid integration studies use state-of-the-art modeling and analysis techniques to evaluate the operational and infrastructure impacts of higher wind and solar penetrations at regional and national scales. NREL's grid integration studies show that: The U.S. electric system is operable with 20%-50% variable generation from wind and solar power in the regional and national scenarios examined to date. Increased electric system flexibility, needed to enable electricity

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NREL: Photovoltaics Research - Science and Technology Facility  

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Science and Technology Facility Science and Technology Facility Photo of the Science and Technology Facility (S&TF) at NREL. NREL's Science and Technology Facility (S&TF) has a sustainable and energy efficient design and will support solar cell, thin film, and nanostructure research. Solar cell, thin film, and nanostructure research are conducted in our Science and Technology Facility (S&TF) with the benefits of a forty percent reduction in energy use compared to standard laboratory buildings; energy recovery for ventilation in laboratories; and functional and flexible laboratory space. Designed specifically to reduce time delays associated with transferring technology to industry, the S&TF's 71,000 square feet is a multi-level facility of laboratory space, office space, and lobby connected by an

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NREL: Advanced Power Electronics - Research and Development  

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Research and Development Research and Development The Advanced Power Electronics activity focuses on the electric drive system for hybrid electric and fuel cell vehicles. At NREL, we research and develop electronic components and systems that will overcome major technical barriers to commercialization of hybrid, advanced internal combustion, and fuel cell vehicle technologies. Researchers focus on developing advanced power electronics and electric machinery technologies that improve reliability, efficiency, and ruggedness, and dramatically decrease systems costs for advanced vehicles. To accomplish this, the power electronics team investigates cooling and heating of advanced vehicles by looking at the thermal management of motor controllers, inverters, and traction motors with one- and two-phase cooling

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NREL: Gearbox Reliability Collaborative - Gearbox Reliability Collaborative  

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Projects Projects Gearbox deficiencies are the result of many factors. Through gearbox modeling and testing, condition monitoring, and the failure database, the collaborative is expanding the industry's knowledge base, recommending efficient and cost-effective improvements, and facilitating immediate improvements in the gearbox life cycle. Gearbox Modeling and Testing Illustration of representative gearbox including the hub, main bearing, main shaft, gearbox, brake, high speed shaft, generator, and bed plate. A complete gearbox redesign has been completed in a collaborative effort between NREL and industry partners. This process documented and analyzed the design process and produced a new gearbox design that integrates knowledge from previous Gearbox Reliability Collaborative (GRC) activities.

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NREL: Wind Research - Gearbox Reliability Collaborative  

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Research Research Search More Search Options Site Map Premature gearbox failures have a significant impact on the cost of wind farm operations. In 2007, NREL initiated the Gearbox Reliability Collaborative (GRC). The project combines analysis, field testing, dynamometer testing, condition monitoring, and the development and population of a gearbox failure database in a multi-pronged approach to determine why many wind turbine gearboxes do not achieve their expected design life-the time period that manufacturers expect them to last. Read about: The Gearbox Reliability Collaborative Gearbox Reliability Collaborative Projects Gearbox Reliability Collaborative Research and Development Working with the Gearbox Reliability Collaborative Gearbox Reliability Collaborative Publications

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Theoretical Materials Science  

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Computational Materials Science Solid-State Theory Materials Science Hydrogen Technology & Fuel Cells Process Technology & Advanced Concepts Research Staff Computational Science Printable Version Theoretical Materials Science Learn about our research staff including staff profiles, publications, and contact information. Using modern computational techniques, the Theoretical Materials Science Group, within NREL's Chemical and Materials Science Center, applies quantum mechanics to complex materials, yielding quantitative predictions to guide and interact with experimental explorations. Current research focuses on the following efforts: Design new photovoltaic materials that can improve solar cell efficiency and reduce its cost. Explain the underlying physics of new

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NREL: News - Energy Department, NREL Announce New Research Center to Boost  

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813 813 Energy Department, NREL Announce New Research Center to Boost Clean Energy Technologies on a Smarter Grid June 20, 2013 WASHINGTON - The Energy Department and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) today announced the Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) in Golden, Colorado, as the latest Energy Department user facility and the only one in the nation focused on utility-scale clean energy grid integration. The facility's first industry partner - Colorado-based Advanced Energy Industries - has already signed on to start work at ESIF, developing lower cost, better performing solar power inverters. "Our National Laboratories are a national treasure that help America's entrepreneurs and innovators to accelerate the development of new technologies," said Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz. "This new facility

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The levelized cost of energy for distributed PV : a parametric study.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The maturation of distributed solar PV as an energy source requires that the technology no longer compete on module efficiency and manufacturing cost ($/Wp) alone. Solar PV must yield sufficient energy (kWh) at a competitive cost (c/kWh) to justify its system investment and ongoing maintenance costs. These metrics vary as a function of system design and interactions between parameters, such as efficiency and area-related installation costs. The calculation of levelized cost of energy includes energy production and costs throughout the life of the system. The life of the system and its components, the rate at which performance degrades, and operation and maintenance requirements all affect the cost of energy. Cost of energy is also affected by project financing and incentives. In this paper, the impact of changes in parameters such as efficiency and in assumptions about operating and maintenance costs, degradation rate and system life, system design, and financing will be examined in the context of levelized cost of energy.

Goodrich, Alan C. (National Renewable Energy Laboratory); Cameron, Christopher P.

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Learning - Center for Photovoltaics Video (Text Version)  

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Center for Photovoltaics Video (Text Version) Center for Photovoltaics Video (Text Version) This is the text version for the Center for Photovoltaics video. The video opens with the NREL logo, surrounded by "Department of Energy's NREL: National Renewable Energy Laboratory." A scene of a city skyline at sunset. The sky is a brilliant red, and the buildings are silhouetted in shadow. The scene shifts to an image of a shadowed field, lit by a bright red sunset. The image changes to the NREL Solar Energy Research Facility (SERF), a building with a long, diagonally sloping front with large windows and solar panels on the roof. (Voiceover) It is our constant source of light and heat and it's essential to a sustainable energy future. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado is a global leader in developing cost-effective, solar

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NREL: Water Power Research - Economic and Power System Modeling and  

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Economic and Power System Modeling and Analysis Economic and Power System Modeling and Analysis NREL has a long history of successful research to understand and improve the cost of renewable energy technologies, their possible deployment scenarios, and the economic impacts of this deployment. As a research laboratory, NREL is a neutral third party and can provide an unbiased perspective of methodologies and approaches used to estimate direct and indirect economic impacts of offshore renewable energy projects. Deployment and Economic Impact NREL's economic analysis team is working to provide stakeholders with the tools necessary to understand potential deployment scenarios of water power technologies and the economic impacts of this deployment. The team is working to improve the representation of marine and

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NREL: Vehicles and Fuels Research - News Release Archives  

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8 8 November 25, 2008 NREL Tests New Structure for Jet Impingement Cooling of Power Electronics NREL's Transportation Technologies and Systems researchers tested a novel prototype heat exchanger that uses jet impingement cooling and does not restrict heat flow in the power electronic components of advanced vehicles. Power electronics modules and electric motors are critical systems for advanced plug-in hybrid electric and electric vehicles. Power electronics can generate excessive heat, which degrades their performance, reliability, and life. NREL focuses on developing thermal management technologies that help to increase power density and lower system costs. October 20, 2008 Updated Biodiesel Guide Helps Ensure Optimum Performance Those who operate vehicles that run on biodiesel or who produce, blend,

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NREL's Renewable Energy Project Finance Website | Open Energy Information  

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NREL's Renewable Energy Project Finance Website NREL's Renewable Energy Project Finance Website Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: NREL's RE Project Finance Website Agency/Company /Organization: NREL Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Biomass, Energy Efficiency, Geothermal, Solar, - Concentrating Solar Power, - Solar Hot Water, - Solar PV, Wind Phase: Determine Baseline, Evaluate Options Topics: Background analysis, Finance, Market analysis, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Case studies/examples, Guide/manual, Lessons learned/best practices, Publications, Software/modeling tools User Interface: Website Website: financere.nrel.gov/finance/ Country: United States Cost: Free Northern America Coordinates: 39.7444909°, -105.1520004° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":39.7444909,"lon":-105.1520004,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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NREL: News - NREL Expert Honored for Energy Systems Innovations  

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214 214 NREL Expert Honored for Energy Systems Innovations Photo of Dr. Ben Kroposki Dr. Ben Kroposki, director of Energy Systems Integration at NREL. Analyst named to editorial board; green data center and window air conditioning analysis also lauded January 6, 2014 The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently won several prestigious awards, including honors for innovations in window air-conditioning efficiency, data sharing, and its energy-efficient computer data center. Ben Kroposki Named 2014 IEEE Fellow Dr. Ben Kroposki, director of Energy Systems Integration at NREL, has been named an IEEE Fellow, recognized for his leadership in renewable and distributed energy systems integration in the electric power sector. Kroposki has led a number of efforts over the last 20 years that have

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NREL: News Feature - NREL Breaks Down Walls for Biofuels  

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NREL Breaks Down Walls for Biofuels NREL Breaks Down Walls for Biofuels November 30, 2009 Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and ethanol producers are racing to come up with ways to make ethanol from cellulosic biomass that are cheaper and easier to produce than current methods. But they are hitting a wall. Cell walls in plants are making the production of cellulosic ethanol a challenge. So researchers are creating their own computer program to help model and break down the tiny fibers of cellulose - or fibrils - found in plant cells. Although ethanol is becoming more available to consumers, NREL is working closely with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to meet a quickly approaching goal to produce competitively priced ethanol for $1.50 per gallon by 2012. Why the rush? DOE believes this is the price at which

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NREL: News - NREL's Keith Emery Awarded Prestigious Cherry Award  

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713 713 NREL's Keith Emery Awarded Prestigious Cherry Award Top PV award goes to researcher who brought credibility to testing of solar cells and modules June 19, 2013 An engineer from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) whose testing and characterization laboratory brings credibility to the measurement of efficiency of solar cells and modules has been awarded the prestigious William R. Cherry Award by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Keith Emery, a principal scientist at NREL, received the award at the 39th IEEE's Photovoltaic Specialists Conference in Tampa Bay. "Accredited measurements from Emery's laboratories are considered the gold standard by the U.S. and international PV communities," said NREL

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NREL: Vehicles and Fuels Research - NREL to Showcase Renewable Electricity  

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NREL to Showcase Renewable Electricity Generation Systems and Advanced NREL to Showcase Renewable Electricity Generation Systems and Advanced Vehicles at Denver Earth Day Fair April 18, 2013 The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will showcase two mobile renewable electricity generation systems and three advanced vehicles-a Toyota Highlander fuel cell electric vehicle, a plug-in Toyota Prius hybrid electric vehicle, and a Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric vehicle-at the Denver Earth Day Fair on April 22. The larger of NREL's two renewable electricity generation systems features a 12 kilowatt biodiesel-powered back-up generator as well as a 1.8 kilowatt photovoltaic array that taps into energy from the sun to produce renewable electricity, which will power the fair. The smaller system includes a 384

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NREL: News - NREL Study Shows Renewable Energy Potential in Every...  

