The Kestrel high-performance computing system at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory accelerates energy efficiency and research at a pace and scale more than five times faster than NREL's previous supercomputer, Eagle. Finding ways to efficiently cool down data center facilities is important in a carbon-free future. Photo by Werner Slocum, NREL

NREL Joins $40 Million Effort To Advance Data Center Cooling Efficiency

ARPA-E Program Creates More Energy-Efficient Data Centers, Reducing Carbon Emissions and Mitigating Climate Change The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) joined a $40 million program led by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to radically rethink how components within data centers are cooled. Among the 15 … [continued]

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$42 Million to Strengthen Reliability, Resiliency, & Affordability of America’s Power Grid

Funding for 15 Research and Development Projects Across 11 States Will Bolster Efficiency of Grid Operations and Prevent Outages, Supporting President Biden’s Efforts to Modernize America’s Electric Grid and Achieve a Net-Zero Economy by 2050  WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $42 million for 15 projects … [continued]