Technology Development, Validation, Demonstration, and Deployment
NREL has expertise across a range of technology development, validation, demonstration, and deployment activities that address trade-offs across the energy-water-land nexus and integrated, hybrid power systems.
NREL offers the following technology development, validation, demonstration, and deployment support capabilities.
High-performance computing and 3D visualization capabilities to analyze high-fidelity data and real-time flows of energy and water into and out of systems
Evaluation of Horizon of Viability Optimization Engine for Sustained Power to Critical Infrastructure, 2022 IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois Conference Paper (2022)
Improving the Performance of Integrated Power-Hardware-in-the-Loop and Quasi-Static Time-Series Simulations, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics (2021)
Diesel Generator Controller Evaluation via Controller-Hardware-in-the-Loop for Various Microgrid Operation Modes, 2019 IEEE Power & Energy Society Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Paper (2019)
Alternative Water Treatment Technologies for Cooling Tower Applications, NREL Technical Report (2018)
Energy-Water Microgrid Opportunity Analysis at the University of Arizona’s Biosphere 2 Facility, NREL Technical Report (2018)
Floating Photovoltaic Systems: Assessing the Technical Potential of Photovoltaic Systems on Man-Made Water Bodies in the Continental United States, Environmental Science and Technology (2018)
Senior Engineer, Water-Energy Nexus