Monday, May 14th marked a new partnership with Rocky Mountain power to provide Electric Vehicle chargers for public access. The chargers were installed earlier this year and have been in use by staff members prior to this official ceremony. In order to reduce load on the power grid, solar chargers are currently being used at the EVR facility and more will be installed through this partnership.
The Utah Power Electronics Lab (UPEL) is pleased to announce the completion of a successful battery test with Electric Power Systems (EP Systems) and NASA. The test was performed in the USU BLAST lab, a facility jointly funded by USTAR and EPS, and recently retrofitted for battery testing. This test was performed on a battery pack designed for use in NASA’s X-57 manned aircraft, the first manned X-Plane in more than two decades.
The second annual SELECT meeting and technology showcase will be held on September 26-27, 2017