Grid Integration
Capabilities and Facilities

Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems

A member of the Fraunhofer CSE DEES team sets up a sensor package for data acquisition.



  • Field & Laboratory Testing, Validation, and Demonstration Support of power conversion, smart grid, and distribution automation technologies
  • System Design and Feasibility Assessment for deployment of distributed energy resources
  • Data Acquisition, Monitoring, and Control Solutions for integrated energy systems in both real-world and laboratory contexts
  • Policy & Technology Assessment of systemic impacts of renewable generation, distributed energy resources, and smart grid technologies

Lab and Outdoor Testing Facilities

The Smart Grid team has indoor testing capabilities in the Center headquarters in Boston and also takes advantage of the outdoor testing capabilities in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Revere, Massachusetts.