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3012 NREL Study Shows Renewable Energy Potential in Every State U.S. RE Technical Potential study produces estimates across technologies July 26, 2012 A new study of renewable...

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Marine Corps Taps NREL to Help Replace...  

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Science News Events Printable Version Marine Corps Taps NREL to Help Replace Aging Steam Plant with Efficient Biomass Cogeneration January 30, 2013

The 1940s central steam...

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NREL: News - NREL's Economic Benefit to Colorado totals $814...  

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413 NREL's Economic Benefit to Colorado totals 814.8 Million in FY 2012 Energy laboratory is one of Jefferson County's largest employers February 22, 2013 The net economic benefit...

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NREL: Technology Transfer - NREL Designing Microgrid to Back Up USAFA  

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NREL Designing Microgrid to Back Up USAFA Critical Loads NREL Designing Microgrid to Back Up USAFA Critical Loads January 30, 2013 NREL grid and dispatchable power experts are helping the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado Springs, Colorado, develop a system to maintain power to critical loads when power is unavailable from the local utility. Under an agreement with USAFA and in collaboration with Colorado Springs Utilities, NREL will design a USAFA microgrid using its Continuously Optimized Reliable Energy (CORE) Microgrid Design process. The four-step CORE process evaluates existing reports, gathers data, analyzes designs, and monitors project implementation and installation. The data gathering and preliminary generation design evaluation phases are nearly complete. Generation options identified during the preliminary

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NREL: Technology Deployment - NREL Designing Microgrid to Back Up USAFA  

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NREL Designing Microgrid to Back Up USAFA Critical Loads NREL Designing Microgrid to Back Up USAFA Critical Loads January 30, 2013 NREL grid and dispatchable power experts are helping the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado Springs, Colorado, develop a system to maintain power to critical loads when power is unavailable from the local utility. Under an agreement with USAFA and in collaboration with Colorado Springs Utilities, NREL will design a USAFA microgrid using its Continuously Optimized Reliable Energy (CORE) Microgrid Design process. The four-step CORE process evaluates existing reports, gathers data, analyzes designs, and monitors project implementation and installation. The data gathering and preliminary generation design evaluation phases are nearly complete. Generation options identified during the preliminary

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NREL: News Feature - Interns Make Robust Contribution to NREL  

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Interns Make Robust Contribution to NREL Interns Make Robust Contribution to NREL August 6, 2013 A male wearing a lab coat and safety glasses is adding a liquid to a test tube on a table in front of him. Also on the table are other glass receptacles and laboratory equipment. Enlarge image NREL intern Jonah Richard adds solvent to polymers that will be added to nanotubes in order to single out species of them. Credit: Dennis Schroeder They travel far and wide, from all corners of the country. They come from a diverse set of backgrounds, and they have very different plans for their futures. But the 54 student interns at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) this summer all have something in common - a thirst for knowledge and a desire to apply what they have learned in

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NREL: Energy Systems Integration - Special Edition: NREL's Energy Systems  

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September 2012 September 2012 Special Edition: NREL's Energy Systems Integration Facility eNewsletter The Energy Systems Integration Facility eNewsletter is a quarterly publication, but there is so much going on we had to share the news early! At the top of the news, HP and Intel have been selected to help NREL create one of the world's fastest and most efficient high performance computing (HPC) data centers. The HPC data center will be located in the ESIF and will support R&D efforts in energy systems integration, renewable energy, and energy efficiency across the entire campus. We're also exited to announce the launch of several new ESI websites on NREL.gov that include an interactive online tour of the ESIF laboratories and an interactive graphic that explains the unique system-of-systems approach NREL is taking to

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NREL: News Feature - NREL Solar Technology Will Warm Air at ...  

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coved in perforated metal, with two men standing next to it. Enlarge image NREL's Craig Christensen and Chuck Kutscher stand next to a wall at the RSF that uses their...

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NREL: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Research - NREL to Showcase Two...  

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to Showcase Two Advanced Vehicles at Estes Park Coolest Car Show on July 4 July 1, 2013 The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will showcase two advanced Toyota vehicles...

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NREL: Buildings Research - NREL Teams with LBNL to Analyze PV...  

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in 2013 September 10, 2013 The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE)'s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) have released the...

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NREL: Photovoltaics Research - NREL Teams with LBNL to Analyze...  

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in 2013 September 10, 2013 The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE)'s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) have released the...

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NREL: Wind Research - Avian Reports Published by NREL  

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of NREL-published documents on avian issues. These reports are also available in the Wind-Wildlife Impacts Literature Database (WILD). An Assessment of the Impacts of Green...

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NREL: A Year in Clean Energy Innovations: A Review of NREL's Feature Stories, 2010  

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The publication is a compilation of various feature stories published on NREL's public website, nrel.gov, throughout Calendar Year 2010.

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NREL: A Year in Clean Energy Innovations, A Review of NREL's 2012 Feature Stories (Book)  

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The publication is a compilation of various feature stories published on NREL's public website, nrel.gov, throughout Calendar Year 2012.

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NREL: Technology Deployment - NREL Teams with concept3D to Develop...  

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NREL's Larry Brackney Applying NREL's advanced energy modeling framework and building energy audit processes, collaboration tools, and in-app media and concept3D's geometric...

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NREL: Buildings Research - NREL Teams with concept3D to Develop...  

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NREL's Larry Brackney Applying NREL's advanced energy modeling framework and building energy audit processes, collaboration tools, and in-app media and concept3D's geometric...

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NREL Energy Models Examine the Potential for Wind and Solar Grid Integration (Fact Sheet)  

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As renewable energy generating sources, such as wind turbines and solar power systems, reach high levels of penetration in parts of the United States, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is helping the utility industry to peer into the future. Using software modeling tools that the lab developed, NREL is examining the future operation of the electrical grid as renewable energy continues to grow.

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NREL: Residential Soft Costs Data Collection 2012  

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A), how many labor hours (both full-time employees and contract labor) per residential PV installation were spent on the following? Labor HoursInstallation a) Preparing a...

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NREL: Commercial Soft Costs Data Collection 2012  

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A), how many labor hours (both full-time employees and contract labor) per commercial PV installation were spent on the following? Labor HoursInstallation a) Preparing a...

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Life-Cycle Cost Study for a Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility in Texas  

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This report documents the life-cycle cost estimates for a proposed low-level radioactive waste disposal facility near Sierra Blanca, Texas. The work was requested by the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority and performed by the National Low-Level Waste Management Program with the assistance of Rogers and Associates Engineering Corporation.

B. C. Rogers; P. L. Walter (Rogers and Associates Engineering Corporation); R. D. Baird

1999-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Alan C. Goodrich  

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Alan C. Goodrich Alan C. Goodrich Photo of Alan C. Goodrich Alan C. Goodrich is a member of the Technology Systems and Sustainability Analysis Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center. Senior Analyst (Solar Manufacturing Costs) On staff since July 2009 Phone number: 303-384-4347 E-mail: alan.goodrich@nrel.gov Areas of expertise Materials and manufacturing technology commercialization strategies Manufacturing economics and technology strategy Techno economic analysis in support of R&D portfolio management Market analysis and forecasting Primary research interests Distributed solar energy technologies Low cost manufacturing strategies Commercialization and business development strategies Renewable energy manufacturing costs: solar PV, wind, and battery components U.S. manufacturing competitiveness

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Comparison of costs for alternative mixed low-level waste treatment systems  

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Total life cycle costs (TLCCs), including disposal costs, of thermal, nonthermal and enhanced nonthermal systems were evaluated to guide future research and development programs for the treatment of mixed low-level waste (MLLW) consisting of RCRA hazardous and low-level radioactive wastes. In these studies, nonthermal systems are defined as those systems that process waste at temperatures less than 350 C. Preconceptual designs and costs were developed for thirty systems with a capacity (2,927 lbs/hr) to treat the DOE MLLW stored inventor y(approximately 236 million pounds) in 20 years in a single, centralized facility. A limited comparison of the studies` results is presented in this paper. Sensitivity of treatment costs with respect to treatment capacity, number of treatment facilities, and system availability were also determined. The major cost element is operations and maintenance (O and M), which is 50 to 60% of the TLCC for both thermal and nonthermal systems. Energy costs constitute a small fraction (< 1%) of the TLCCs. Equipment cost is only 3 to 5% of the treatment cost. Evaluation of subsystem costs demonstrate that receiving and preparation is the highest cost subsystem at about 25 to 30% of the TLCC for both thermal and nonthermal systems. These studies found no cost incentives to use nonthermal or hybrid (combined nonthermal treatment with stabilization by vitrification) systems in place of thermal systems. However, there may be other incentives including fewer air emissions and less local objection to a treatment facility. Building multiple treatment facilities to treat the same total mass of waste as a single facility would increase the total treatment cost significantly, and improved system availability decreases unit treatment costs by 17% to 30%.

Schwinkendorf, W.E.; Harvego, L. [Lockheed Idaho Technologies Co., Idaho Falls, ID (United States); Cooley, C.R. [Dept. of Energy (United States); Biagi, C. [Morrison Knudsen (United States)

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Interim report: Waste management facilities cost information for mixed low-level waste  

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This report contains preconceptual designs and planning level life-cycle cost estimates for treating alpha and nonalpha mixed low-level radioactive waste. This report contains information on twenty-seven treatment, storage, and disposal modules that can be integrated to develop total life cycle costs for various waste management options. A procedure to guide the US Department of Energy and its contractor personnel in the use of estimating data is also summarized in this report.

