Specialized facilities are essential to the advancement of PNNL’s sponsored research programs and LDRD-funded projects.
Unique facilities at PNNL, including dedicated laboratories for power grid operations, marine sciences, data analytics, and atmospheric sciences, equip researchers to take on some of the most challenging questions, and expand the frontiers of scientific understanding and technological possibility.
In addition to more than two dozen state-of-the-art facilities supporting the laboratory’s missions in scientific discovery, energy resiliency, and national security, PNNL is the steward of two U.S. Department of Energy national scientific user facilities, ARM and EMSL, serving more than 2,000 researchers worldwide each year.
The Advanced Battery Facility was built to bridge the gap between fundamental battery research and commercial-scale battery development. The facility provides an ideal system for exploring a broad range of chemistries and materials.
The Battery Reliability Test Laboratory at PNNL is a world class battery testing facility that has been established to accelerate the development of grid energy storage technologies that will help modernize the power grid.
The Marine and Coastal Research Laboratory, previously known as the Marine Sciences Laboratory, at PNNL-Sequim, has laboratories that are physically-isolated and individually-accessed spaces. The isolations laboratories are connected to the
The DOE’s Office of Electricity has selected PNNL as the site for a new, national grid energy storage research and development (R&D) facility to accelerate the development of the next generation of grid energy storage technologies.
Now in its 15th year, the Institute for Integrated Catalysis (IIC) provides the insight, the synthetic tools, and the engineering concepts to enable chemical and chemical-electrical energy transformations.
The Systems Engineering Building provides unique laboratory space and equipment to advance research in electricity markets, generation, transmission, distribution, and end use, including buildings-grid integration.