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LUBBOCK, TX (November 9, 2017) – Group NIRE, hosted various industry partners, Texas Tech researchers and board members for a ribbon cutting event of the met tower commissioned at their field site located north of the Reese Technology Center. The event took place Thursday Nov. Read more

Upgrading the nation’s interconnected system of electricity production and transmission to improve reliability, security, and economy requires innovative solutions and highly qualified professionals to operate and maintain new smart grid technologies. NETL is playing an important role in both grid improvements and workforce development.

Take, for example, a new technology called a phasor measurement unit, or PMU, which monitors electrical properties like voltage, current, and frequency at precise locations and times throughout the entire grid. Read more

LUBBOCK, TX (August 1, 2017) – Group NIRE has selected Texas Tech University Graduate Student Shamsul Arefeen to help support them in a four-year project for the Department of Energy.

The DOE has selected Group NIRE and its partner DNV GL to test energy storage and distributed energy technologies. The project will be called “Cycling Hardware to Analyze and Ready Grid-Scale Electricity Storage (CHARGES).” Read more

GLEAMM wind turbine

LUBBOCK, TX (May 9, 2017) – The Global Laboratory for Energy Asset Management and Manufacturing (GLEAMM) has deployed a solar array at the Reese Technology Center to help students understand the relationship between solar energy and battery storage.

“Understanding this relationship will prepare students for the workforce as the electric grid becomes increasingly modernized,” Group NIRE CEO Mark Harral said. Read more

Energy Storage Systems

LUBBOCK, TX (January 31, 2017) – Energy Storage Systems is scheduled to test their breakthrough 400kWH Iron Flow Battery (IFB) this fall at Group NIRE’s facility.

Energy Storage Systems (ESS, Inc.) was launched in 2011 by a team with deep experience in fuel cells, electrochemistry, advanced material science, and renewable energy. Read more

Herold Logo colorLUBBOCK, TX (September 22, 2016) – Herold, a startup company founded by Texas Tech University and Group NIRE has won $100,000 in funding at the 2016 GLEAMM Challenge in Lubbock, TX.

The Global Laboratory for Energy Asset Management and Manufacturing (GLEAMM) Challenge is an energy technology competition where innovative Texas Tech University students, faculty and staff showcase their world-changing ideas to compete for funding. Read more