2023 DMREF announcement

Scientists funded to teach computers how to accelerate the development of the next generation of more affordable and efficient solar cells.

Sept. 25, 2023

Through a combination of simulation, machine learning, synthetic chemistry, and structural characterization this national collaborative team will accelerate the discovery

Forbes article on Prometheus Materials

How to build a climate-friendly skyscraper: Start small. Petri-dish small

Sept. 14, 2023

Prometheus Materials, co-founded by RASEI Fellow Jeff Cameron, has a solution for replacing one of the biggest contributors of greenhouse gasses, financial backing from Microsoft and an aggressive plan to scale up quickly.

Elisa Miller-Link

Profile: Elisa Miller-Link

Aug. 1, 2023

Distinguished Researcher Elisa Miller-Link has forged a reputation as a passionate supporter of mentorship during her 10 years at NREL.

Birdie Carpenter

Profile: Birdie Carpenter

July 14, 2023

Alberta (Birdie) Carpenter, one of seven newly named NREL Distinguished Researchers, enjoys science but also embraces unexpected opportunities.

electrochemical recycling of plastics

The future of recycling could one day mean dissolving plastic with electricity

July 3, 2023

This collaborative team, led by RASEI Fellow Oana Luca and including RASEI Director Seth Marder describes new approaches to PET recycling.

Julie Lundquist

Profile: Julie Lundquist

July 1, 2023

Highlighted in NREL's July 2023 Newsletter, Lundquist is a professor in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and has a courtesy appointment in the Department of Applied Mathematics, both at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder). She’s also a fellow in the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (a joint institute between CU Boulder and NREL) and joint appointee at NREL.

Rob Tenent looking at a window being installed

NREL Windows Research Clearly Making a Difference

June 20, 2023

Find out more about this collaborative work being led by RASEI Fellow Rob Tenent

Kyri Baker leaning against her car

Do You Even Decarbonize, Bro?

April 24, 2023

RASEI Fellow Kyri Baker is featured in this article that explores reasons to be optimistic and excited about the clean energy transition.

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TEAMUP Consortium funded to develop more stable and affordable tandem solar cells

April 20, 2023

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New materials research at CU Boulder will help develop high-efficiency solar cells

April 19, 2023