ARPA-E (CHARGES)

Group NIRE in partnership with DNV GL will test energy storage and distributed energy technologies funded by Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). The program for testing these technologies is called Cycling Hardware to Analyze and Ready Grid-Scale Electricity Storage (CHARGES) and testing is expected to begin early 2016. Through CHARGES, ARPA-E will be able to…

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Prototype Turbine

An industry leading manufacturer has deployed two of their next generation prototype turbines at Group NIRE’s field-testing site.

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GLEAMM

The Global Laboratory for Energy Asset Management and Manufacturing (GLEAMM), is a collaborative effort between Group NIRE, the industry and academic and research partners to improve the management of large renewable generation capacity. Group NIRE will develop the largest and most integrated center utilizing field data for testing and certification of cyber security, weather forecasting and…

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Weather Forecasting

The Energy Weather Forecasting project is being developed by Group NIRE in partnership with a Texas Tech University Researcher in Atmospheric Science. The ensemble weather forecast will develop forecast-based sensitivity tools to use for operations within energy, weather, agriculture and transportation industries.

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