National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

NREL Research Illuminates Optimistic Future for Vehicle Electrification

The transportation sector is the largest source of carbon dioxide emissions in the nation, and electric vehicles (EVs) offer a promising ­­pathway toward decarbonization. With decreasing purchase prices, charging improvements, cleaner electricity, and consumer and industry support, the future of EVs has never been brighter. Cutting-edge research from the National … [continued]

Google & NREL Collaborate To Incorporate Energy Optimization Into Google Maps Route Guidance

To take a bite out of transportation energy use and emissions and combat climate change, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is partnering with Google to develop more eco-friendly routing in Google Maps. “Google approached us after learning about our sustainable mobility research and transportation energy analysis capabilities,” said Jeff … [continued]