Energy Storage - March 5, 2019
The Greater Boston Food Bank has posted a 75% reduction in energy use during targeted peak hours and substantial cost savings since the beginning of the year after installing a new thermal energy storage (TES) system for the refrigeration units at its 117,000 square-foot, high-efficiency Yawkey Distribution Center in South Boston.
Microgrids - February 18, 2019
As part of Costa Rica’s goals of achieving carbon neutrality by 2021, its electric grid has experienced frequent outages as it transitions to renewable generation. This case study, presented by Enel X, spotlights the path of Establishment Labs, a medical manufacturer looking to integrate solar-plus-storage to power critical equipment when the grid goes down.
Microgrids - February 11, 2019
A microgrid project at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar will be expanded to boost resilience by adding energy storage to the microgrid and integrating demand side management. Upon completion, the project will incorporate a total of five distributed energy resources (DER)
Energy Storage - February 5, 2019
Kingston Technology will add a 1.5 MW solar power and battery storage construction project at its corporate headquarters in Fountain Valley, Calif.
Energy Storage - January 25, 2019
Michigan’s first-ever rooftop solar array and battery storage system has begun operation at the Bridge Street Market and adjoining buildings within Circuit West, a 13-block district of Grand Rapids. The system includes nearly 1,800 solar panels accompanied nearby by a 500-kilowatt battery.
Energy Efficiency - January 11, 2019
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has ordering 194 electric-hybrid buses to help the state reduce emissions and noise pollution on its transit bus routes.
Distributed Energy Resources - January 9, 2019
As one of the most energy-intensive urban environments in the world, New York City faces a significant challenge in maintaining reliable access to power during periods of high demand for electricity. This case study, presented by Enel X, showcases how an apartment complex in Brooklyn integrates distributed energy resources to improve access to independent power while reducing energy spend and maximizing incentive earning.
Energy Storage - January 8, 2019
Maharishi University of Management (MUM) in Iowa premiered a new solar power plant that also incorporates battery energy storage, calling it the first system of its kind in the Midwest. The system is expected to cut utility costs by 30%.