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Under the current U.S. Department of Energy contract, in place October 1, 2008, Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Alliance) manages and operates NREL. Alliance is a limited liability company that is equally owned and governed by Battelle and MRIGlobal.
A prime goal of Alliance is to ensure that NREL becomes the catalyst for the creation of a renewable energy epicenter. Initially, it will be centered at the Laboratory, but will eventually expand to help bring about global adoption of clean energy. Alliance wants to create an opportunity for NREL to become the focal point for renewable energy?a "Silicon Valley for renewables.
The contract is valued at approximately $1.1 billion, subject to annual appropriations, over a five-year period. The contract may be extended for up to five additional years.
Alliance is confident in NREL?s ability to achieve national energy goals and has a bold vision and clear concept for its future.
Through growth and investment, NREL will drive market-relevant technology innovations, accelerate technology commercialization and deployment, lead insightful analysis, create a ?Campus of the Future? and foster the best work environment possible.