Energy Technologies Area

What We Do
Research

Our research is guided by the most pressing challenges of our time. From developing strategies to fight the Climate Crisis to fixing our nation's infrastructure to addressing inequity through energy justice, our research has real-world impact across sectors.

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Strategic Initiatives

Learn about the Energy Technologies Area's strategic research initiatives and ten-year milestones. Our Strategic Plan covers ETA's priority research areas: energy storage, resilience, integrated energy systems, the water-energy nexus, and science of manufacturing.

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Our Divisions

Our researchers are organized into four research Divisions, which are dedicated to science and delivering results that are tangible. Our Divisions host expertise and facilities and foster partnership to bring energy solutions to the world.

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Energy Storage Virtual Field Trip Series Banner ImageEnergy Storage Virtual Field Trip Series

Join Berkeley Lab’s Energy Storage Center +  SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory for a virtual field trip seminar series exploring the sometimes surprising role energy storage plays in the world around us.

To learn more, sign up for upcoming virtual field trips, and watch the event recordings, including a virtual trip to the International Space Station, visit secretlifeofenergystorage.lbl.gov.


Why GEBs?

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Reduction in CO2 emissions per year by 2030 from national GEBs adoption*

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Equivalent CO2 emissions reductions from national GEBs adoption*

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Equivalent CO2 emissions reductions from national GEBs adoption*

Grid-Interactive Efficient Buildings (GEBs) are becoming an important resource for the electric grid in the United states. By reducing and shifting the timing of electricity consumption, GEBs could decrease CO2 emissions by 80 million tons per year by 2030.
*A National Roadmap for Grid-Interactive Efficient Buildings. 2021.
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