Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz visited the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on September 11 to dedicate the Energy Systems Integration Facility, the first U.S. research facility on clean energy grid integration and deployment. Secretary Moniz praised the anticipated collaboration between the lab, manufacturers, private industry, and utilities. The following day, Secretary Moniz announced the creation of the National Fuel Cell Technology Evaluation Center to act as a data center for independent analyses of advanced hydrogen and fuel cell technologies; the center will be housed at the facility.