Feizollahi, F.; Shropshire, D.

1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy  

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& Renewable Energy Operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC This report is available at no cost from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) at www.nrel.gov/publications. Contract No. DE-AC36, Ryan Citron, and Robert Margolis National Renewable Energy Laboratory Jarett Zuboy Independent

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NREL: News - Release Archives 2007  

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7 7 News releases covering laboratory activities, scientific discoveries, projects and more are archived below, chronologically. For more information about NREL and its research in renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies, e-mail public_affairs@nrel.gov. December 4, 2007 Energy Lab Sets Aggressive Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goal The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 75 percent from 2005 to 2009. The new goal is part of NREL's participation in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Climate Leaders program. November 8, 2007 Wakonda Technologies is the Clean Energy Entrepreneur of the Year A small company commercializing a novel solar energy technology has been

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Wei Wang  

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Wei Wang Wei Wang Research Scientist Photo of Wei Wang Phone: (303) 384-7945 Email: wei.wang@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2009 Dr. Wei Wang joined NREL in 2009 as a Research Scientist. Her main research interests are conversion of biomass to value-added products. Dr. Wang is also interested in fundamental studies of biomass degradation including biochemical mechanisms of key enzyme systems for biomass conversion. Her current work at NREL focuses on understanding the chemical and physical factors governing biomass recalcitrance to enzymatic hydrolysis. Dr. Wang received a Ph.D. in Microbiology from Shandong University in China in 2002. During her Ph.D. studies, she worked on the metabolism of degradation of lignocellulose by brown-rot fungi and proposed that a hydroxyl radical-mediated, oxidative mechanism is involved in the

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Hui Wei  

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Hui Wei Hui Wei Research Scientist Photo of Hui Wei Phone: (303) 384-6620 Email: hui.wei@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2008 Hui Wei joined NREL in 2008, and is a Research Scientist in the Biomolecular Sciences Team, the Bioscience Center. His main research interest and current research activities at NREl are focused on (1) the genetic modification of plants to increase their biomas digestibility, (2) the efficient microbial conversion of bimass to biofuels, including biodiesel and other long-chain hydrocarbons, and (3) the plant-microbe interactions. In 2003, he earned a Ph.D. in Plant and Microbial Physiology from Queen's University in Canada. During his Ph.D. studies, he worked on the metabolism of carbon, nitrogen and oxygen, and the ion transport in the bacteria-infected plant cells. He also earned an M.S. in Microbiology from

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Daniel Ruddy  

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Ruddy Ruddy Scientist III Photo of Daniel Ruddy Phone: (303) 384-6322 Email: dan.ruddy@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2010 Dan Ruddy received a Ph.D. degree in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley in 2008. His research combined synthetic molecular and materials chemistry with detailed characterization to study novel heterogeneous catalysts. He then worked on a variety of catalyst development projects at the Dow Chemical Company in the Renewable Feedstocks & Process Catalysis Group before joining the Chemical and Nanoscale Science Group at NREL in 2010. Dr. Ruddy's research at NREL integrates the synthesis and characterization of functional molecules and materials for advanced energy technologies including solar fuels production, biomass conversion catalysis, and next-generation PV materials.

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NREL's Energy Systems Integration Facility  

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NREL's Energy Systems Integration Facility Speaker(s): Benjamin Kroposki Date: January 14, 2013 - 12:00pm Location: 90-1099 Seminar HostPoint of Contact: Sila Kiliccote The...

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NREL: Continuum Magazine Home Page  

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NREL Leads Energy Systems Integration Issue 4 Print Version Share this resource Continuum Magazine Dan Says More than a Dream-a Renewable Electricity Future More than a Dream-a...

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Dylan Hettinger  

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since 2010 Phone number: 303-275-3750 E-mail: dylan.hettinger@nrel.gov Areas of expertise Information design Spatial analysis and cartography Prior work experience AMEC Earth &...

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NREL: Energy Systems Integration - Partnerships  

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Partnerships Partnerships Photo of a researcher in a laboratory in front of various computer simulations Advanced Energy NREL and AE are teaming up on solar inverter testing. Photo of a hybrid sport utility vehicle in motion; the vehicle is marked with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory logo. Toyota NREL and Toyota are studying grid impacts of electric vehicles. Photo of a glass cube containing power electronics equipment in a laboratory. Wyle NREL and Wyle are building a hybrid power system for the Army. The Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) was recently designated a national user facility by the Energy Department, so utilities, industry, and other national laboratories can use the facility to develop their technologies with the

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NREL: Buildings Research Home Page  

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Artist's rendering of the courtyard view of NREL's new Research Support Facility. Artist's rendering of the courtyard view of NREL's new Research Support Facility. NREL's buildings research teams lead efforts in developing cutting-edge technical solutions to improve the energy efficiency of both residential and commercial buildings, and to accelerate the integration of renewable energy technologies with buildings. NREL's Residential Buildings researchers explore energy efficiency options for both new and existing homes, including whole-house performance and the interaction of building components. The Commercial Buildings team focuses on providing large institutional and private sector commercial building owners with tools, resources, and expertise to address energy challenges. Learn more about our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and about how

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NREL: Innovation Spectrum Home Page  

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Innovation Spectrum Innovation Spectrum Te xt version The scope of NREL's capabilities emulates the nature of the innovation process itself. Moving new technologies from initial concept to commercial application requires a breadth of expertise across the innovation spectrum, encompassing: Fundamental science Market-relevant research Systems integration Testing and validation Commercialization Deployment The NREL innovation spectrum is highly interactive within the laboratory and across other research institutions and private industry. NREL provides the scientific and analytical leadership to guide the innovation process, contributing knowledge and expertise at each stage. Innovation Success Stories Learn more about the spectrum of clean energy innovation and how NREL is creating a future of sustainable energy systems based on clean,

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NREL: Technology Transfer - Research Facilities  

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Research Facilities Research Facilities Photo of Solar Energy Research Facility building at NREL. NREL's Solar Energy Research Facility is one of many world-class facilities available to public and private agencies. For developing commercially viable energy products, organizations may partner with NREL to use our state-of-the-art laboratories, and testing and user facilities. Visit NREL's Research Facilities Web site to learn more about them. We typically develop technology partnership agreements for using our facilities and/or working with our researchers. Printable Version Technology Transfer Home About Technology Transfer Technology Partnership Agreements Licensing Agreements Nondisclosure Agreements Research Facilities Commercialization Programs Success Stories News Contacts Did you find what you needed?

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Maria Ghirardi  

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Maria Ghirardi Maria Ghirardi Team Leader Photo of Maria Ghirardi Phone: (303) 384-6312 Email: maria.ghirardi@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 1995 Dr. Maria L. Ghirardi is a Group Manager/Principal Scientist at NREL and a Research Associate Professor the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado. She received her Ph.D. degree in Comparative Biochemistry from the University of California at Berkeley in 1988. Since then, she has been involved in both basic and applied research and has had extensive experience working with photosynthetic organisms. Her work at NREL involves photobiological H2 production and covers metabolic, biochemical, and genetic aspects of algal metabolism. Her team's research accomplishments include (1) the development of the first sustained algal H2-production system; (2) the identification of three

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NREL: Technology Transfer - Licensing Agreements  

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Licensing Agreements Licensing Agreements Through licensing agreements, NREL provides industry with an opportunity to commercialize NREL-developed energy technologies and products. Our licensing opportunities are available to both small and large businesses-from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Process The licensing agreement process basically includes seven steps. See the NREL Licensing Agreement Process flowchart. We are committed to working through these steps in a timely manner. Experience suggests that the fastest means to reach an agreement is through direct communications to create understanding and agree on actions. 1. Identify and Qualify Opportunity To identify an opportunity, a company can browse the technologies available for licensing. When an opportunity has been identified, NREL then asks the company to

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Stephan Lany  

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Stephan Lany Stephan Lany Senior Scientist Photo of Stephan Lany Phone: (303) 384-6652 Email: stephan.lany@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2003 Stephan Lany is a theoretical/computational materials scientist with a strong background in electronic structure calculations, semiconductor physics, and defects/impurities. He received his Ph.D. in Physics in 2002 from the Universität des Saarlandes, in Saarbrücken, Germany, where he was engaged in both theoretical (first principles methods) and experimental (spectroscopy) research. He joined NREL in 2003 as a postdoctoral researcher in Alex Zunger's "Solid State Theory" group and became a NREL staff scientist in 2006. He has published more than 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals, including 15 articles in the high-profile journals

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Maureen Hand  

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E-mail: maureen.hand@nrel.gov Areas of expertise Active control systems for utility-scale wind turbines Advanced control systems Numerical modeling and control system design...

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Eric Lantz  

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Emissions Reductions, and Water Conservation Benefits from 1,000 Megawatts (MW) of New Wind Power in Indiana. 2 pp.; NREL Report No. FS-500-42786; DOEGO-102008-2562. Lantz, E.;...

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Sean Ong  

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the Value of Photovoltaic Installations on Schools in California: Choosing the Best Electricity Rates. 44 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-51694. Ong, S., P. Denholm, E. Doris....

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Basic Energy Sciences at NREL  

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NREL's Center for Basic Sciences performs fundamental research for DOE's Office of Science. Our mission is to provide fundamental knowledge in the basic sciences and engineering that will underpin new and improved renewable energy technologies.

Moon, S.

2000-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Margaret Mann  

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Milbrandt, A.; Mann, M. (2009). Hydrogen Resource Assessment: Hydrogen Potential from Coal, Natural Gas, Nuclear, and Hydro Power. 30 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A2-42773. Levene,...

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NREL: News - Release Archives 2012  

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Energy, LLC, have pledged more than 500,000 to support local charities during the lab's annual holiday giving campaign. December 4, 2012 NREL Teams with Berkeley Lab to Analyze...

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NREL: Learning - Biomass Energy Basics  

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In the near future-and with NREL-developed technology-agricultural residues such as corn stover (the stalks, leaves, and husks of the plant) and wheat straw will also be...

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NREL: Computational Science - James Albin  

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James Albin High Performance Computing System Administrator Photo of James Albin. Phone: (303) 275-4069 Email: Jim.Albin@nrel.gov James Albin is the high-performance computing...

