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Think big. Think broadly. Think boldly. Bring NREL your biggest energy challenges. We'll solve them together.
At the Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF), NREL offers partners access to an award-winning, state-of-the-art lab space and specialized scientists and engineers to help move new technologies forward.
The ESIF was designed to be a connection point where industry, academia, and government could work together on the most complex and important global energy challenges of our time. Learn about our user access program.
ESIF User Call for Allocation Requests
The annual user call for proposals is now open for projects focused on advancing grid modernization, energy systems integration, and renewable generation. Allocation decisions are anticipated to be made in October 2017, and recipients of accepted proposals will be granted access to the ESIF’s capabilities beginning as early as November 2017. Learn more.
Partner with Us
With our combination of cutting-edge facilities and team of scientists and engineers, NREL works with partners on transformative projects at the ESIF.
Learn about our technology partnership agreements.