Facilities & Capabilities

ORNL has unique facilities to conduct research in the power systems arena. The facilities give ORNL an ability to examine concepts and equipment to better understand their capabilities and performance to ensure reliable operation in the field. ORNL is a direct serve customer of TVA and owns its distribution system, which gives the Lab unique capabilities. Additionally, ORNL utilizes both industry standard simulation software and laboratory custom-developed software tools for modeling & analysis.

 

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is managed by UT-Battelle for the Department of Energy