Distributed Energy Resources - July 19, 2021
An outstanding roster of keynote speakers is set for Smart Energy Decisions’ Virtual Distributed Energy Forum, September 13-15 online at SED’s Virtual EventHub. These exclusive executive keynote sessions, buyer-only preconference roundtables, and one-to-one meetings between buyers and suppliers will bring industry leaders together to explore the theme, “DER’s Role in Your Sustainability Strategy”.
Microgrids - July 14, 2021
Let's look forward to our 3rd annual Distributed Energy Forum, set for September 13-15, 2021 as a virtual event, by looking back at our 2020 DEForum to explore the content and ideas shared by our speakers and attendees.
Microgrids - June 7, 2021 - By Michael Robinson, PowerFlex
In recent years, extreme weather events have resulted in power outages of increasing frequency, power, and duration across the country, driving up the cost of electricity and demonstrating the fragility of the utility grid. In this column from PowerFlex, Michael Robinson explains why microgrids are the ideal solution to create a sophisticated, resilient system that improves efficiencies, reduces fuel consumption, lowers GHG emissions, and saves money.
Microgrids - May 18, 2021
Montgomery County, Maryland, plans to reach its net zero carbon emissions goal by 2035 in part thanks to a fleet electrification project that will add a microgrid and an electric bus charging station to transition vehicles from diesel to electric.
Microgrids - April 28, 2021
More reliable, efficient power and restoration after storms are on the way for the Daughters of Mary of the Immaculate Conception campus in New Britain, Connecticut. An advanced microgrid system is under construction to bring renewable electricity to four campus buildings.
Microgrids - March 26, 2021
Tasteful Selections announced March 25 that it is installing a 5 MW solar, natural gas and battery microgrid system at its specialty potato plant in Arvin, Calif., to cut its power bill by up to 40%.
Microgrids - March 17, 2021
The City of Rialto, Calif., announced March 17 the next phase of a plan to design and install a microgrid powered by biogas cogeneration, solar power and backup battery storage to power the city's wastewater treatment plant.
Energy Efficiency - January 18, 2021
The United States Air Force announced on Jan. 14 that it began construction on an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) including a combined heat and power plant with microgrid controls to improve energy resilience and enhance mission readiness at its Yokota Air Base outside of Tokyo, Japan.
Energy Efficiency - December 14, 2020
Smart Energy Decisions will lead off its 2021 slate of events with the Virtual Innovation Summit, set for March 8-12, 2021. The fifth edition of the industry’s premier event will once again bring together energy, sustainability and facility man