Alstom entered the North American market with Group NIRE through the deployment of the ECO-86 wind turbine prototype at Group NIRE's field site.
Group NIRE was selected by Gamesa in 2013 to deploy the 2MW G114 wind turbine prototype. The G114 was commissioned mid-March 2014.
Group NIRE, in partnership with Texas Tech University, Sandia National Laboratories and Vestas, built and deployed the new Scaled Wind Farm Technology ("SWiFT") facility.
April of 2016, saw the testing and certification of Hover Energy's new wind turbine prototype at Group NIRE's testing site at the Reese Technology Center in association with Texas Tech University.
Group NIRE recently partnered with Dark Cubed to test out its new Cyber Security platform with a goal of testing and certification to provide a fully commercialized, easily deployable cyber security platform.
Partnered with Texas Tech University and McAfee, Group NIRE was able to deploy and test a new cyber security product with a goal to provide security for applications and a new commercial solution.
1 MW Lithium-Ion Battery
Group NIRE and Texas Tech were selected by the Center for Commercialization for Electric Technologies to deploy a 1 MW Lithium-Ion Battery.
Group NIRE in partnership with DNV-GL has tested energy storage and distributed energy resources under CHARGES.
Energy Storage Systems
Energy Storage Systems was launched by a team with experience in fuel cells, electrochemistry, advanced material science, and renewable energy.
ITN Energy Systems
ITN is developing a vanadium redox flow battery for commercial energy storage, which would be efficient than today's energy storage systems.
Energy Management System
The ARPA-E funded, DOE NODES program is an effort by ARPA-E to fund development of innovative and disruptive technologies for real time management of distribution and transmission networks.
Phasor Measurement Units
Partnered with Texas Tech University, Sandia National Laboratories and the Southwest Power Pool, Group NIRE has conducting testing and operations of PMU's deployed at the testing site.
Energy Weather Forecasting
The Energy Weather Forecasting project is being developed by Group NIRE in partnership with Texas Tech University Researcher in Atmospheric Science.