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NREL’s 2019 Partner Forum Convenes More than 200 from Industry, Government, and Academia Seeking Common Solutions to Shared Energy Challenges

In her opening-day keynote, Xcel Energy Colorado President Alice Jackson told attendees of NREL’s 2019 Partner Forum that the solution to today’s energy challenges “is not in this room yet. The thing that’s going to solve all this is probably stuck in some middle schooler’s head.” Photo by Dennis Schroeder/NREL

Challenge: Coordinating Efforts

Challenge: Looming Renewable Deadlines

NREL Director Martin Keller, with ExxonMobil Vice President of Research and Development Vijay Swarup, discussed the challenges and opportunities of “electrons to molecules” in meeting tomorrow’s energy demands. Photo by Dennis Schroeder/NREL

Challenge: Security and Resiliency

Challenge: Storage

Challenge: Electrons to Molecules

More than 200 attendees from the private sector, government entities, and academia, along with NREL researchers, convened to discuss the energy challenges of tomorrow at the laboratory’s 2019 Partner Forum. Photo by Dennis Schroeder/NREL

Challenge: Scale

The Solutions are Out There

Today’s Middleschooler Could be Tomorrow’s Solution



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