Winning the race for new technology via public-private partnership: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to NREL PPP programs and projects


This year at ABLC Next, NREL’s Rich Bolin, gave us an overview of partnership perspective, opportunities and past performance.  Signature companies are engaged, in the space — advanced manufacturing, fuels, power, chemicals, and much more.

Public-private partnership has been on a lot of minds of late — on the blackboard, an ideal way to combine resources, stretch budgets and accelerate and “go lean” on development of important technologies; in practice, not always for the faint of heart. Some do it better then others.

How does it work, work well, work best? Here’s the overview as presented at ABLC Next in San Francisco.