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Fundamental Chemical Metrology

The Chemical Sciences Division serves as the Nation’s reference laboratory for chemical compositional measurements and standards to enhance U.S. … more

Smart Grid Program

The objective of the Smart Grid Program is to develop and deploy advances in measurement science to enable integration of interoperable and secure … more

Building Integration with Smart Grid

New measurement science and industry standards are needed to enable building systems and consumers to interact with a future “smart grid,” which … more

Smart Grid System Testbed Facility

NIST is charged by the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) with facilitation of interoperability standards to enable successful … more

Power Conditioning Systems for Renewables, Storage, and Microgrids

The introduction of variable renewables, storage and microgrids into today’s electrical grid requires conversion of electric power from one form … more

Hydrogen Storage Optimization in Thin Film Combinatorial Alloys

Discovery of novel materials for hydrogen gas storage has prompted new avenues of research towards developing hydrogen as an alternative fuel. … more

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