Establishment of the National Battery Testing Centre


This project is developing a centre for providing nationwide testing, validation and certification services for battery energy storage systems. The capability generated by the National Battery Testing Centre will enable existing and emerging Australian industries to enter the rapidly expanding energy storage market with safe and efficient energy storage solutions. 

The National Battery Testing Centre (NBTC) was established at QUT to test multiple types and sizes of battery systems in real-world conditions for Australian applications.

NBTC also has unique capabilities to fabricate and test pilot quantities of custom Lithium-ion (Li-ion) cells. Our Centre is a part of the Future Battery Industries CRC that brings together 50 partners from Australian industry (raw materials, minerals, chemical precursors, etc.), Federal and State Governments and academics to support Australia’s developing battery storage industry.

Funding / Grants

  • Future Battery Industries CRC

Other Team Members

Chief Investigator: A/Prof Maggie Gulbinska 

AA batteries, close-up.