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Heliostats and a solar tower at the Ivanpah Solar Project, owned by NRG Energy, Bright Source Energy, Bechtel, and Google. Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL.

Heliostat Consortium Publishes Annual Report Highlighting Impactful Technical Projects, Partnerships With Industry

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Heliostat Consortium (HelioCon), co-led by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and joined by partners at … [continued]

Modeling and analysis from NREL transportation researchers showed that a small commercial fishing vessel named I Gotta could be retrofitted with a hybrid battery-diesel system. The boat will make history as one of the first low-emissions fishing vessels ever deployed in Alaska. Photo by Eric Jordan via NREL

Battery-Electric Fishing Vessel Marks A Sea Change For Small Commercial Fishers

On a brisk morning this fall, a 46-foot commercial fishing boat will cruise into the cold waters of Sitka, Alaska, … [continued]