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Seth Noone  

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NREL Since: 2009 Seth Noone received his M.S. in Biomedical Basic Science from the University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center in 2009 under the supervision of Dr....

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Owen Zinaman  

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E-mail: owen.zinaman@nrel.gov Areas of expertise Nexus of natural gas and renewable energy State and federal energy efficiency, renewable energy, and climate change policy...

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Paul Schwabe  

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August 2008 Phone number: 303-384-7468 E-mail: paul.schwabe@nrel.gov Areas of expertise Electricity market financial analysis Natural gas volume and revenue forecasting Energy...

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Laura Vimmerstedt  

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Distribution, Dispensing, and Use: Analysis of a Portion of the Biomass-to-Biofuels Supply Chain Using System Dynamics. PLoS One. Vol. 7(5), May 2012; 18 pp.; NREL Report No....

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421

NREL: Energy Sciences - Joongoo Kang  

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Team at NREL in 2008. In 2007, he received his Ph.D. in physics from the KAIST, South Korea, under the supervision of Prof. K. J. Chang. His background is in solid-state physics...

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Marissa Hummon  

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9 pp.; NREL Report No. CP-6A20-56204. Hodge, B. M.; Hummon, M.; Orwig, K. (2011). Solar Ramping Distributions over Multiple Timescales and Weather Patterns (Presentation)....

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NREL: Foreign Nationals  

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Foreign Nationals Foreign Nationals At the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), collaboration is key to conducting scientific research at our institution in Golden, Colorado. Because an international scope is essential to our development program, we invite outstanding scholars from other countries to become an integral part of our organization through the Foreign National Assignment Program. This program enables people with new ideas and talents from around the world to contribute to research of mutual interest at the Laboratory while also contributing to the transfer of the technology resulting from that research. As a foreign national, you'll need information about immigration and the various types of visas. You can also find numerous helpful links to the State Department, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Social

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NREL: Learning - Alternative Fuels  

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Alternative Fuels Alternative Fuels Photo of a man standing next to a large heavy-duty truck cab while the truck is being filled with biodiesel at a refueling station. As part of its work for the Clean Cities program, NREL helps people find and use alternative fuels such as biodiesel. Credit: L.L. Bean To reduce our growing dependence on imported oil, our nation's researchers are working with industry to develop several different kinds of alternative fuels. Some of these fuels can either be blended with petroleum while some are alternatives to petroleum. Using alternative fuels can also help to curb exhaust emissions and contribute to a healthier environment. Most of today's conventional cars, vans, trucks, or buses can already run on some alternative fuels, such as blends of gasoline or diesel fuel that

425

NREL: Wind Research - Facilities  

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Facilities Facilities Our facilities are designed to meet the wind industry's critical research needs with state-of-the-art design and testing facilities. NREL's unique and highly versatile facilities at the National Wind Technology Center offer research and analysis of wind turbine components and prototypes rated from 400 watts to 3 megawatts. Satellite facilities support the growth of wind energy development across the United States. National Wind Technology Center Facilities Our facilities are contained within a 305-acre area that comprises field test sites, test laboratories, industrial high-bay work areas, machine shops, electronics and instrumentation laboratories, and office areas. In addition, there are hundreds of test articles and supporting components such as turbines, meteorological towers, custom test apparatus, test sheds,

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NREL: Technology Transfer - Webmaster  

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Webmaster Webmaster To report any problems on or ask a question about the NREL Technology Transfer Web site, you may contact the Webmaster using the online form below. If you have a question or concern that's not related to this Web site, please see our list of contacts for assistance. To contact the Webmaster, please provide your name, e-mail address, and message below. When you are finished, click "Send Message." NOTE: If you enter your e-mail address incorrectly, we will be unable to reply. Your name: Your email address: Your message: Send Message Printable Version Technology Transfer Home About Technology Transfer Technology Partnership Agreements Licensing Agreements Nondisclosure Agreements Research Facilities Commercialization Programs Success Stories News

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NREL: Photovoltaics Research - Facilities  

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Facilities Facilities NREL's world-class research facilities provide the venue for innovative advances in photovoltaic technologies and applications. These facilities within the National Center for Photovoltaics (NCPV) serve both multi-use and dedicated-use functions. We encourage our research colleagues in industry, universities, and other laboratories to pursue opportunities in working with our staff in these facilities. Dedicated-Use Facilities Photo of a red-hot coil glowing inside a round machine. Research within these facilities focuses on targeted areas of interest that require specific tools, techniques, or unique capabilities. Our two main dedicated-use facilities are the following: Outdoor Test Facility (OTF) OTF researchers study and evaluate advanced or emerging PV technologies

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NREL: Housing Information  

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Housing Information Housing Information Suggestions for where to start looking for short-term housing or apartments in the Golden, Colorado area are provided below. Short-term Housing Biz-Stay: Lakewood, Golden, Evergreen Housing Features: Short term furnished apartments to extended stay hotels Locations throughout the Lakewood-Golden-Evergreen area. Candlewood Suites 895 Tabor Street Golden, CO 80401 303-232-7171, ask for NREL rates or email Lisa.kennedy@ihg.com Housing Features: Pet friendly Free on-site laundry facilities All suites have kitchens Free high speed internet connections in all suites. University Housing Campus Village Apartments at the Auraria Campus University of Colorado Denver, Metro State College campus (May, June, July only) 318 Walnut St. Denver, CO 80204 303-573-5272

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NREL: Geothermal Technologies - Webmaster  

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Webmaster Webmaster Please enter your name and email address in the boxes provided, then type your message below. When you are finished, click "Send Message." NOTE: If you enter your e-mail address incorrectly, we will be unable to reply. Your name: Your email address: Your message: Send Message Printable Version Geothermal Technologies Home Capabilities Projects Publications Data & Resources Research Staff Working with Us News Did you find what you needed? Yes 1 No 0 Thank you for your feedback. Would you like to take a moment to tell us how we can improve this page? Submit We value your feedback. Thanks! We've received your feedback. Something went wrong. Please try again later. NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC.

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NREL: Wind Research - News  

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Below are some select news stories from the National Wind Technology Below are some select news stories from the National Wind Technology Center. Subscribe to the RSS feed RSS . Learn about RSS. January 3, 2014 New Modularization Framework Transforms FAST Wind Turbine Modeling Tool The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently released an expanded version of its FAST wind turbine computer-aided engineering tool under a new modularization framework. January 2, 2014 The Denver Post Highlights the NWTC's New 5-MW Dynamometer On January 2, a reporter from The Denver Post toured the new 5-megawatt dynamometer test facility at the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC). Archives 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 Printable Version Wind Research Home Capabilities Projects Facilities

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Research Advances Cellulosic Ethanol, NREL Leads the Way (Brochure)  

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This brochure highlights NREL's recent advances in cellulosic ethanol production. Research at NREL addresses both biochemical and thermochemical processes.

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China-NREL Cooperation | Open Energy Information  

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Logo: NREL/China Cooperation Name NREL/China Cooperation Agency/Company /Organization National Renewable Energy Laboratory Partner China Sector Energy Focus Area Energy Efficiency, Buildings, Wind Topics Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis, Technology characterizations Website http://www.nrel.gov/applying_t Country China Eastern Asia References NREL's Bilateral Partnerships [1] Abstract NREL supports biofuels, wind, rural electrification, photovoltaics (PV), and buildings projects in China. The biofuels work includes collaboration on ethanol synthesis processes and organism evaluation, pretreatment, and resource supply characterization. "NREL supports biofuels, wind, rural electrification, photovoltaics (PV), and buildings projects in China. The biofuels work includes collaboration

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NREL International Program | Open Energy Information  

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(Redirected from International Program at NREL) (Redirected from International Program at NREL) Jump to: navigation, search Name International Program at NREL Agency/Company /Organization National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector Energy Website http://www.nrel.gov/applying_t References NREL International Program [1] NREL teams with governments, private developers, and international institutions to advance clean energy technology development worldwide through technical expertise and deployment capabilities that support international energy projects and initiatives. Our efforts to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency technology adoption on a global scale include: Multilateral partnerships Bilateral partnerships Climate/environmental initiatives Global energy assessments and knowledge transfer

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NREL: Energy Analysis: Electric System Flexibility and Storage  

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Electric System Flexibility and Storage Electric System Flexibility and Storage Options for Increasing Electric System Flexibility to Accommodate Higher Levels of Variable Renewable Electricity Increased electric system flexibility, needed to enable electricity supply-demand balance with high levels of renewable generation, can come from a portfolio of supply- and demand-side options, including flexible conventional generation, grid storage, curtailment of some renewable generation, new transmission, and more responsive loads. NREL's electric system flexibility studies investigate the role of various electric system flexibility options on large-scale deployment of renewable energy. NREL's electric system flexibility analyses show that: Key factors in improving grid flexibility include (1) increasing the

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Technology Assessment: NREL Provides Know-How for Highly Energy-Efficient Data Centers (Fact Sheet)  

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NREL leads the effort to change how energy is used worldwide by helping identify and eliminate barriers to energy efficiency and clean energy technology deployment. The laboratory takes a portfolio approach that explores the full range of technology options for developing and implementing innovative energy performance solutions. The Research Support Facility (RSF) data center is a prime example of NREL's capabilities and expertise in energy efficiency. But, more important, its features can be replicated. NREL provides custom technical assistance and training for improved data center performance to help our customers realize cost savings.

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Cost Savings and Energy Reduction: Bi-Level Lighting Retrofits in Multifamily Buildings  

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Community Environmental Center implements Bi- Level Lighting fixtures as a component of cost-effective multifamily retrofits. These systems achieve substantial energy savings by automatically reducing lighting levels when common areas are unoccupied. Because there is a lack of empirical evidence documenting the performance of these systems, this paper uses electric consumption data collected from buildings before and after retrofits were performed, and analyzes the cost and consumption savings achieved through installation of Bi-Level Lighting systems. The results of this report demonstrate that common areas that are currently not making use of Bi-Level lighting systems would achieve significant financial and environmental benefits from Bi-Level focused retrofits. This project concludes that building codes should be updated to reflect improvements in Bi-Level Lighting technologies, and that government-sponsored energy efficiency programs should explicitly encourage or mandate Bi-Level Lighting installation components of subsidized retrofit projects.

