The following workshops were hosted by NREL about energy systems integration and the Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF).
October 2012: Increasing the Value of Microgrids through Focused RD&D
Information included an overview of commercial microgrids, research opportunities, and future research topics to address.
September 2012: Electrical Visualization and Operations
Included presentations from NREL and PNNL, roundtable discussions, and information visualization capabilities at the ESIF.
August 2012: Integrated Deployment
Included information about NREL and the ESIF, and roundtable discussions of deployment challenges to address through partnerships.
August 2012: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
Two-day workshop included roundtable discussions, information about composite data products, and hydrogen and fuel cell grid integration.
May and June 2012: From the Building to the Grid: An Energy Revolution and Modeling Challenge
Two-day workshop included information on energy systems integration and the ESIF, roundtable discussions, and development of future research topics.
October 2011 ESIF Workshop
Information included final plans for the ESIF, facility capabilities, R&D needs, and working with NREL at the facility.
October 2008 ESIF Workshop
Stakeholders provided feedback on the proposed design and functionality of the ESIF.