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International Consortium to Provide Microgrid Solutions for US, Canada

North American multi-utility microgrid

Advanced Microgrid Solutions, Opus One announce $12.4 M North American multi-utility microgrid project Opus One Solutions (Opus One), Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS), and a consortium of partners announced a $12.4 million USD North American multi-utility microgrid project last week.  Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) will provide $4 million USD in funding to support the project, designed to improve integration of distributed energy resources and commercial microgrids into power systems and regional wholesale markets.  […]

Alstom Receives Funding to Advance Philadelphia Microgrid Project

Alstom has been awarded $1.2M by the U.S. Department of Energy to improve grid resiliency through the advancement of microgrid technology. The company will research and design a community microgrid system in partnership with the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD), which provides water, wastewater and storm water services for greater Philadelphia, and PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation. The demonstration will be implemented at The Navy Yard, the 1,200-acre former naval shipyard, now transformed […]

One of the Nation’s Largest Battery Energy Storage Systems to be Installed at UC San Diego Microgrid

One of the largest, most environmentally friendly, battery-based energy storage systems (ESS) in the United States will be installed at the University of California, San Diego. The 2.5 megawatt (MW), 5 megawatt-hour (MWh) system — enough to power 2,500 homes — will be integrated into the university’s microgrid, which generates 92 percent of the electricity used on campus annually and is considered one of the world’s most advanced microgrids. Energy storage is considered […]