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NREL adds power, improves research at Flatirons Campus (Text Version)

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Increasing power capacity at NREL's Flatirons Campus

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Expands the research capabilities to explore integrated energy systems at scale

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and distributed energy resource interactions with the grid.

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By boosting power form 10 megawatts (MW) to 19.9 MW, the power upgrade

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Can improve our understanding of how renewable energy technologies interact with the electric grid.

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Flatirons Campus researchers and collaborators can now more effectively study

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the performance, cost, reliability, sustainability, and resilience of complex hybrid energy systems,

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supporting a national power grid that is fed by higher-levels of renewable energy.

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Learn more about how NREL is #TransformingEnergy through renewable energy research at nrel.gov.