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.

Organisation

CENER

Country

Spain

Technology

Electrochemical energy storage

TRL Level

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.

Organisation

Fundació Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya (IREC)

Country

Spain

Technology

Electrochemical energy storage
Chemical energy storage

TRL Level

1-3, 4-6

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.

Organisation

Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche (CNR)

Country

Italy

Technology

Electrochemical energy storage

TRL Level

1-3, 4-6

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.

Organisation

SINTEF AS

Country

Norway

Technology

Electrochemical energy storage

TRL Level

1-3, 4-6

BattLab

Organisation

Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Country

Austria

Technology

TRL Level

Battery Test Facility

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

Organisation

EDF

Country

France

Technology

Electrochemical energy storage

TRL Level

1-3, 4-6, Above

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.

Organisation

BRGM

Country

France

Technology

Chemical energy storage
Thermal energy storage
Cross-cutting

TRL Level

1-3, 4-6

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.

Organisation

University of Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

Technology

Thermal energy storage

TRL Level

1-3, 4-6

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.

Organisation

University of Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

Technology

Thermal energy storage

TRL Level

1-3, 4-6

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.

Organisation

ENEA

Country

Italy

Technology

Cross-cutting

TRL Level

4-6

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.

Organisation

Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche (CNR)

Country

Italy

Technology

Electrochemical energy storage
Thermal energy storage
Cross-cutting

TRL Level

4-6, Above

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).

Organisation

University of Padova

Country

Italy

Technology

Electrochemical energy storage
Chemical energy storage

TRL Level

1-3, 4-6