Commercial Microgrids

This section includes white papers on Commercial Microgrids
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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,...

Eat More Chicken, Build More Microgrids

April 16, 2024
Chick-fil-A is piloting solar microgrids at two California locations to improve resilience and better serve the community during grid outages. A third location in the state will...
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Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians Celebrate Construction Start on Solar & Storage Microgrid

April 12, 2024
A northern California tribe whose people have lived in the region for countless generations celebrated groundbreaking this week on a $32 million solar and storage microgrid to...
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Want to Increase EV Adoption? Deliver Energy On Site and On Time

April 12, 2024
Microgrids are a true solution, but they need to align with the crucial Ps and Qs required to make distributed energy happen in the service of e-mobility. Those include planning...
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Florida's Pensacola Beach Gets First Solar-Powered Hotel

Feb. 15, 2024
The grid-tied solar array has 330 rooftop panels and is expected to save the hotel nearly $48,000 in annual energy costs and reduce its emissions by nearly half.

How Propane Transformed Bryce Canyon National Park’s Ruby’s Inn

Dec. 21, 2023
Jim Bunsey of the Propane Education and Research Council explains how propane is helping a large national park resort cut utility costs and decarbonize.
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‘Blown Away’ by Appetite for Microgrids, Maryland Resilience Program Boosts Funding to $6 Million for FY 2024

Dec. 8, 2023
From a neighborhood resiliency hub to a university and a housing initiative, people in Maryland are turning to microgrids to address the vulnerability of the energy system and...

QuickChat: Propane as an alternative to electrification in industrial environments

Oct. 1, 2023
Learn more about the advantages of propane in microgrids in industrial, commercial and material handling applications.