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Desert Microgrid, Ice Storage, e-Cloud & more Microgrid News Highlights — December 28, 2016

Microgrid Powers Desert Town…World’s 1st Open Microgrid…IMPREL Integrates ‘Multi-physics,’ Ice-based Storage…& other microgrid news December 28, 2016

Smart Microgrids: Scripps Ranch Recreation Center Microgrid Installed

After careful planning (and wise application of the HOMER software), the City of San Diego, California now has a smart microgrid. The solution, commissioned by Princeton Power, integrates a 30kW photovoltaic (PV) array with a 100 kilowatt hour lithium-ion battery, which is designed to keep the facility running in the event of a power outage. Read the news article here at the New Energy World Network.

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Here are some of today’s highlights in the world of micro-grids, the smart grid, and renewable energy: Just how much impact will a Smart Grid have? Check out the analysis by Good/Transparency of the potential energy consumption and carbon emissions reduction resulting from a Smart-Grid deployment.  Although we would argue that they have dramatically underestimated the potential of renewables through the incorporation of micro-grids into the SmartGrid, it remains an interesting starting point. […]