Lab Space

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The NextEnergy Center features over 18,000 sq. ft. of build-to-suit, leasable lab space. Lab partners are in close proximity to NextEnergy’s multiple platforms to demonstrate, test and validate various advanced energy and transportation technologies. For more information, please contact Jim Saber at 313-833-0100 ext. 240 or saberj@nextenergy.org

Lab Features

  • Access to material handling equipment
  • Fiber optic, high-speed internet available via MERIT network
  • Three-phase electrical power
  • Water
  • Compressed air and natural gas
  • Access to Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
  • Access to electrical test and measurement systems and equipment, such as:
    • Programmable load banks
    • Revenue grade power meters
    • Power quality meters
  • Scheduled access to meeting spaces (auditorium, atrium, meeting rooms)
  • Secure 24-7 access and on-site gated parking
  • Eight inch reinforced concrete floors
  • Eight foot interior doors to main hallway
  • Two hour fire rated walls
  • Proximity to the Microgrid Pavilion, NextHome, EV infrastructure and Alternative Fuels Platform
  • Exterior doors (labs 1, 2 and 3)
  • Safety ventilation (labs 2 and 7)

Lab Partners

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Event Space

The NextEnergy Center features 10,000 sq. ft. of leasable event space.

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Lab Space

The NextEnergy Center features over 18,000 sq. ft. of built-to-suit, leasable lab space.

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Testing and Validation Space

The NextEnergy Center features multiple platforms to demonstrate, test and validate various advanced energy and transportation technologies.

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Featured Programs

NextEnergy is engaged in collaborative projects with advanced energy and transportation companies, leveraging knowledge, testing capabilities, and laboratories in an independent and secure environment.

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