Developing innovative capabilities for electric energy devices and systems
The Electrification and Energy Infrastructures Division, or EEID, is targeting breakthroughs to improve the reliability, sustainability, and efficiencies of energy storage systems, electric grid protections and controls, and advancements in power electronics. The division comprises internationally recognized staff who possess expertise encompassing nearly all areas of applied science and engineering.
The Electrification and Energy Infrastructures Division utilizes the resources of the Grid Research Integration and Deployment Center (GRID-C) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The 52,000 sq. ft GRID-C facility is a national showcase for energy systems research and development. By co-locating R&D in energy storage, power and energy systems, power electronics, sensors and controls, data science and modeling, and cybersecurity, GRID-C enables breakthroughs to support a resilient and secure power grid
The unique, multipurpose research environment at GRID-C is available to industry, academic, and government partners who wish to access its state-of-the-art capabilities and world-class expertise to mutually develop innovative technologies for grid security, resilience, and reliability.