Microgrids - December 11, 2018
The Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority is implementing a plan to modernize its public transit system. The agency is currently replacing its fleet of 33 diesel buses with battery electric models
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 - November 23, 2018
We hope you're all enjoying the day relaxing with family and friends and nursing your Turkey hangover. Or you may be busy working, and if so, hats off to you. Either way, here are some energy stories to sink into over the long holiday weekend:
Microgrids - November 19, 2018
Bowery Farming, an indoor vertical farming company, will add a hybrid microgrid system that includes a rooftop solar array, natural gas generator, and a lithium-ion battery energy storage system at its New Jersey facility.
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
Energy Efficiency - October 15, 2018
The Smart Energy Decisions 2019 Innovation Awards program is now accepting nominations.
Microgrids - October 12, 2018
The Port of Long Beach in the city of Long Beach, California has signed a contract for a new microgrid that will enable critical energy resilience.
Energy Storage - October 2, 2018
Rolls-Royce Power Systems announced Monday that it will begin investing in the Berlin-based energy storage startup Qinous, marking the beginning of the company's shift from diesel and gas energy assets to microgrids and energy storage.
Sourcing Renewables - September 10, 2018
Kaiser Permanente announced on September 10 that it will become the largest renewable energy purchaser in the U.S. healthcare sector with the signing of a PPA for 180 MW of clean energy. The purchase will also enable the company to achieve its goal of being carbon neutral in 2020.