Photos: National Renewable Energy Lab's newest facility -- a sneak peek

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ESIF in the context of the surrounding NREL campus
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Construction workers inside a narrow hallway of the ESIF

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Future site of the Energy Storage Laboratory, which will concentrate on the integration of energy storage systems, like battery technologies, with the utility grid

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Benjamin Kroposki, NREL's director of energy systems integration, standing above a laboratory that can be viewed by visitors in a hallway one floor above, designed specifically for tours

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For more specifics on the different laboratories, NREL has an interactive web feature that allows viewers to take a look inside each section of the new facility and view a map layout of the ESIF.

More from our Environment archive: "Dick Lamm, Denis Hayes on progress of National Renewable Energy Lab 35 years later."

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