Research & Development
The AVESTAR® R&D program is dedicated to accelerating progress toward achieving operational excellence of energy systems from smart plant to smart grid. Key areas of research include:
R&D objectives and goals are aimed at safe and effective operation of energy systems for optimal efficiency, while protecting the environment.
The Center offers unique collaborative R&D opportunities with leading simulation and energy experts. Key benefits for collaborating partners include:
- Collaboration with energy experts and research leaders in dynamics and control
- Access to real-time, high-fidelity dynamic simulators and 3D virtual immersive training systems
- Leveraging of world-class training and research facilities
R&D collaborations can be conducted through cooperative research and development agreements (CRADAs) to form partnerships with the private sector, academia, and other government entities.