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The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is based in Golden, Colorado and is the "only national laboratory solely dedicated to advancing renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies from concept to commercial application." Another aspect of NREL's work involves the creation of high-quality educational resources for those persons who would like to learn more about renewable energy. Visitors will note that the site contains five primary areas, including Renewable Energy Basics, Using Renewable Energy, and Student Resources. Under Renewable Energy Basics, visitors will find succinct summaries of renewable energy sources that include solar, wind, and biomass power. Moving on, the Using Renewable Energy area includes information designed to help different types of users, including electricity providers, farmers, homeowners, and small business owners. Finally, the Student Resources area includes materials for high school and college students, such as fact sheets on biofuels and comprehensive sites on biomass usage.

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  • Science > General
  • Science > Technology
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Technology
  • Education > General

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    English

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