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American Solar Energy Society Supports the National Renewable Energy Laboratory

In response to anticipated budget cuts, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colo. on Monday announced a "voluntary separation program," offering buyouts to up to 150 employees. In response to the news, the American Solar Energy Society expressed support for the laboratory's mission. "Since 1974 the National Renewable Energy Laboratory has been a key driver of technology innovation in American industry," noted ASES President Susan Greene. "The lab's dramatic progress in improving the efficiency of solar and wind power in particular have triggered massive growth of clean-energy industries around the world. "The American Solar Energy Society encourages the lab's management to preserve and expand its research programs," Greene said. "Those programs are critical to American competitiveness as renewable energy industries achieve mainstream economic vitality world...

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