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Photo of a group of men in front of a computer visualization screen.

NREL's energy systems integration research capabilities include high-resolution data visualization. Here, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz experiences a 3D wind turbine model during a tour of the Energy Systems Integration Facility.
Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL

NREL has unique research capabilities, experienced staff, and state-of-the-art equipment to find solutions to the challenges of effectively integrating clean energy technologies with the existing electric power system.

NREL's research capabilities in energy systems integration are focused in three areas: