TodayOctober 25, 2021

NREL and the internet

Golden, CO – There maybe hope for countries getting along yet! Our Federal government, commonly known as your tax dollars at work, is collaborating with each other and sharing information in order to make your life easier!

Debbie Brodt-Giles, Sr. Project Leader, Center for Transportation Technologies and Systems for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) talked about what is available now and what will be available in the future.

Currently NREL offers a website ( that gives information about Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center. But there are other government websites that we can go to and find even more information, such as

Brodt-Giles says that in about six months all of these websites will be integrated on a backend that will allow you to access all of these databases in one place.

The site is going to be the Virtual Information Bridge for Energy efficiency and renewable energy. Fleets, consumers and policy makers can access this one-spot shopping for information.

The website address hasn’t been decided upon, but once it is the url will be here.

Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.