News releases issued by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
Nearly 30 College Teams Meet at NREL for Sustainable Home Design Challenge
Twenty-eight teams from U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities will converge on the Energy Department’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colo., from April 26-28 to present their zero-energy ready home designs to panels of industry experts as part of the Energy Department’s Challenge Home Student Design Competition.
NREL’s Work for the U.S. Navy Illuminates Energy and Cost Savings
Field demonstrations of newly proven energy efficient technologies are yielding valuable results for the U.S. Navy, helping it meet energy goals. In partnership with the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) recently demonstrated eight technologies at installations in Hawaii and Guam, and the initial results have encouraged the Navy to move forward with broader implementation of several of the energy efficiency technologies.
Energy Systems Integration Facility Named Lab of the Year
The editors of R&D Magazine have named the Energy Department’s Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) as the 2014 Laboratory of the Year. Located on the campus of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colo., research at ESIF transforms how the nation generates, delivers and uses energy by modernizing the interplay between energy sources, infrastructure, and data.
Fairview High School Wins 24th Colorado Science Bowl
Students from Boulder’s Fairview High School beat out 47 other teams to win today’s Colorado Science Bowl. They will represent Colorado at the Energy Department’s (DOE) National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C., April 24-28, where they will compete against more than 400 students from 70 high schools for the national title.
Students from 48 Colorado High Schools to Compete in Colorado Science Bowl
On March 1, hundreds of Colorado high school students will be racking their brains to quickly find answers to rapid-fire questions at the 24th Colorado Science Bowl from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Dakota Ridge High School, 13399 W. Coal Mine Ave., Littleton. Forty-eight teams will face off as scientists and volunteers from the Energy Department’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) quiz them with science and math questions. The winning team advances to DOE’s National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C. April 24-28, where more than 400 students from 70 high schools will compete for the national title.