Category: Utilities
Sumitomo Group Commissions Large-Scale Battery Storage System in PJM

Sumitomo Group Commissions Large-Scale Battery Storage System in PJM

In addition to microgrid deployments, advanced battery energy storage systems are also increasingly being used by utilities and independent system operators (ISOs) responsible for ...

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5 Unstoppable Drivers Of Microgrid Growth in 2016

5 Unstoppable Drivers Of Microgrid Growth in 2016

You may not be surprised that we are bullish on microgrids, but we are unaware of an argument against significant microgrid growth in the coming years. By definition, microgrids ...

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ComEd To Build New Rockford Microgrid; Reduce Extreme Weather Security Risks

ComEd To Build New Rockford Microgrid; Reduce Extreme Weather Security Risks

ComEd recently announced plans for a new microgrid at Chicago Rockford International Airport, which will create between 300-400 jobs,  and cost between $30-$40 million. It’s a ...

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Google, Duke Join in Sourcing Data Center Power from New NC Solar Facility

Google, Duke Join in Sourcing Data Center Power from New NC Solar Facility

Data Centers are among the largest and fastest growing consumers of electricity in the United States. According to NDRC, data centers are one of the "key drivers in the ...

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Over 1400/13GW of Microgrid Deployments Tracked in Over 100 Countries

Over 1400/13GW of Microgrid Deployments Tracked in Over 100 Countries

The global number of microgrid deployments is on the rise as governments, communities, corporations, utilities and others seek to enhance energy efficiency, security and grid ...

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Transmission Charges Penalize Local Clean Power in California

Transmission Charges Penalize Local Clean Power in California

Transmission Access Charges (TAC) are fees designed to pay for the state’s transmission system, operations and maintenance, amortization of capital, and return-on-equity. TAC ...

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Mexico Announces First Electricity Market Auction Guidelines

Mexico Announces First Electricity Market Auction Guidelines

Mexico's Secretary of Energy Pedro Joaquín Coldwell this morning announced the guidelines that will govern the country's first electricity market auction. The auction will open ...

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Duke Energy Gets Bullish on ¨Green¨ Microgrids

Duke Energy Gets Bullish on ¨Green¨ Microgrids

The nation's power utilities are facing pressures of unprecedented breadth and depth – from reducing greenhouse gas emissions and pollution to keeping up with new, cleaner and ...

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Hawaiian Electric Launches $2.1MM Distributed Energy Storage Program

Hawaiian Electric Launches $2.1MM Distributed Energy Storage Program

Integrating electricity produced by solar and wind energy systems on to power grids has quickly become a major cause for concern among U.S. utilities, grid operators and ...

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Texas Microgrid Demonstration and Education Center by S&C and Oncor

Texas Microgrid Demonstration and Education Center by S&C and Oncor

Oncor Microgrid and Technology Demonstration and Education Center (TDEC) in Lancaster, Texas   sandcelectric Subscribe344

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