Ackley, J.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Research - News Release Archives  

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0 0 December 14, 2010 Hydrogen Bus Lets Lab Visitors Glimpse Future The hydrogen bus uses the same basic technology as a conventional gasoline-powered engine but runs on renewable hydrogen. October 25, 2010 New Report Identifies Ways to Reduce Cost of Fuel Cell Power Plants A new report by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory details technical and cost gap analyses of molten carbonate fuel cell and phosphoric acid fuel cell stationary fuel cell power plants and identifies pathways for reducing costs. October 18, 2010 NREL's Hydrogen-Powered Bus Serves as Showcase for Advanced Vehicle Technologies NREL uses its hydrogen-powered internal combustion engine bus as the primary shuttle vehicle for VIP visitors, members of the media, and new employees. The U.S. Department of Energy funded the lease for the bus to

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NREL/Ventyx Utility Rates: What is included? | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

NREL/Ventyx Utility Rates: What is included? NREL/Ventyx Utility Rates: What is included? Home > Groups > Utility Rate Does anyone know what pieces of electric rates are included in the NREL/Ventyx database of rates by utility, i.e. is it supply only or does the file include supply, transmission & distribution costs? Thanks! Submitted by Vbugnion on 27 February, 2013 - 16:25 1 answer Points: 1 Hi Vbugnion, Just to clarify, you're not asking about the OpenEI utility rates, but rather the Ventyx rates found here: http://developer.nrel.gov/doc/api/georeserv/service/utility_rates If so, then the Ventyx rates do include all bundled rates (which includes supply, trans, and distr costs). However, there's a small but non-zero possibility that a few energy-only or delivery-only rates may not have been cleaned

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NREL: Renewable Resource Data Center - PVWatts  

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Center Center Search More Search Options Site Map Logo of PVWatts NREL's PVWattsTM calculator determines the energy production and cost savings of grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) energy systems throughout the world. It allows homeowners, installers, manufacturers, and researchers to easily develop estimates of the performance of hypothetical PV installations. The PVWatts calculator works by creating hour-by-hour performance simulations that provide estimated monthly and annual energy production in kilowatts and energy value. Users can select a location and choose to use default values or their own system parameters for size, electric cost, array type, tilt angle, and azimuth angle. In addition, the PVWatts calculator can provide hourly performance data for the selected location.

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NREL: Biomass Research - National Bioenergy Center  

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National Bioenergy Center National Bioenergy Center The National Bioenergy Center (NBC) was established in October 2000 to support the science and technology goals of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office. Headquartered at NREL, this virtual center unifies DOE's efforts to advance technology for producing renewable transportation fuels from biomass. A primary goal is to demonstrate the production of cost-competitive cellulosic ethanol by 2012. Collaborating with industrial, academic, and other governmental research, development, and commercialization efforts is central to achieving this goal. Mission The National Bioenergy Center's mission is to foster capability to catalyze the replacement of petroleum with transportation fuels from biomass by delivering innovative, cost-effective biofuels solutions.

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NREL: Measurement and Instrumentation Data Center (MIDC) Home Page  

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these stations: NREL these stations: NREL Restore original map zoom magnification Click station on map above or select from drop down and click go NREL Solar Radiation Research Laboratory (BMS) NREL National Wind Technology Center (M2) NREL Vehicle Testing and Integration Facility RSR Solar Technology Acceleration Center (SolarTAC) SOLRMAP Southwest Solar Research Park SOLRMAP University of Arizona (OASIS) SOLRMAP La Ola Lanai (RSR) SOLRMAP Kalaeloa Oahu (RSR) SOLRMAP Tri-State Escalante (RSR) SOLRMAP Loyola Marymount University (RSR) SOLRMAP Utah Geological Survey - State Energy Program (Cedar City) SOLRMAP Utah Geological Survey - State Energy Program (Milford) SOLRMAP Sun Spot Two - Swink (RSR) Oahu Solar Measurement Grid Sun Spot One - San Luis Valley (RSR) Nevada Power Clark Station University of Nevada - Las Vegas Lowry Range Solar Station (RSR) Xcel Energy Comanche Station (RSR) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (RSR) US Virgin Islands Bovoni 2 US Virgin Islands Longford Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) Sacramento Municipal Utility District (Anatolia) University of Texas Panamerican Solar Radiation Lab Humboldt State University (SoRMS) University of Oregon (GPS-based PWV) Elizabeth City State University Bluefield State College South Park Mountain Data San Clemente Island Data Lamar Low-Level Jet Project ARM Radiometer Characterization System (RCS) Go

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NREL: Biomass Research - News Release Archives  

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1 1 October 3, 2011 NREL Issues RFI on Integrated Biorefinery Research Facility Services and Capabilities NREL seeks feedback from industry, academia, and other stakeholders on methods of working with the Integrated Biorefinery Research Facility (IBRF). June 2, 2011 Science & Industry Peers Turn to NREL for Biomass Solutions The biomass industry looks to the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for solutions when it comes to lignocellulosic conversion of biomass to fuels. CELLULOSE editors recently announced that three NREL papers were in the top 10 for most requested articles of 2010. March 9, 2011 NREL Looks to Expand Biofuels Partnerships The Integrated Biorefinery Research Facility (IBRF) at NREL is a place for NREL and industry to test demonstration-scale projects and speed the

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NREL: Technology Transfer - Technologies Available for Licensing  

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Technologies Available for Licensing Technologies Available for Licensing Photo of NREL scientist in the NREL Hydrogen Lab. NREL's scientists and engineers develop award-winning technologies available for licensing. NREL scientists and engineers produce breakthrough and award-winning renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies that are available for licensing. We have many licensing opportunities for NREL-developed technologies, including our featured LED technologies. To see all our technologies available for licensing, visit the EERE Innovation Portal and search for NREL. Learn about our licensing agreement process. Contact For more information about licensing NREL-developed technologies, contact Eric Payne, 303-275-3166. Ombuds NREL strives to quickly resolve any issue or concern you may have regarding

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Evaluation of Stationary Fuel Cell Deployments, Costs, and Fuels (Presentation)  

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This presentation summarizes NREL's technology validation of stationary fuel cell systems and presents data on number of deployments, system costs, and fuel types.

Ainscough, C.; Kurtz, J.; Peters, M.; Saur, G.

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL Helps Cool the Power Electronics in Electric Vehicles (Fact Sheet)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are developing and demonstrating innovative heat-transfer technologies for cooling power electronics devices in hybrid and electric vehicles. In collaboration with 3M and Wolverine Tube, Inc., NREL is using surface enhancements to dissipate heat more effectively, permitting a reduction in the size of power electronic systems and potentially reducing the overall costs of electric vehicles.

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Materials Characterization Laboratory (Fact Sheet), NREL (National...  

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Characterization Laboratory The Materials Characterization Laboratory at NREL's Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) research focus is the physical and photoelectrochemical...

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NREL: Technology Transfer - Ombuds - National Renewable Energy ...  

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Technology Transfer Technology Transfer Ombuds. NREL's Technology Transfer Ombuds offers an informal process to ...

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NREL: Technology Transfer - Clean Energy Investors Directory  

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Technology Transfer NREL is no longer maintaining the Clean Energy Investors Directory due to widely accessible ...

449

Biodiesel R&D at NREL  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Discusses NREL's biodiesel research priorities and some current research results, including those concerning biodiesel quality and stability.

McCormick, R.; Alleman, T.; Barnitt, R.; Clark, W.; Hayes, B.; Ireland, J.; Proc, K.; Ratcliff, M.; Thornton, M.; Whitacre, S.; Williams, A.

2006-02-06T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Technology Transfer - Commercialization Assistance Program  

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Technology Transfer Commercialization Assistance Program. The NREL Commercialization Assistance Program (NCAP) helps emerging ...

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NREL: Technology Transfer - Agreements for Commercializing ...  

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Technology Transfer Agreements for Commercializing Technology. NREL uses Agreements for Commercializing Technology (ACT) when a ...

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NREL: Technology Transfer - Cooperative Research and ...  

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Technology Transfer Cooperative Research and Development Agreements. NREL uses a cooperative research and development agreement ...

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Jobs and Economic Competitiveness  

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in the global renewable energy market. NREL's economic competitiveness analysis efforts focus on assessing: jobs creation, workforce development needs, manufacturing...

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NREL: News - NREL Highlights 2012 Utility Green Power Leaders  

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213 213 NREL Highlights 2012 Utility Green Power Leaders Top 10 programs support more than 4.2 million MWh of voluntary green power June 5, 2013 The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) today released its assessment of leading utility green power programs. Under these voluntary programs, residential and commercial consumers can choose to help support additional electricity production from renewable resources - such as wind and solar - that diversify our nation's energy portfolio and protect our air and water. "Participating in utility green power programs allows consumers to support renewable energy above and beyond what utilities are procuring to comply with state renewable portfolio standards," NREL Analyst Jenny Heeter said. "These utilities are offering first-rate programs that give

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NREL: Technology Deployment - FEMA Engages NREL in Hurricane Sandy Recovery  

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FEMA Engages NREL in Hurricane Sandy Recovery Effort FEMA Engages NREL in Hurricane Sandy Recovery Effort May 8, 2013 Natural Disasters, By the Numbers There have been 144 weather/climate disasters since 1980 in which overall damages reached or exceeded $1 billion. In 2005, the estimated economic loss due to Hurricane Katrina was about $187 billion. In 2012, the estimated total loss due to Hurricane Sandy was $71 billion in New York and New Jersey alone. By the time Hurricane Sandy pounded the East Coast on October 29, 2012, it had grown to be the largest Atlantic hurricane on record-with winds spanning 1,100 miles. The devastation left in its wake affected 24 states with the most severe damage concentrated in New Jersey and New York; total damage topped an estimated $71 billion for the two states alone. For the first time, NREL was funded by the Federal Emergency Management

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NREL: Technology Deployment - NREL's Federal Fueling Station Data Supports  

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NREL's Federal Fueling Station Data Supports Superstorm Sandy Recovery NREL's Federal Fueling Station Data Supports Superstorm Sandy Recovery January 22, 2013 In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, millions of Americans remained without electricity as emergency responders, security officials, and regular citizens all experienced a lack of access to vehicle fuels. As fuel shortages spread and lines grew at the few fueling stations that had electricity, officials from General Services Administration (GSA) Fleet and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate contacted the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) hoping to locate additional fuel provisions from private and federal facilities. FEMP then tapped NREL to provide data on the locations of federally owned fueling infrastructure in

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NREL Photovoltaic Program FY 1993  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report reviews the in-house and subcontracted research and development (R&D) activities under the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Photovoltaic (PV) Program from October 1, 1992, through September 30, 1993 (fiscal year [FY] 1993). The NREL PV Program is part of the U.S. Department of Energy`s (DOE`s) National Photovoltaics Program, as described in the DOE Photovoltaics Program Plan, FY 1991 - FY 1995. The FY 1993 budget authority (BA) for carrying out the NREL PV Program was $40.1 million in operating funds and $0.9 million in capital equipment funds. An additional $4.8 million in capital equipment funds were made available for the new Solar Energy Research Facility (SERF) that will house the in-house PV laboratories beginning in FY 1994. Subcontract activities represent a major part of the NREL PV Program, with more than $23.7 million (nearly 59%) of the FY 1993 operating funds going to 70 subcontractors. In FY 1993, DOE assigned certain other PV subcontracting efforts to the DOE Golden Field Office (DOE/GO), and assigned responsibility for their technical support to the NREL PV Program. An example is the PV:BONUS (Building Opportunities in the U.S. for Photovoltaics) Project. These DOE/GO efforts are also reported in this document.

