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Join us as we transform an historic power plant into a world-class center, a cradle for invention and a catalyst for new energy innovation and technological advancement.

We Envision a Brighter Future

The EPI stands for Energy, Partnerships and Innovation. 

The center will be a place where visionary entrepreneurs, technologists and communities will come together to create a brighter energy future. This dynamic complex will set the bar for new and interactive forms of innovation and development in the new energy realm.

Incubator

Collaborative co-working creative spaces for new energy start-ups

Think Tank

Designed to advance the fundamentals of new energy

Fabrication Laboratory

A makerspace to prototype, test, and explore solutions

Exhibit Space

Interactive exhibits and structural artifacts will convey the center's history

Conference Center

An auditorium and conference spaces to host industry and like-minded stakeholders

Outdoor Venues

Terraces, gardens, a restaurant, learning zones and performance spaces to cater to visitors of all ages

The Vision

EPIcenter will be the hub for new energy technology innovation, education and community engagement, and entrepreneurial incubation and ideation.

Our Mission

We are transforming a historic power plant into a world-class center that will serve as a cradle for invention and a catalyst for new energy innovation and advancement. 

The building and its unique history and location in the middle of a lauded urban riparian restoration, San Antonio’s Mission Reach, present multiple opportunities to educate with low-impact design, LEED standards, passive and active solar power, and other energy-efficient features.

History

EPIcenter will be housed at the long-vacant Mission Road Power Plant on the Mission Reach less than two miles from downtown San Antonio.

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Education

EPIcenter will be a place for all ages to learn about new energy technology, the history of energy production and how electricity gets made today and in the future.

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Fabrication Laboratory

Where academia, energy companies, public sector and the community come together to explore new technologies related to the new energy industry.

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Think Tank

EPIcenter will foster new ideas and breakthroughs and publish best practice recommendations for the new energy sector.

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