BEST T&CC Test Programmes

Test programmes available at the DNV GL BEST Test & Commercialization Center (BEST T&CC) range from cell characterization to storage system extended application cycling.

BEST Test & Commercialization Center
  • Cell characterisation
    • capacity, efficiency, SOC / DOD, life, safety
  • Cell application performance
    • utility level applications
  • Stack level testing
  • Battery module performance
  • Storage system basic operation and safety
    • safety and failure modes, responsiveness
  • Storage system interconnection compliance
    • harmonics, surges, power factor, loss of grid / islanded (1547)
  • Storage system performance
  • Storage system extended application cycling (temperature / humidity / abuse)
  • Field commissioning and extended testing

Technologies supported at BEST T&CC
We support a wide range of large- and small-scale storage technologies including:

  • Cells and batteries
    • lithium ion
    • nickel based, sodium nickel and sodium sulphur
    • redox flow and flow batteries
    • metal air
    • lead acid (VRLA)
  • Super-capacitors