Cell Prototyping Facility

A lithium-ion cell winder used to manufacture 18650 cells that support the Battery Safety R&D program. Sandia has long maintained an energy storage prototyping and fabrication capability in support of its national security mission. As we have expanded our energy storage R&D into areas applicable to commercial applications, we have also adapted [...]

By | 2018-07-30T21:43:30+00:00 May 14th, 2012|Comments Off on Cell Prototyping Facility

A Model for the Nation: Promoting Education and Innovation in Vermont’s Electricity Sector

We are pleased to announce the publication of "A Model for the Nation: Promoting Education and Innovation in Vermont's Electricity Sector," a 70-page report summarizing the activities and outcomes of our Vermont-Sandia partnership's initial year. This document speaks to the broad collaborative effort involved, to the strong and enduring partnership, now formally known as the [...]

By | 2016-12-02T18:49:15+00:00 May 8th, 2012|Climate, Customers & Partners, Energy, Energy Surety, Infrastructure Security, News, Partnership, Photovoltaic, Publications, Renewable Energy, Solar, Wind Energy|Comments Off on A Model for the Nation: Promoting Education and Innovation in Vermont’s Electricity Sector

Building a Microgrid

By Copyright © 2011 Albuquerque Journal Michael Hartranft Journal Staff Writer Japanese firms partner with labs, PNM, Mesa del Sol on project A collaborative U.S.-Japanese project that will use the Aperture Center at Mesa del Sol as the centerpiece for a smart grid technology demonstration is on track to go on line by [...]

By | 2016-12-02T18:49:20+00:00 October 17th, 2011|Customers & Partners, Energy Assurance, Energy Surety, Infrastructure Security, Microgrid, News, Partnership|Comments Off on Building a Microgrid


Sandia National Laboratories’ researchers publish their research in journal articles, technical reports, presentations, books, and multimedia. Use the links below to browse titles and publications from our energy programs. Search & Browse Energy Program Publications: Access select publication citations and full-text when available. Search All Sandia Publications: Search all of Sandia's research, results, [...]

By | 2020-03-11T14:37:10+00:00 March 29th, 2011|Comments Off on Publications

National Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)

The National Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Test Bed is a DOE Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) -sponsored resource to help secure our nation’s energy control systems. It combines state-of-the-art operational system testing facilities with research, development, and training to discover and address critical security vulnerabilities and threats to the energy [...]

By | 2018-07-30T18:51:41+00:00 January 27th, 2011|Comments Off on National Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)

Energy Surety Microgrid™

Energy Surety MicrogridTM (ESM) The Sandia-developed methodology presents a new paradigm in the production of our nation’s power – embracing the concept of “think globally, act locally,” but utilizing an innovative and practical approach. ESM methodology directly links energy surety (safety, security, reliability, sustainability, and cost effectiveness) with critical power needs.   It does this [...]

By | 2016-12-06T22:39:10+00:00 January 27th, 2011|Comments Off on Energy Surety Microgrid™

Battery Abuse Testing Laboratory (BATLab)

At the Battery Abuse Testing Laboratory (BATLab), a Sandia researcher prepares to test a battery pack to determine its response under abuse conditions. The Battery Abuse Testing Laboratory (BATLab) at Sandia is an internationally recognized leader in energy storage system safety research. The BATLab is committed to serving the energy storage community [...]

By | 2019-11-20T21:30:37+00:00 December 13th, 2010|Comments Off on Battery Abuse Testing Laboratory (BATLab)

Energy Storage

Sandia provides energy storage technologies and integrated solutions for large-scale adaption of energy storage across the electricity infrastructure. An Increasing Need for Energy Storage To serve the needs of a 21st century consumer base, the U.S. power grid must adapt to the emerging challenges and opportunities facing the country. Continuing changes in both state [...]

By | 2020-02-25T15:37:01+00:00 November 10th, 2010|Comments Off on Energy Storage

Electric Grid

Modernizing our electrical grid is a tremendous undertaking, requiring the coordination and collaboration of a wide range of stakeholders spanning federal and local governments, the energy industry, electric utilities and—perhaps most importantly—the myriad of consumers. Sandia supports national efforts to modernize the electric grid by developing new transformational energy technologies; analyses of the technical, economic, [...]

By | 2020-06-19T18:56:06+00:00 November 9th, 2010|Comments Off on Electric Grid