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Improving Energy Storage and Grid Capabilities

We enable and accelerate the development and adoption of new advanced technologies for sustainable transportation, renewable power and energy efficiency. We work closely with academic, government and industry partners to conduct foundational and applied research that provides the groundwork for the development of transformative new energy technologies in the areas of energy storage and conversion, electrical grid, advanced materials for the energy infrastructure, science of manufacturing and water-energy nexus.

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Join Berkeley Lab’s Energy Storage Center +  SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory for a virtual field trip seminar series exploring the sometimes surprising role energy storage plays in the world around us.

To learn more, sign up for upcoming virtual field trips, and watch the event recordings, including a virtual trip to the International Space Station, visit secretlifeofenergystorage.lbl.gov.


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