Hospital Healthcare Microgrids

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Healing the Climate Threat: Kaiser Permanente, Ameresco Quantify Benefits of Medical Office Microgrid in Oahu

March 28, 2024
Kaiser Permanente has installed on-site solar at more than 100 of its 700-plus locations, including hospitals and MOBs. It does not aim to reproduce solar-and-storage on-site ...

Propane Is a Sustainable Choice for Growing Microgrid Need

July 2, 2024
Construction professionals rely on propane’s lower emissions and enhanced resiliency

With Frequent Outages in Tribal Communities Creating Health Risks, Direct Relief Provides $10 Million for Microgrids

March 25, 2024
If a hurricane takes out power for many months or even years, many people likely will have no access to health care or electricity to power medical devices and refrigerate vaccines...
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U.S. Department of Energy Funds Clean Energy Microgrids in Rural and Remote Communities

Feb. 29, 2024
More than $366 million will be spent on 17 projects in 20 states and 30 Tribal communities.
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FEMA to Fund Net-Zero Energy Projects – Including Solar Microgrids – in Disaster Areas

Feb. 5, 2024
In the wake of a disaster, schools, hospitals, fire stations and other community infrastructure entities are now able to use FEMA grant money to rebuild using net-zero technologies...
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Wisconsin Health System Partners with Utility on Renewable Microgrid

Jan. 29, 2024
Gundersen Health System will partner with utility Xcel Energy on the project, creating one of the first fully resilient and renewable energy-powered health care campuses in the...
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U.S. Army Testing Microgrid System to Power Field Hospitals

Jan. 25, 2024
The AMMPS is a 120-kW microgrid system that includes two connected 60-kW generators. Rather than idling when not in use, the microgrid’s generators can be shut down if power demand...
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Eaton, Bloom Energy Partnering on Medical Center Microgrid in California

Oct. 11, 2023
The energy firm did not name the healthcare facility or customer. The release by Eaton and Bloom Energy said say the project will reduce the site’s energy costs by up to 20% and...
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Essential Utilities sells Pittsburgh Airport Microgrid, other Regional DERs to Cordia for $165M

Oct. 6, 2023
The projects in Pittsburgh Allegheny County include microgrid and district energy systems originally developed by Peoples Gas.