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NREL: Learning - Student Resources on Bioproducts  

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Bioproducts Bioproducts Photo of a student at a desk. Many of the materials we use in school, such as glue and the plastic for colored markers, can be developed from biomass. The following resources provide information on bioproduct or biobased product technologies. If you are unfamiliar with these technologies, see the introduction to bioproducts. Grades 6-8 NREL Renewable Energy Activities-Choices for Tomorrow Has biomass activities for students. High School and College Level Biomass Pyrolysis Network Provides information on scientific and technological developments in biomass pyrolysis. Printable Version Learning About Renewable Energy Home Renewable Energy Basics Using Renewable Energy Energy Delivery & Storage Basics Advanced Vehicles & Fuels Basics Student Resources

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NREL: Sustainable NREL - Science and Technology Facility  

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Science and Technology Facility Science and Technology Facility The 71,000 sq ft Science and Technology Facility (S&TF), was certified as Platinum in FY 2007 by the U.S. Green Buildings Council under its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Green Building program. It's the first federal LEED® Platinum building. Energy Use The S&TF is a showcase for energy efficiency. The S&TF was designed to provide a 41% reduction in energy cost compared to a standard laboratory building. Its energy-saving features include: Public transportation is located within one-half mile of the S&TF. The roof is ENERGY STAR® compliant (high reflectivity, low emissivity). The building design exceeds ASHRAE 90.1 1999 requirements for energy efficiency. Orientation along an east-west axis so that windows on the north and south

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Chunmei Ban  

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Chunmei Ban Chunmei Ban Scientist III Photo of Chunmei Ban Phone: (303) 384-6504 Email: Chunmei.Ban@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2008 Chunmei Ban graduated from Tianjin University with Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Electrochemistry, and from State University of New York at Binghamton with a Ph.D. in Chemistry. Dr. Ban joined NREL in 2008 and has focused her research on developing new materials for energy storage and conversion. She has extensive experience in synthesis of nanostructured materials, employing electrochemical analytic methods, et-situ/in-situ X-ray diffraction, and electron microscopy for the investigation of electrochemical properties and structure. Her current research is focused on the synthesis and analysis of nano-materials with desirable structures

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Michael Resch  

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Resch Resch Research Scientist Phone: (303) 384-7854 Email: michael.resch@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2008 Michael Resch holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Colorado State University. His dissertation work focused on the biophysical and structural properties of nucleosomes and chromatin arrays in vitro in the laboratories of Dr. Karolin Luger and Dr. Jeffery Hansen at Colorado State University. Dr. Resch's NREL career began in 2008 as a postdoctoral researcher working on enzyme characterization in the context of cellulosomes and free enzyme cellulase and hemicellulase systems. In early 2011, he was hired as a research scientist and has focused on purifying and characterizing cell-free cellulosomes and individual hemi-cellulase enzymes. He uses protein crystallography, small-angle X-ray scattering, analytical

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Pawel Zawadzki  

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Pawel Zawadzki Pawel Zawadzki Postdoctoral Researcher Phone: (303) 384-6444 Email: pawel.zawadzki@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2012 Dr. Pawel Zawadzki joined the Chemical and Materials Science team at NREL in 2012 as a Postdoctoral Researcher. He is a graduate of Warsaw University of Technology and Jules Verne University. He received his Ph.D. in Physics from the Technical University of Denmark, where he worked on first-principles photocatalysis. Research Interests Amorphous materials Thin-film solar cells Photocatalysis Materials for energy storage and conversion Selected Publications Zawadzki P.; Laursen A. B.; Jacobsen K. W.; Dahl S.; Rossmeisl J. (2012). "Oxidative trends of TiO2 - hole trapping at anatase and rutile surfaces." Energy & Environmental Science (Advance Article:2012); Accessed November

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Chaiwat Engtrakul  

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Chaiwat Engtrakul Chaiwat Engtrakul Senior Scientist Photo of Chaiwat Engtrakul Phone: (303) 384-6646 Email: chaiwat.engtrakul@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2003 Chaiwat Engtrakul received his Ph.D. in Inorganic/Materials Chemistry from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 2003, while studying the conduction physics of single molecules in the laboratory of Professor Lawrence Sita. Afterward, he began working at NREL as a postdoctoral researcher in the Nanostructured Materials Group with Dr. Michael Heben to develop new carbon nanotube-based materials for application in renewable energy technologies. During his three-year position his work included the synthesis, purification, and structural characterization of carbon nanotube-based materials. His interest in the physicochemical properties of

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Liping Yu  

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Liping Yu Liping Yu Postdoctoral Researcher Photo of Liping Yu Phone: (303) 384-6455 Email: liping.yu@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2009 Dr. Yu joined NREL in August 2009 as a postdoctoral researcher in the Solid State Theory Team. He received his Ph.D. in physics from North Carolina State University in 2009 under the supervision of Dr. Jerry Bernholc. His research in computational materials science focuses on first principles (DFT) studies of defect, electronic, optical, and dielectric properties of real materials. Currently he works on the computational design and theoretical modeling of renewable energy materials for the Center of Inverse Design, a DOE Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC). Research Interests High-throughput calculations Solar photovoltaic and solid state lighting

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Lin Simpson  

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Lin Simpson Lin Simpson Senior Scientist Photo of Lin Simpson Phone: (303) 384-6625 Email: lin.simpson@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2005 Lin Simpson has a broad background in research, development, and program management. This includes extensive experience in nanotechnology, materials science, physics, and surface science. At NREL, he was the director of the Department of Energy's Hydrogen Sorption Center of Excellence and performs associated advanced materials development and testing. Previously, Dr. Simpson was the Manager of Advanced Programs at ITN Energy Systems, Inc., where he planned, implemented, and managed R&D activities to produce the next generation of enabling technologies for a broad range of commercial applications in technology areas that included: nanotechnology,

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Roman Brunecky  

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Roman Brunecky Roman Brunecky Research Scientist Photo of Roman Brunecky Phone: (303) 384-6878 Email: roman.brunecky@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2007 Roman Brunecky received his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 2007. His advisors were Tatiana Kutateladze and Michael Overduin. He worked on characterizing the interaction between a-synuclein and the C-terminus of the dopamine transporter. At NREL, Dr. Brunecky's research has focused on the development of high-throughput robotic assays for testing the efficacy of biomass conversion enzymes. He has also developed novel robotic methods for both mass spectrometry and x-ray crystallography. Furthermore, he has used his experience in protein expression and purification to identify and characterize novel bioconversion enzymes in conjunction with industrial

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Lauren Magnusson  

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Lauren Magnusson Lauren Magnusson Research Associate Photo of Lauren Magnusson Phone: (303) 384-7725 Email: lauren.magnusson@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2008 Lauren Magnusson received her M.Sc. in Biosystems Engineering from the University of Manitoba in 2008, where she worked under the supervision of Dr. Nazim Cicek. During her time at the U of M, she focused on cellulosic hydrogen production using the bacterium Clostridium thermocellum. Her research showed that long-term, stable H2 production can be achieved during direct fermentation of an insoluble cellulosic substrate under continuous culture conditions, and that C. thermocellum is capable of fermenting complex lignocellulosic materials without pretreament. At NREL, she is currently working with Dr. Pin-Ching Maness on hydrogen production from

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Alberto Franceschetti  

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Alberto Franceschetti Alberto Franceschetti Senior Scientist II Photo of Alberto Franceschetti Phone: (303) 384-6645 Email: alberto.franceschetti@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2004 Dr. Franceschetti received his Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Physics from SISSA in Trieste, Italy, in 1994. He then joined the Solid State Theory Team at NREL as a postdoctoral researcher, and later as a research associate, working on the electronic and optical properties of semiconductor alloys, superlattices, and nanostructures. From 2000 to 2004, he was a research associate professor at Vanderbilt University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where he worked in collaboration with the electron microscopy group at ORNL on topics ranging from nanocatalysis to superconductor grain boundaries and semiconductor/insulator interfaces. In 2004, he returned to

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Venkat Subramanian  

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Venkat Subramanian Venkat Subramanian Research Scientist Phone: (303) 384-7719 Email: venkat.subramanian@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2008 Dr. Venkat Subramanian received his Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati in the year 2008. His research at NREL has focused on understanding the metabolic pathways leading to H2 production in the green alga, Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, using proteomic and metabolomic approaches. He has also been involved in characterizing mutant algal strains that are deficient in fermentative pathways in this organism using omics techniques. His current research focuses on genetically improving the harvesting properties of algae for commercial-scale biofuel production. Dr. Subramanian's Ph.D. thesis involved characterization of cytochrome P450 monooxygenases in the white rot fungus Phanerochaete chrysosporium,

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Kevin Mistry  

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Mistry Mistry Graduate Student Phone: (303) 384-6691 Email: kevin.mistry@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2009 Kevin Mistry graduated from Harvey Mudd College in 2007 with a B.S. in Physics. His undergraduate research included experimental and computational work in condensed matter, plasma, and optical physics. At Harvey Mudd, he studied electron thermalization dynamics in thin gold films using second harmonic generation. After graduation, Kevin spent a year in Austria on a Fulbright fellowship collaborating with an ultracold atoms group in Innsbruck. In 2008, he began his graduate studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder and joined NREL the following summer to work with Dr. Jeffrey Blackburn exploring the electrical and optical properties of single-walled carbon nanotubes.

