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Construction Begins on 13.4-MW Biogas Cogeneration Plant Near Sacramento

April 11, 2024
The biogas cogeneration plant, which is being built by Ameresco, will produce renewable electricity and reduce emissions for the Sacramento Area Sewer District.
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Indianapolis Charter School Contracts Ameresco for Solar-Storage Microgrid

March 19, 2024
A $5.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Renew America’s Schools funding program will finance construction of energy improvements to The Match High School and...

The Renewable Grid: Challenging the Status Quo - Part 2

Dec. 18, 2023
Jim Bishop, vice president of advanced technology solutions at Ameresco, discusses complementing renewables for grid interactive loads

The Renewable Grid: Challenging the Status Quo Part 1

Dec. 11, 2023
Jim Bishop, vice president of advanced technology solutions at Ameresco, focuses on reliability and stability in the first of a two-part series.

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Ameresco’s Michael Bakas appointed to Massachusetts AG transition team

Jan. 2, 2023
Bakas will be part of the Energy and Environment Bureau Team for Attorney General-elect Andrea Campbell, who ran on a climate and energy equity platform.

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QuickChat: Community Microgrids as a Pathway to NetZero

May 2, 2023
Watch this 10-minute QuickChat between Mike Bakas, Ameresco and Microgrid Knowledge’s Elisa Wood as they discuss the latest in community microgrids.

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Microgrid Solution Provides Reliability When Off Is Not an Option

May 20, 2020
Get the new report that highlights how the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Navy selected Ameresco to design and install three comprehensive energy conservation projects...

PIDC Increases Resiliency with a New 8 MW Natural-Gas Fired Peaking Plant at the Philadelphia Navy Yard

May 20, 2020
PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation, partnered with Ameresco for a new 8 MW natural-gas fired peaking plant that anchors one of the largest private...

Parris Island Microgrid, Deep Energy Retrofit Reduced Utility Energy Demand by 75%

May 20, 2020
The United States Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island selected Ameresco in 2015 to deploy combined heat and power (CHP) and solar photovoltaic (PV) generation assets ...
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Urban Microgrids Find Place in Redevelopment

June 20, 2018
This presentation on urban microgrids from Microgrid 2018 includes research and analysis on the Philadelphia Navy Yard microgrid and the Hudson Yard microgrid.

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HSGS-Ameresco Installing On-Site Backup Power at Military Ocean Terminal Concord

Nov. 30, 2023
The on-site generation at the MOTCO facility will include three generators, a 2-MW load bank, 1,200-amp switchgear and 72,000 gallons of fuel storage capacity. The tanks are designed...
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New York Air National Guard Base Getting LDES Prototype Microgrid

Sept. 19, 2023
The prototype microgrid at Stewart Air National Guard Base will include a long duration energy storage system.
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Community Microgrids: Navigating Roadblocks to Implementation

Aug. 25, 2023
Paul Makris, senior vice president at Ameresco discusses community microgrids and navigating the roadblocks to implementation.
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U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Matthew P. Beevers, the adjutant general of the California Military Department; Rachel Jacobson, assistant secretary of the U.S. Army Installations, Energy and Environment; Mario Diaz, deputy undersecretary of the Army; state Sens. Bob Archuleta and Josh Newman; and Jason Smith, Bright Canyon Energy vice president, cut the ribbon on the Joint Forces Training Base Energy Resilience Project, Aug. 11, 2023. (Source: Master Sgt. David Loeffler)

California National Guard Commissions Solar Microgrid at Joint Forces Base Los Alamitos

Aug. 17, 2023
The microgrid can power the Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base for at least 14 days.
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Ameresco Acquiring Army Base Los Alamitos Microgrid and Project Developer Bright Canyon Energy

Aug. 10, 2023
The microgrid is only the first phase in the deal between Ameresco and Pinnacle West Capital Corp., which owns Bright Canyon Energy. The second phase, expected to close later ...
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Gaining the People’s Trust Helped Move this Virtual Microgrid Forward

July 14, 2023
A virtual microgrid without borders that started in Chelsea, Massachusetts is expanding to other communities, boosting community involvement and innovation.
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Community Microgrids as a Pathway to Net Zero

May 24, 2023
Mike Bakas of Ameresco explains why communities need a trusted microgrid partner as they work to achieve net zero.
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Up Next for Microgrids: Resiliency as a Service

May 1, 2023
Ameresco’s Mike Bakas sees a future where microgrid developers offer resiliency as a “bolt on” to their energy-as-a-service business models.
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Smoothing the Road Ahead for EVs

April 28, 2023
Trevor Smith, Director – EV Infrastructure at Ameresco, discusses road ahead for electric vehicles and the intersection of microgrid power.