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Researchers from 45 countries descend on Vancouver for week of ceramics, energy, and environment

By Eileen De Guire / June 17, 2015

This week’s 11th CMCEE conference attendees grapple with the ceramic materials aspects of energy and environmental technologies.

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Clean Energy Alliance, DOE partner to support commercialization of clean energy technologies

By / October 21, 2010 reported that the Clean Energy Alliance, the national association of clean energy business incubators, announced the formation of the Department of Energy Small Business and Clean Energy Alliance Partnership. The announcement was made today at the National Renewable Energy Lab’s 23rd Industry Growth Forum. With the support of a $1.2 million grant of Recovery…

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Sandia, NREL now have 180-teraflop computer for energy modeling

By / April 30, 2010

Sandia National Lab and the National Renewable Energy Lab have just unveiled a nice, new tool: a 180-teraflop supercomputer designed and built by the Sun/Oracle and Intel corporations. The specs for the computer, nicknamed Red Mesa, were developed jointly by SNL and NREL, although the computer is physically located at SNL. Red Mesa is the…

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2011 ‘Solar Decathlon’ building, materials innovation contest names student teams

By / April 15, 2010

The DOE just release the names of the 20 teams (some from multiple schools) who will be competing in next year’s Solar Decathlon that will take place in Washington, D.C., in the fall 2011. Every two year, selected teams get an opportunity display some remarkable approaches to energy-efficient construction, appliances and use of novel materials.…

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Contaminated sites to be used to develop renewable energy

By / February 28, 2010

The EPA and the DOE’s National Renewable Energy Lab are evaluating the feasibility of developing renewable energy production on Superfund, brownfields and former landfill or mining sites. Superfund sites are the most complex, uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites identified by EPA for cleanup due to the risk they pose to human health or the…

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Video of the week: The role of R&D in renewable energy

By / December 30, 2009

Dan Arvizu, Director of the National Renewable Energy Lab, discusses the role of research and development in the age of renewable energy. Run time 1 hour.

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NREL’s State of the State report: How green is your state?

By / November 30, 2009

Last month, the National Renewable Energy Lab released their State of the State report – a 231 page document (PDF) that tracks the progress of renewable energy development, as well as the policies and support mechanisms being implemented to encourage this development. The exhaustive report provides a detailed picture of the status of renewable energy…

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