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Jie Ma  

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Jie Ma Jie Ma Postdoctoral Researcher Photo of Jie Ma Phone: (303) 384-6511 Email: jie.ma@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2010 Dr. Ma graduated from the University of Science and Technology of China in 2004 and received a Ph.D. degree from Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2009. Jie joined the Computational Materials Science Team at NREL as a postdoctoral researcher in March, 2010. He is currently working on computational design and characterization of nanoscale materials for doping, water splitting, and solar cells, using quantum mechanical electronic structure calculation and molecular dynamics simulation techniques. Research Interests Low-dimensional systems (quantum dots, nanotube and nanowires, and surfaces) Doping in semiconductors. Solar cell and water splitting.

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Vladan Stevanovic  

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Vladan Stevanovic Vladan Stevanovic Postdoctoral Researcher Photo of Vladan Stevanovic Phone: (303) 384-7947 Email: Vladan.Stevanovic@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2009 Dr. Stevanović graduated from the Faculty of Physics, Belgrade University and earned his Ph.D. degree from Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in 2009. He has a background in theoretical condensed matter physics and experience in the numerical techniques and computer simulations based on density functional theory that he applied to bulk oxides and oxide surfaces, as well as the gas-phase and supported metallic clusters. He joined the Solid State Theory Team at NREL as a postdoctoral researcher in September of 2009. Vladan is currently working on the high-throughput theoretical prediction of new materials and studying the influence of the

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Nikos Kopidakis  

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Nikos Kopidakis Nikos Kopidakis Senior Scientist Photo of Nikos Kopidakis Phone: (303) 384-6222 Email: nikos.kopidakis@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2001 Dr. Kopidakis received his Ph.D. in 1998 from the University of Crete in Greece. His thesis research focused on defect creation and photoconductivity spectroscopy in hydrogenated amorphous silicon. He then worked for a year as a postdoctoral researcher in the group of prof. Eric Schiff at the University of Syracuse, in Syracuse, New York. There he extended his amorphous silicon work to include photovoltaic devices and their interface and defect spectroscopy. During that time he also worked on dye-sensitized TiO2 solar cells, and in particular on measurements of their unique charge transport and recombination properties. He joined NREL in 2001 as a postdoctoral researcher in the group of Dr.

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Junyi Zhu  

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Junyi Zhu Junyi Zhu Research Associate Photo of Junyi Zhu Phone: (303) 384-6294 Email: junyi.zhu@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2009 Dr. Zhu joined NREL in Sep. 2009 as a postdoctoral researcher in the Computational Materials Science Team. He received his B.A. in physics from the Beijing University, China, and gained his Ph.D. in materials science and engineering in 2009 at University of Utah, under the supervision of Prof. Feng Liu and Prof. G. B. Stringfellow. He is experienced in modeling and simulating of surface related problems, strain and stress effects, and doping in semiconductor materials. Research Interests Doping properties in semiconductors and insulators Stress induced effects Thermal energy storage materials Selected Publications Zhu, J.; Wei, S.-H. (2011). "Tuning doping site and type by strain:

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Qiang Xu  

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Qiang Xu Qiang Xu Postdoctoral Researcher Photo of Qiang Xu Phone: (303) 384-7929 Email: Qiang.Xu@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2009 Dr. Xu graduated from the physics department of East China University of Science & Technology and earned his Ph.D. degree from Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Science in 2008. Qiang worked as a research fellow at Nanyang Technological University for two years. His research is focused on calculating and simulating the fundamental properties and electronic structures of materials using the first-principles method, such as doping in quantum dot and wires, band offset and deformation potential of semiconductors, and strain distribution in quantum dot. Qiang joined the Computational Materials Science Team at NREL as a postdoctoral researcher in March of 2010. Dr. Xu is currently

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NREL: Wind Research - Accredited Testing  

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Accredited Testing Accredited Testing NREL has testing capabilities that are accredited by the American Association of Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA). Currently, NREL is one of only two facilities in the United States that are A2LA accredited. Small and large wind turbines are given a suite of tests that test acoustic noise emissions, duration, load, power performance, power quality, and safety and function. Each of the tests is briefly described below. Tests are performed to International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards and in compliance with NREL's A2LA-accredited Quality Assurance (QA) system. Duration, load, power performance, and safety and function test data are collected using a National Instruments-based data acquisition system and compiled through custom LabVIEW software.

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Xiuwen Zhang  

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Xiuwen Zhang Xiuwen Zhang Subcontractor Photo of Xiuwen Zhang Phone: (303) 384-6442 Email: xiuwen.zhang@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2008 Dr. Zhang joined NREL in March 2008 as a postdoctoral researcher in the Solid State Theory Team. He received his B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University, China, and, in 2008, was granted his Ph.D. in physics from the Institute of Semiconductors in Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China, under the supervision of Prof. Jian-Bai Xia. His research subject was the electrical and magnetic properties of semiconductor quantum dots and wires. During his doctoral study, Xiuwen gained experience as a project officer in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Dr. Zhang currently

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Bing Huang  

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Bing Huang Bing Huang Postdoctoral Researcher Photo of Bing Huang Phone: (303) 384-6465 Email: Bing.Huang@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2010 Dr. Huang joined the Computational Materials Science Team at NREL in 2010. He received his Ph.D. in physics from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2010 under the supervision of Prof. Wenhui Duan. His background is in solid-state physics and materials science based on first-principles electronic and transport calculations. Until now, he has published 20-plus peer-reviewed papers with a total citation of approximately 350 times. Research Interests Low dimensional systems, such as nanotubes, nanowires and graphene. Physical and chemical properties of surfaces, interfaces and superlattices. Mechanical properties and stabilities of low dimensional systems.

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Deanne Sammond  

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Deanne Sammond Deanne Sammond Scientist III Phone: (303) 384-6240 Email: deanne.sammond@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2010 Deanne Sammond received a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Biophysics from the University of North Carolina in 2008. She came to NREL to work in biomass research, with the goal of enhancing the conversion of biomass to fuel by improving the activity/function of cellulases. Her background is in the rational design and biophysical characterization of proteins. This includes the use and development of the protein design software called Rosetta. Dr. Sammond also worked on methods designed to predict sets of mutations to manipulate protein interactions as well as methods for the de novo design of peptides and peptide inhibitors. Selected Publications Sammond, D.W.; Joce, C.; Takeshita, R.; McQuate, S.; Ghosh, N.; Martin,

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Thomas Gennett  

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Thomas Gennett Thomas Gennett Senior Scientist Photo of Thomas Gennett Phone: (303) 384-6628 Email: thomas.gennett@nrel.gov Thomas Gennett is currently a senior scientist at NREL and holds Professor Emeritus of Chemistry and Materials Science status with the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). At NREL, Dr. Gennett leads three distinct projects. One focuses on the mechanism of room temperature hydrogen adsorption for carbon based sorbents, the second on the development of advanced materials for direct methanol fuel cell anode catalysts, and the third on development of next generation transparent conductive oxides (TCOs) for photovoltaic applications. Previously, while a Professor at RIT, he was co-founder and director (2001-2003) of the highly successful NanoPower Research Laboratory. Dr. Gennett has had a strong collaboration

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Klara Maturova  

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Klara Maturova Klara Maturova Postdoctoral Researcher Photo of Klara Maturova Phone: (303) 384-7909 Email: klara.maturova@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2010 Dr. Klara Maturova joined the Chemical and Nanoscale Science Group at NREL in April 2010. Dr. Maturova obtained her M.Sc. degree (cum laude) in July 2005 at the Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic. She did research in the field of scanning probe microscopy and surface plasmon polaritons in the Solid State Physics and Surfaces Group. During her master study, she interned at the Eindhoven University of Technology in The Netherlands, where she researched fullerene molecules on graphite and diamond surfaces. One year later, she bacame a Ph.D. student in Eindhoven's Molecular Materials and Nanosystems Group under the supervision of M. Kemerink and R.

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NREL: Energy Analysis: Transmission Infrastructure  

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Transmission Infrastructure Transmission Infrastructure Grid expansion and planning to allow large scale deployment of renewable generation Large scale deployment of renewable electricity generation will require additional transmission to connect renewable resources, which are wide-spread across the US, but regionally-constrained, to load centers. Long-term transmission planning, based on potential future growth in electric loads and generation resource expansion options, is critical to maintaining the necessary flexibility required for a reliable and robust transmission system. NREL's analyses support transmission infrastructure planning and expansion to enable large-scale deployment of renewable energy in the future. NREL's transmission infrastructure expansion and planning analyses show

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NREL: Technology Transfer Home Page  

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Technology Transfer Technology Transfer Search More Search Options Site Map The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) works with industry and organizations to transfer renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies into the marketplace. Working with Us We offer many opportunities and ways for you to partner with us. Learn more about our technology partnership agreements and services: Agreements for Commercializing Technology Cooperative Research and Development Agreements Technologies Available for Licensing Technology Partnerships Work for Others Research Facilities NREL follows its principles for establishing mutually beneficial technology partnerships. Through our commercialization programs, we work to stimulate the market for clean energy technologies and foster the growth of clean energy start-ups.

