Microgrids - December 10, 2018
Pitt Ohio, a regional trucking and logistics company, will deploy a renewable energy microgrid at its trucking terminal in Parma, Ohio. The microgrid uses solar, wind power and battery-based energy storage to optimize on-site power and distribution for cost and reliability
Distributed Energy Resources - December 7, 2018
In response to growing interest in Distributed Energy Resources (DER) among corporate and institutional energy buyers, Smart Energy Decisions has announced the launch of an innovative new event focused on helping large electric power users understand the opportunity and offer a roadmap for success in the adoption of DER.
Energy Efficiency - December 1, 2018
It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read energy articles from around the web:
Energy Storage - November 30, 2018 - By Michael Pariser
This column by EDF Renewables North America asks, what do you do with too much of a good thing—namely an oversupply of cheap solar during daylight hours? The answer could be battery storage systems.
Energy Storage - November 29, 2018
Arsenal Football Club has installed a battery storage system at Emirates Stadium in London. The 3MW system will store enough energy to run the stadium for 90 minutes, the length of a match. The system is the largest at any sports ground in the UK.
Energy Storage - November 26, 2018
This case study, presented by Enel X, breaks down how Algoma Orchards leverages energy storage and DER optimization software to transition its facility’s load on and off the grid automatically and seamlessly—reducing energy spend without disrupting site-level productivity at the facility.
Energy Storage - November 16, 2018
Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Stem, Inc. announced the launch of a new partnership on advanced energy storage systems that will assist Ontario industrial manufacturers in managing electricity costs.
Microgrids - November 15, 2018
The City of Palo Alto, Calif., will explore developing a microgrid with VMware, Inc. to test the potential of microgrids to advance resiliency at the corporate and community level. The goal of the partnership is to expand this initial “proof of concept” into a campus-level community microgrid that incorporates renewable power, battery storage and additional controls
Solar - November 14, 2018
The University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) will develop a 2 MW solar parking canopy structure plus energy storage system via a 20-year PPA with ForeFront Power. The agreement allows for no upfront cost for the University through a streamlined procurement process via SPURR