Post Tagged with: "microgrids"

FYI: Russelectric’s Emergency Power System offers redundant PLC controls, manual backup capability

FYI: Russelectric’s Emergency Power System offers redundant PLC controls, manual backup capability

June 24, 2019 at 1:15 pm 0 comments

Russelectric, a manufacturer of automatic transfer switches and power control systems, now offers an Emergency Power System that provides backup power during a utility power loss. The paralleling switchgear systems offer redundant programmable logic controller (PLC) controls and manual backup capability. Trusted by the largest critical facilities in the world,Read More

Duke Energy gets go-ahead for solar + storage microgrid in North Carolina’s Madison County

Duke Energy gets go-ahead for solar + storage microgrid in North Carolina’s Madison County

May 23, 2019 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Madison County will soon be home to an innovative microgrid installation after the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) approved Duke Energy’s renewable energy project. In the town of Hot Springs, the company will proceed with a solar and battery-powered microgrid system that will help improve electric reliability, provide services toRead More

Siemens awarded $6.4M by DOE to develop solar’s role in grid resilience

Siemens awarded $6.4M by DOE to develop solar’s role in grid resilience

May 15, 2019 at 10:24 am 0 comments

Siemens’ central research and development unit in the U.S., Siemens Corporate Technology (CT) US, was selected for a $6.4 million research award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to advance solar energy’s role in strengthening the resilience of the U.S. electricity grid. This project will createRead More

Caterpillar to start selling Cat-branded SunPower solar panels through its distribution network

Caterpillar to start selling Cat-branded SunPower solar panels through its distribution network

November 12, 2018 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

SunPower is now providing high-efficiency SunPower Performance Series (P-Series) solar panels under the Caterpillar brand. Offered as part of the Cat Hybrid Energy Solutions suite, the monocrystalline, shingled-cell Cat PVC395 MP solar panels are currently available through the Cat dealer network in Southeast Asia, Africa, South America, and the MiddleRead More

Two advanced microgrids up and running in Montgomery County, Maryland via Schneider Electric

Two advanced microgrids up and running in Montgomery County, Maryland via Schneider Electric

October 29, 2018 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Montgomery County, Maryland, saw the official activation of two advanced microgrids at its Public Safety Headquarters (PSHQ) and Correctional Facility. The microgrids are on-site clean power generation systems, which permit both facilities to operate independently from the power grid to ensure continuity of operations in the event of a catastrophicRead More

Inside the complex microgrid design of Quinnipac University

Inside the complex microgrid design of Quinnipac University

October 25, 2018 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

A unique power control system for Quinnipiac University’s York Hill Campus, located in Hamden, Connecticut, ties together a range of green energy power generation sources with utility and emergency power sources. The powerful supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system gives campus facilities personnel complete information on every aspect ofRead More

Emerging microgrid solution from Go Electric hyped in new reports Navigant Research, IHS Markit

Emerging microgrid solution from Go Electric hyped in new reports Navigant Research, IHS Markit

February 26, 2018 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

Published in January 2018, Navigant Research’s Advanced Energy Storage for UPS Applications report examines the drivers, barriers and regional trends affecting deployment of distributed energy storage systems with uninterruptible power supply (UPS) services for non-mission critical operations. In its breakdown of the competitive landscape of energy storage vendors providing UPS servicesRead More

New York provides $11 million in funds for 11 microgrid projects

New York provides $11 million in funds for 11 microgrid projects

March 27, 2017 at 7:38 am Comments are Disabled

New York State is going to fund 11 microgrid projects for $11 million as part of the second stage of the NY Prize Community Microgrid competition, says the office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Microgrids provide critical power backup for homes, businesses, hospitals and other vital facilities during extreme weather eventsRead More

Check out this solar+storage microgrid housed in a shipping container

Check out this solar+storage microgrid housed in a shipping container

November 18, 2016 at 9:50 am 1 comment

Pure Power Solutions has completed a plug-and-play approach to solar+storage microgrids for remote locations with a system using standard shipping containers and energy dense, non-toxic battery technology from SimpliPhi Power. The first system is now operational at Vacherie Ranch, a 450-acre agricultural and recreational retreat located in Western Sonoma County,Read More

New focus on solar+storage microgrid installs for the home from CleanSpark

New focus on solar+storage microgrid installs for the home from CleanSpark

October 26, 2016 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

CleanSpark sees the opportunity emerging in the residential space for more microgrid installations and is looking to capitalize by expanding its engineering, installation and solar energy storage solutions to that space. CleanSpark is a subsidiary of Stratean, a microgrid company which is combining a patented “stratified” downdraft gasifier with advancedRead More