Montefiore Medical Center

Oct. 28, 2014
New York’s Montefiore Medical Center was one of the heroes of SuperStorm Sandy, thanks to its Solar Turbines’ combined heat and power system. The power stayed on at Montefiore as the lights went out around it. Montefiore was able to serve not only its own patients, but also took-in newborns from another facility where back-up […]

New York’s Montefiore Medical Center was one of the heroes of SuperStorm Sandy, thanks to its Solar Turbines’ combined heat and power system. The power stayed on at Montefiore as the lights went out around it. Montefiore was able to serve not only its own patients, but also took-in newborns from another facility where back-up generators failed.

For more details about the hospital’s CHP system, please read the Solar Turbines case study here.

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Elisa Wood | Editor-in-Chief

Elisa Wood is an award-winning writer and editor who specializes in the energy industry. She is chief editor and co-founder of Microgrid Knowledge and serves as co-host of the publication’s popular conference series. She also co-founded RealEnergyWriters.com, where she continues to lead a team of energy writers who produce content for energy companies and advocacy organizations.

She has been writing about energy for more than two decades and is published widely. Her work can be found in prominent energy business journals as well as mainstream publications. She has been quoted by NPR, the Wall Street Journal and other notable media outlets.

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