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NREL: Technology Deployment - Clean Cities  

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Clean Cities Clean Cities NREL assists the U.S. Department of Energy's Clean Cities program in supporting local actions to reduce petroleum use in transportation by providing technical assistance, educational and outreach publications, and coordinator support. Clean Cities is a national network of nearly 100 coalitions that bring together stakeholders in the public and private sectors to deploy alternative and renewable fuels, advanced vehicles, fuel economy improvements, idle-reduction measures, and new transportation technologies as they emerge. Technical Assistance NREL engineers and researchers provide hands-on technical assistance to help Clean Cities coalitions, stakeholders, manufacturers, and fuel providers overcome obstacles to deploying alternative fuels and advanced

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NREL: Technology Transfer - Commercialization Programs  

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Commercialization Programs Commercialization Programs Through our commercialization programs, we help accelerate the transfer of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies into the marketplace. Clean Energy Alliance The Clean Energy Alliance is an alliance of the nation's top business incubators that provide business services to nascent clean energy entrepreneurs. NREL partners with these elite business incubators to help foster the growth of robust clean energy businesses and commercialize their technologies. Colorado Center for Renewable Energy Economic Development Formerly the Colorado Cleantech Initiative program, the Colorado Center for Renewable Energy Economic Development (CREED) is a joint effort between NREL, the State of Colorado, and affiliated stakeholders to provide

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NREL: Biomass Research - Research Staff  

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Research Staff Research Staff NREL's biomass research staff includes: Management team Technology and research areas Research support areas. Search the NREL staff directory to contact any of the research staff listed below. Management Team The biomass management team is composed of: Thomas Foust, National Bioenergy Center Director Robert Baldwin, Principal Scientist, Thermochemical Conversion Phil Pienkos, Applied Science Principal Group Manager Kim Magrini, Catalysis and Thermochemical Sciences and Engineering R&D Principal Group Manager Jim McMillan, Biochemical Process R&D Principal Group Manager Rich Bain, Principal Engineer, Thermochemical Sciences Mark Davis, Thermochemical Platform Lead Richard Elander, Biochemical Platform Lead Dan Blake, Emeritus Back to Top Technology and Research Areas

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NREL International Program | Open Energy Information  

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Jump to: navigation, search Jump to: navigation, search Name International Program at NREL Agency/Company /Organization National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector Energy Website http://www.nrel.gov/applying_t References NREL International Program [1] NREL teams with governments, private developers, and international institutions to advance clean energy technology development worldwide through technical expertise and deployment capabilities that support international energy projects and initiatives. Our efforts to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency technology adoption on a global scale include: Multilateral partnerships Bilateral partnerships Climate/environmental initiatives Global energy assessments and knowledge transfer Researcher-driven collaboration.[1] NREL International Program Presentation

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NREL: Distributed Grid Integration - Working with Us  

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Working with Us Working with Us NREL's electric infrastructure systems research involves industry, academia, other national laboratories, and various standards organizations through collaborative work and the use of our facilities. Collaborative Work To engage in collaborative work for NREL's distributed energy integration systems, you can: Work with NREL through Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs). This is the most widely used means of industrial collaboration. Participate in subcontracted research. More than half of NREL's budget supports DOE-directed research conducted by large and small private companies, universities, research institutes, and consultants. Pay NREL to conduct research independently through Work for Others (WFOs) or Sponsored Research.

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NREL: Concentrating Solar Power Research - Publications  

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Publications Publications NREL develops publications, including technical reports and papers, about its R&D activities in concentrating solar power, as well as related information. Below you'll find a list of selected NREL publications concerning these activities. Also see TroughNet's publications on parabolic trough technology, and market and economic assessment. For other NREL concentrating solar power publications, you can search NREL's Publications Database. Selected Publications These publications are available as Adobe Acrobat PDFs. Utility-Scale Power Tower Solar Systems: Performance Acceptance Test Guidelines NREL Subcontract Report Author: David Kearney - Kearney & Associates Publication Date: March 2013 Simulating the Value of Concentrating Solar Power with Thermal Energy

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NREL Climate Activities | Open Energy Information  

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Activities Activities Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Climate Activities at NREL Name Climate Activities at NREL Agency/Company /Organization National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector Energy Topics Background analysis Website http://www.nrel.gov/internatio References NREL[1] This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. NREL plays a leading role with international climate and clean energy initiatives that achieve large greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions through accelerated renewable energy (RE) and energy efficiency (EE) use. These include: Low Carbon Communities of the Americas Climate Technology Initiative Integrated Environmental Strategies Program Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change Secretariat for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate

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NREL: Technology Deployment - Building Energy Systems  

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Building Energy Systems Building Energy Systems NREL experts develop comprehensive energy assessments, models, and tools to optimize building systems across energy efficiency and renewable energy while also improving occupant comfort, safety, and productivity. Northeast Denver Housing Center Northeast Denver Housing Center NREL Identifies PV for 28 Affordable Housing Units Boulder County Housing Authority Boulder County Housing Authority NREL Recommendations Lead to 153 Net Zero Energy Residences Expertise and Knowledge NREL offers technical assistance and project development support by working closely with industry partners to research, develop, and deploy advanced building technologies. Examples include: Building Energy Audits and Assessments NREL provides technical assistance, guidelines, checklists, and data

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NREL: News Feature - New Test Facility to Improve Wind Turbines  

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Test Facility to Improve Wind Turbines Test Facility to Improve Wind Turbines December 26, 2013 Two men stand in front of the test equipment in the dynamometer facility discussing work being done. Behind them are two large blue machines that make up the dynamometer test apparatus. A white wind turbine nacelle system is attached to these devices to their left. Enlarge image NREL engineer Scott Lambert (left) and Project Manager Mark McDade discuss calibrations being done on the new dynamometer at the 5-MW Dynamometer Test Facility at NREL's National Wind Technology Center (NWTC). Credit: Dennis Schroeder Premature failures of mechanical systems have a significant impact on the cost of wind turbine operations and thus the total cost of wind energy. Recently, the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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Nuclear Fuel Recycling - the Value of the Separated Transuranics and the Levelized Cost of Electricity  

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We analyze the levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) for three different fuel cycles: a Once-Through Cycle, in which the spent fuel is sent for disposal after one use in a reactor, a Twice-Through Cycle, in which the spent ...

Parsons, John E.

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ECN-NREL Collaboration | Open Energy Information  

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ECN-NREL Collaboration ECN-NREL Collaboration Jump to: navigation, search Logo: NREL-ECN Collaboration Name NREL-ECN Collaboration Agency/Company /Organization National Renewable Energy Laboratory Partner Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands Sector Energy Website http://www.ecn.nl/news/newslet Country Netherlands Western Europe References NREL International Activies Webpage [1] Abstract The National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) has worked with Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands on policy analysis, photovoltaics (PV), wind, and biofuels research collaborations. The National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) has worked with Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands on policy analysis, photovoltaics (PV), wind, and biofuels research collaborations. [1] References ↑ 1.0 1.1 [1]

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NREL: Energy Analysis - News Archive 2005  

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5 5 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 Green Power Marketing Conference Presentations, Award Winners Posted NREL Updates Geospatial Toolkits NREL Debuts State Database on Buying Green Power Strategic Energy Analysis Center Publishes Green Power Reports NREL Releases Estimates of New Renewable Energy Capacity NREL Helps Develop Tool for Evaluating Hybrid Vehicles EERE's Office of Planning, Budget, and Analysis Debuts New Site NREL Presents Papers/Posters on Wind Deployment Systems (WinDS) Model Lab Sponsors Stakeholder Workshop on Energy/Water Issues Modeling Workshop Discusses GIS and Regionalization NREL Publishes New HOMER® Study New Power Technologies Energy Data Book Available On-Line NREL Highlights Leading Utility Green Power Programs

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NREL's Renewable Energy Development Expertise Reduces Project Risks (Fact Sheet)  

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This National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) success story fact sheet highlights a June 2012 solar power purchase agreement between the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority and three corporations. The fact sheet describes how technical assistance from DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory enabled the U.S. Virgin Islands to realistically assess its clean energy resources and identify the most viable and cost-effective solutions to its energy challenges--resulting in a $65 million investment in solar energy in the territory.

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Energy Department, NREL Announce New Research Center to Boost Clean Energy  

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Energy Department, NREL Announce New Research Center to Boost Clean Energy Department, NREL Announce New Research Center to Boost Clean Energy Technologies on a Smarter Grid Energy Department, NREL Announce New Research Center to Boost Clean Energy Technologies on a Smarter Grid June 20, 2013 - 1:00pm Addthis News Media Contact (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON - The Energy Department and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) today announced the Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) in Golden, Colorado, as the latest Energy Department user facility and the only one in the nation focused on utility-scale clean energy grid integration. The facility's first industry partner - Colorado-based Advanced Energy Industries - has already signed on to start work at ESIF, developing lower cost, better performing solar power inverters.

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Biochemical Conversion Pilot Plant (Fact Sheet), NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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Biochemical Conversion Biochemical Conversion Pilot Plant A pilot-scale conversion plant for researchers, industry partners, and stakeholders to test a variety of biochemical conversion processes and technologies. NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. In the biochemical conversion pilot plant, NREL's engineers and scientists focus on all aspects of the efficiency and cost reduction of biochemical conversion processes. Our capabilities accommodate research from bench-scale to pilot-scale (up to one ton per day). NREL's biochemical conversion pilot plant is located in the Integrated Biorefinery Research Facility (IBRF). Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL/PIX 20248

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Energy Department, NREL Announce New Research Center to Boost Clean Energy  

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Department, NREL Announce New Research Center to Boost Clean Department, NREL Announce New Research Center to Boost Clean Energy Technologies on a Smarter Grid Energy Department, NREL Announce New Research Center to Boost Clean Energy Technologies on a Smarter Grid June 20, 2013 - 1:00pm Addthis News Media Contact (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON - The Energy Department and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) today announced the Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) in Golden, Colorado, as the latest Energy Department user facility and the only one in the nation focused on utility-scale clean energy grid integration. The facility's first industry partner - Colorado-based Advanced Energy Industries - has already signed on to start work at ESIF, developing lower cost, better performing solar power inverters.

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Models and Tools Archive  

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Models and Tools Archive Models and Tools Archive Through the years, NREL has developed and supported several models and tools to assess, analyze, and optimize renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. Some of these have been transferred to the private market. This page lists tools we have supported, but that are no longer active. See current models and tools here. ADVISOR (ADvanced VehIcle SimulatOR) Simulate and analyze conventional, advanced, light, and heavy vehicles, including hybrid electric and fuel cell vehicles. In 2003, ADVISOR was commercialized by AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. Hybrid2 Conduct detailed long-term performance and economic analysis on a wide variety of hybrid power systems. RET Finance Calculate the cost of energy of renewable electricity generation