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Lessons Learned from California's Pioneering Microgrids

Justin Gerdes, GreenTechMedia Summary Four years ago California funded seven microgrid demonstration projects, from fire stations to a college campus. How have they performed, and what do they say about the future? California is several years into a push to help commercialize microgrids in...


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Anbaric to flip Massachusetts coal plant site into offshore wind facility with 400 MW storage

Julia Gheorghiu, Utility Dive Summary Developer Anbaric will spend $650 million to convert the former Brayton Point Power Station into a Massachusetts offshore wind platform, according to a statement issued Monday . Anbaric is expected to build a 1,200 MW high-voltage direct current (HVDC)...


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Request for Information: Hanscom AFB Energy-as-a-Service Pilot

Summary The United States Air Force (AF) is seeking a single industry provider to cost-effectively and comprehensively deliver reliable, resilient, and efficient energy to mission owners at an AF installation. In July 2017, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Energy released an initial Request...


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Michigan Lawmakers Propose Microgrid Bill to Boost Resilience

Andy Balaskovitz, Energy News Network Summary The legislation would prohibit standby fees but allows an “equitable” cost of service charge by utilities. State Rep. Steven Johnson, a western Michigan Republican in his second term, says his first priority on energy policy is to “look out for...


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MRC Supports Emory University's Efforts to Install a Grid-Connected Microgrid

On Thursday, April 25, 2019, MRC Board members Edward (Ted) Borer of Princeton University and Joan Kowal of Emory University submitted testimony to the Georgia Public Service Commission in support of Emory's efforts to partner with Georgia Power to implement a microgrid that will enhance Emory's...

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Northeastern University Aims to Set New Standard for higher Ed with Advanced Micorgrid

Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge Summary Northeastern University says it is developing a microgrid that sets the bar for higher education, using a self-funded approach to harden its campus resiliency while achieving sustainability goals. Now in planning, the integrated microgrid will serve the...

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Air Force Issues RFI for Energy-as-a-Service Contract at Massachusetts Base

Ken Silverstein, Microgrid Knowledge Summary The US Air Force and the Defense Logistics Agency-Energy has issued a request for information (RFI) in anticipation of an energy-as-a-service contract for Hanscom Air Force base in Massachusetts, a site where a microgrid is being contemplated. ...

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ComEd's Bronzeville microgrid completes islanding test

Rod Walton, Power Engineering Summary The Bronzeville Community Microgrid has passed its first big test. Chicago-based utility Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) announced that it conducted a “simulated islanding” of the unique microgrid cluster project in the city’s Bronzeville neighborhood. The...


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West Sussex virtual power plant 'could save UK £32b' if replicated nationally

Edie Newsroom Summary The developers of a new virtual power plant (VPP) system set to come online across West Sussex in stages from autumn have claimed that the model could cut the UK's energy costs by 10% if it is rolled out nationally. The project, led by energy solutions firm Moixa, was...

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Georgia Power announces new microgrid project with Georgia Tech

March 6, 2019 Press Release, Georgia Tech News Center Georgia Power today announced, in collaboration with Georgia Tech, it will build a new 1.4 MW microgrid in Tech Square at Spring and Fifth streets in Midtown Atlanta. Microgrids are self-contained power systems co-located with the facilities...