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Energy Systems Integration Laboratory

Research in the Energy Systems Integration Laboratory is advancing engineering knowledge and market deployment of hydrogen technologies. Applications include microgrids, energy storage for renewables integration, and home- and station-based hydrogen vehicle fueling.

Photo of researchers running an experiment with a hydrogen fuel cell stack in the Energy Systems Integration Laboratory.

Capability Hubs

The Energy Systems Integration Laboratory offers the following capabilities.


High-Pressure Hydrogen Systems

The high-pressure hydrogen systems test hub includes a Class 1, Division 2 space for performing tests of high-pressure hydrogen infrastructure.

Key Infrastructure

Robotic arm; high-pressure hydrogen; natural gas supply; standalone SCADA; ultra high pure hydrogen; manifold access; Class 1, Division 1 electrical infrastructure


Electrolyzer/Fuel Cell/Sensors Balance of Plant and Components Testing

The Electrolyzer/Fuel Cell/Sensors Balance of Plant and Components Testing hub offers a Class 1 Div 2 lab for performing test of large scale hydrogen fuel cell and electrolyzer infrastructure.

Key Infrastructure

Electrolyzer and balance of plant; deionized water supply; standalone SCADA; REDB access; programmable DC power supply; ultra high pure hydrogen; manifold access; Class 1, Division 1 electrical infrastructure


Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure

The hydrogen fueling infrastructure hub includes a 700-bar hydrogen vehicle fueling station and storage for up to 115 kg (30 kg high-pressure, 80 kg medium-pressure, 5 kg low-pressure).

Key Infrastructure

Large high-pressure storage, hydrogen compressors, pre-cooling units, vehicle fueling dispenser, metering, ultra high pure hydrogen, manifold access


Recent Research

  • Proton Onsite