NextEnergy Center

  • Facility Description: NextEnergy’s facilities feature approximately 18,500 square feet of laboratory space for lease based on availability. High-bay lab space in eight labs. Available for lease to companies, both large and small. Wet labs. Electrical and mechanical labs.NextEnergy’s leasable facilities feature one of the first microgrid research pavilions in the nation.
  • Technology Sectors Supported: Agriculture, Chemicals & Advanced Materials, Energy Efficiency, Green Buildings, Information & Communication Tech, Power Generation, Smart Grid, Transportation & Mobility, Waste
  • Special Equipment/Services: Microgrid pavilion. Residential home with solar and DC-DC distribution. Commercial space with solar and DC distribution. Hydrogen and biofuels fueling platform with biofuels blending. SCADA systems. EV platform with various EV charging and systems. Building management systems (BMS) and home energy management systems (HEMS). Proximity to the Alternative Fuels Platform for testing and validation with capability to deliver a broad range of alternative fuels, including bio, synthetic fuel and others. Proximity to Microgrid Pavilion for testing and validation of new power generation ideas and technologies. Laboratory spaces with approximately 27 feet vertical bay space, 8 inch reinforced concrete floors, 2-hour fire rated walls, emergency egress doors, zonal wet sprinkler fire suppression system, pre-municipal oil/water separation, and overhead door access. Full utilities, including single and 3 phase 480V/208V/120V electrical sources, compressed air, natural gas, cold water, heating & cooling, and telephone and Ethernet cabling to an intermediate distribution frame.


461 Burroughs
Detroit , MI 48202

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