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New Process Helps Overcome Obstacles to Produce Renewable Fuels and Chemicals

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 03:00
There’s an old saying in the biofuels industry: “You can make anything from lignin except money.” But now, a new study may pave the way to challenging that adage. The study from the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) demonstrates a concept that provides opportunities for the successful conversion of lignin into a variety of renewable fuels, chemicals, and materials for a sustainable energy economy.

Two NREL Scientists Named to Highly Cited Researcher List

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 03:00
Two scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory have been included in Thomson Reuters' Highly Cited Research list for the thousands of citations of their work by fellow researchers over the past decade.

NREL Research Earns Two Prestigious R&D 100 Awards

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 03:00
A growth system that can produce thin solar cells quickly and at low cost, and an ultra-efficient supercomputer platform – both developed or advanced by the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and its partners – have been named among this year’s most significant innovations by R&D Magazine.