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Solar and Storage Combo Drives Decarbonization for new Watertown Life Sciences R&D Complex

April 19, 2024
The 66 Galen development will draw part of its power from 252kW in direct current solar capacity and a 125-kW energy storage system. 66 Galen also is LEED gold-certified and will...

Exploring the Potential of Community Microgrids Through Three Innovative Case Studies

April 8, 2024
Community microgrids represent a burgeoning solution to meet the energy needs of localized areas and regions. These microgrids are clusters of interconnected energy resources,...

Forklift, Material Handler Raymond Implements Solar-Storage Microgrid at New York Distribution Warehouse

Jan. 19, 2024
The generation side of the microgrid is comprised of a 200-kW solar photovoltaic array and 250-kW/420-kWh battery energy storage system. The later stages of project development...
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Contact Lens Manufacturer Installs 780 kW Rooftop Solar and Microgrid at California Production Facility

Jan. 5, 2024
The system features 1,752 modules and is projected to reduce Staar Surgical’s electricity costs by 50%, representing an annual savings of nearly $325,000.
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Santa Barbara Microgrid to Provide Clean Energy Resiliency for Parking Garage, 911 Center and Library

Sept. 5, 2023
425-kW system combines solar photovoltaic and battery energy storage at the Grenada Garage. The microgrid will generate power for the garage, offices, 911 Call Center and offset...
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Making for a Stronger San Diego: Gridscape Launching Solar-Storage Backup to Fortify Municipal Sites

July 11, 2023
The eight San Diego microgrids being deployed by Gridscape provide a variety of services, from backup power during shutoff events to increased emergency capability for neighborhoods...
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California state budget goes all in to fund energy resilience; expected to lower microgrid costs

Oct. 21, 2022
A range of programs approved in the California state budget boost microgrid funding to increase energy resilience.
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Electrification Could Save as Much as $800 Billion: NREL

Jan. 18, 2021
A new NREL electrification study finds potential cost savings of $800 billion through 2050 by electrifying the US economy, depending on several variables, including the extent...