Vehicle Testing and Integration Facility; NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
Engineers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL’s) Vehicle Testing and Integration Facility (VTIF) are developing strategies to address two separate but equally crucial areas of research: meeting the demands of electric vehicle (EV) grid integration and minimizing fuel consumption related to vehicle climate control. Dedicated to renewable and energy-efficient solutions, the VTIF showcases technologies and systems designed to increase the viability of sustainably powered vehicles. NREL researchers instrument every class of on-road vehicle, conduct hardware and software validation for EV components and accessories, and develop analysis tools and technology for the Department of Energy, other government agencies, and industry partners.
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- Related Information: April 2015. Supersedes January 2012 version (BR-5400-53297)
- Research Org:
- National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
- Sponsoring Org:
- USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Vehicle Technologies Office (EE-3V)
- Country of Publication:
- United States
- 33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; VEHICLE TESTING AND INTEGRATION FACILITY; VTIF; ELECTRIC VEHICLE GRID INTEGRATION; PLUG-IN ELECTRIC VEHICLE; PEV; VEHICLE CLIMATE CONTROL; SMART GRID; PASSENGER THERMAL COMFORT
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