Batteries are used in everything from electric vehicles, power tools, electronics and grid-scale energy storage systems. The battery testing and research laboratories at Southwest Research Institute help government and industry develop new energy storage technologies and ensure the quality and safety of current and future battery technology.
Battery Testing Facility Services
Our in-depth expertise, broad experience and extensive battery testing facility services and equipment help address technology challenges in the development of energy storage systems. We work with battery systems for electric, plug-in and hybrid electric vehicles. Our Energy Storage Technology Center integrates multidisciplinary expertise in automotive, electrical, chemical and mechanical engineering. We are researching ways to improve storage for battery systems such as lithium ion, advanced lead acid, flow batteries, ultra-capacitors and battery management systems. We are fully compliant with government, industry, safety and environmental regulations for battery testing and research.
Electric Vehicle Batteries
- Battery Abuse Testing
- Battery Safety Testing
- Electrified Vehicle and Energy Storage Evaluation (EVESE) Consortium
- Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Battery Testing Laboratory