Electric Power Research Institute

Learn about NREL's partnership projects with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI).

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NREL, EPRI Validate Advanced Microgrid Controller with ESIF’s Virtual Microgrid Model

NREL is working with EPRI to validate the performance of a Spirae-developed microgrid controller that can manage 1–10 MW of aggregated generation capacity.

Photo of Researcher Bethany Sparn with a communicating pool pump that can adjust its speed to provide grid services

EPRI Validates Grid Benefits of Connected Devices at the ESIF

NREL and its partners have validated ways in which smart, connected devices enable more clean energy technologies on the electric power grid.