Establishment Labs Deploys Microgrid to Maintain Manufacturing Operations During Grid Outages
Type: Case Study
Categories: Energy Storage, Microgrids, Solar
Date Published: 2/18/2019
Source: Enel X
Primary Topic: Microgrids
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.
For Establishment Labs, a medical manufacturer with a large facility in the country, combining on-site solar power and energy storage technology could provide fast-acting power for the critical equipment needed to maintain product quality during outages.
Explore this customer spotlight to learn how Establishment Labs integrated a solar-plus-storage system to power critical equipment when the grid goes down, including during a nationwide blackout that affected 1.4 million homes and businesses for several hours in 2017.
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