Research Infrastructures

ATENEA MICROGRID

ATENEA microgrid is basically oriented to applications in the industrial environment and initially designed to supply energy to some of the loads of the Wind Turbine Test Laboratory (LEA) and part of the lighting of the Rocaforte Industrial Area.

CENER

Spain

Electrochemical energy storage

Advanced Materials for Energy (M4E) Laboratory

The Advanced Materials for Energy (M4E) of Institut de Recerca en Materials de Catalunya (IREC) is an infrastructure fully equipped with cutting-edge equipment for the synthesis and full characterization of a broad spectrum of materials as well as the prototyping and testing of novel technologies for energy storage.

Fundació Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya (IREC)

Spain

Electrochemical energy storage
Chemical energy storage

BAT-LAB

BATLAB CNR ITAE is a multidisciplinary research lab in which innovative and SoA electrochemical storage technologies are investigated by physico-chemical and engineering approaches.

Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche (CNR)

Italy

Electrochemical energy storage

Bat-Lab

The Bat-Lab infrastructure at SINTEF Industry covers the value chain of battery manufacturing from materials synthesis to pouch cell assembly, including electrochemical characterization and long-term testing.

SINTEF AS

Norway

Electrochemical energy storage

BattLab

Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Austria

Battery Test Facility

The EDF Battery testing platform includes several labs that covers all TRL’s.

EDF

France

Electrochemical energy storage

BioREP

The BIOREP facility is a high pressure set up to perform percolation and transfer experiments on fluid-rock interactions under a large range of pressure and temperature conditions, while continuously monitoring geochemical and bio-geochemical evolution.

BRGM

France

Chemical energy storage
Thermal energy storage
Cross-cutting

Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage (BCES)

The University of Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage (BCES) & Energy Innovation Centre (BEIC) are cross-campus initiatives with thermal energy storage research hub at the School of Chemical Engineering.

University of Birmingham

United Kingdom

Thermal energy storage

Birmingham Energy Innovation Centre (BEIC)

The University of Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage (BCES) & Energy Innovation Centre (BEIC) are cross-campus initiatives with thermal energy storage research hub at School of Chemical Engineering.

University of Birmingham

United Kingdom

Thermal energy storage

CRESCO

All computing facilities in ENEA are integrated within ENEAGRID, an infrastructure for distributed computing over 6 sites whose main facilities are the HPC CRESCO clusters.

ENEA

Italy

Cross-cutting

CT-ST, Testing Benches for TESs

The testing rig for thermal energy storage and hybrid chillers/heat pump is located in CENTROPROVE and was designed to supply the power and temperature levels needed for the operation of low temperature thermal energy storage systems and generally thermally-operated systems.

Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche (CNR)

Italy

Electrochemical energy storage
Thermal energy storage
Cross-cutting

CheMaMSE laboratories

The CheMaMSE Laboratories allow to carry out activities over the entire value chain associated with the R&D of electrochemical energy conversion and storage devices (e.g., secondary batteries, fuel cells, redox flow batteries).

University of Padova

Italy

Electrochemical energy storage
Chemical energy storage