Renewable Energy Storage Laboratory

Research Facility



Renewable Energy Storage Laboratory
Dalhousie University
Halifax
Nova Scotia (NS)

The Renewable Energy Storage Laboratory (RESL) at Dalhousie University conducts research on energy storage technologies to support the increased integration of renewable energy with the electricity grid. The demands placed on the electricity grid by the principal sectors (residential, commercial, industrial) vary throughout the day. Renewable resources such as the wind, sun, and tides vary independently of demand, and consequently require energy storage to bridge the gap periods.

The principal objective of the team is the development of reliable, efficient, and effective electricity storage systems. Current areas of focus include experimental battery systems, bi-directional charger/inverters, as well as models and simulation of renewable generators and buildings.

  • Engineering - Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical
  • Automotive
  • Clean Technology
  • Construction (including Building, Civil Engineering, Specialty Trades)
  • Defense and Security Industries
  • Energy (Renewable and Fossil)
  • Professional and Technical Services (including Legal Services, Architecture, Engineering)
  • Transportation
  • Utilities

Contacts



Lukas Swan
lukas.swan@dal.ca
9028300349
Associate Professor

Equipment



Battery Power Cycler
Gustav Klein / Green Light Innovations
100 kW, 2 channel

Cycling battery packs

  • 2 channel
  • 800 VDC
  • 400 ADC
  • 100 kW

Battery Power Cycler
Arbin

Cycling battery cells or modules

  • 5 channels
  • 0-20 VDC
  • 100 ADC

Thermal chamber
CSZ

Battery test chamber temperature control

  • -70 C to +200 C
  • 1 cubic meter capacity

Fume hood

For dissection and analysis of batteries

2' x 5' fume hood


Battery

We have batteries from many major manufacturer worldwide in all sizes, formats, chemistries, thermal designs, etc.

Date submitted: Wed, Aug 1, 2018 11:37 AM
Date updated: Wed, Aug 1, 2018 12:05 PM

2018-08-01T12:05:32+00:00