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NREL Launches New International Consortium To Advance High-Tech Mirrors Used in Solar Plants

GOLDEN, CO. (Dec. 20, 2021) — The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), joined by our partners at Sandia National Laboratories and the Australian Solar Thermal…


New Materials, Efficiency Upgrades Advancing Solar Technologies

The growth curve for solar power continues its upward trajectory, thanks to technologies such as perovskites, heterojunction solar cells, and energy storage systems designed to complement rooftop solar. New inverters…


Energy Earthshots: Are We Closing in on the Hydrogen Economy?

Many consider the “hydrogen economy” (the idea that all our energy needs could be provided by hydrogen) a pipe dream, since current solutions to the green energy crisis are critically lacking in…


'Best Is Yet to Come' for Energy Storage Technology

Advancements in batteries, along with an improved regulatory environment and more investment, could make this decade the Roaring ’20s for energy storage. Many areas have been considered a focus for…


GE, Labs Join Project for 3D-Printed Wind Turbine Blades

Three GE business units will partner with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) to develop and demonstrate an integrated additive manufacturing process for high-performance…