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As renewable energy gains momentum, engineers will play an important role in building sustainable clean energy solutions. This collection highlights the latest research in solar, wind, and nuclear power.

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Energy Blog: Clean Energy Infrastructure Can Be a Win for Rural Areas

January 06, 2021

A plan of action against climate change can bridge the rural-urban divide by bringing opportunities to places eager for jobs and economic growth while helping the nation meet decarbonization targets.

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Hydrogen Evolution or Revolution?

December 10, 2020

Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe. Engineers are working to overcome the challenges to producing hydrogen fuel at scale and adapting gas turbines to burn it.

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Podcast: NREL's Walt Musial Talks Offshore Wind

November 24, 2020

New market research shows offshore growth up 19 percent.

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Video: Technology Advances Solar Power

October 19, 2020

As the demand for cheaper and more sustainable energy grows, solar cell researchers are making technology breakthroughs that could lead to more efficient energy production.

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QUIZ: What Do You Know About Small Nuclear Reactors?

October 09, 2020

Test your knowledge of small nuclear reactors with this quiz.

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Infographic: Coal Power Fades

July 09, 2020

The pandemic-related economic shutdown cut electricity demand. In response, utilities turned off their coal plants.

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Energy Blog: The Oil Industry is Part of the Solution

February 04, 2020

Activists want to punish the petroleum industry, but it has the technological chops to tackle climate change.

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7 Questions with GE Renewable Energy CTO Danielle Merfeld

December 09, 2019

The CTO of GE Renewable Energy Danielle Merfeld is optimistic about the future of renewable energy and believes digitalization will make it more cost-effective and reliable.

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QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Wind Power?

August 09, 2019

How much do you know about wind power? Take this quiz to find out.

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