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Helping meet the escalating global demand for energy

From helping make nuclear power safer, to boosting the output of solar panels, 3M Science helps you meet the always-on expectations of an energy-driven world.


Power Generation Energy Solutions

  • 3M has more than a decade of experience making solar energy a practical reality.

    We offer proven tapes, advanced films, and coatings that help improve performance and weatherability, while driving down cost per watt.

    Solar Module Manufacturing

    Solar Installation

  • We help the wind industry achieve performance and reliability in harsh environments.

    From specialized wind protection tapes, to vortex generators, to electrical splices, 3M provides products and technologies for building and maintaining wind applications around the world.

  • Our advanced materials are fundamental in maintaining safety in commercial nuclear power operations.

    3M™ Stable Isotopes are used for neutron absorption, nuclear chemistry, and nuclear fuel control. They’re fundamental building blocks that help operations run smoothly and safely.

Supporting Products

Related 3M Power Generation Solutions

  • Fossil Fuels

    From exploration and production, to transport and refining, 3M supplies thousands of products to the global oil and gas industry.

    We offer a wealth of innovative solutions to promote safety, improve productivity, and extend the life of assets.

    Oil & Gas Products

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    Fuel Cells

    With assistance from 3M materials science, fuel cells are helping to power a more secure, sustainable future.

    Nextel for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs)

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    Cryogenic Insulation

    Efficient, durable thermal insulation for the cryogenic storage of gases and liquified gases like hydrogen, nitrogen, liquid natural gas, oxygen, and argon. Reduce your boil-off rate, lower your material and fuel costs while increasing tank capacity, insulate your storage vessels with a robust material that can withstand transport and thermal cycling, and capitalize on the growing hydrogen economy.

    Cryogenic Insulation Solutions

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