The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is a federal laboratory dedicated to research, development, commercialization and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. Historically, NREL has developed a reputation for its research and development of energy technology, but they also focus on working with small businesses to bring technologies from the lab to the marketplace.
NREL concentrates their efforts in the following emerging idustries:
Advanced Vehicles and Fuels
Concentrating Solar Power
Electric Infrastructure Systems
Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
If you have a small business or if your business is disadvanteged, women-owned, or veteran owned, NREL offers:
Cooperative Research and Development Agreements
Technologies Available for Licensing
For more detailed information on how NREL could help your small business, visit the NREL website.