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Energy Systems Integration Facility Insight Center

Located adjacent to the Energy System Integration Facility's High Performance Computing Data Center, the Insight Center uses advanced visualization technology to provide on-site and remote viewing of experimental data, high-resolution visual imagery, and large-scale simulation data.

Photo of researchers studying data on a 3-D power system profile depicting the interaction of renewable energy resources on the grid.

Key Infrastructure and Services

  • Stereoscopic immersive environment composed of six projectors that illuminate two surfaces, the wall and the floor, which can be used in conjunction with an optical tracker
  • Large, 14-megapixel rear-projected image display
  • Collaboration room with multiple workspaces
  • On-site and remote viewing of experimental data, high-resolution visual imagery, and large-scale simulation data

Types of Research

  • Analysis of large-scale simulations, ensembles of simulations, and highly detailed visual analytics displays
  • Exploration of and interaction with complex data in new ways that promote and accelerate understanding and innovation

Recent Projects

Developing cost-effective manufacturing process with Abengoa

Using smart inverters for grid stability with Duke Energy

Demonstrating voltage regulation with GE Grid Solutions

Modeling Pena Station NEXT with Panasonic


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