Daily Archives: March 28, 2017

NY Prize announces Stage 2 Microgrid Winners; sweetens the pot by $50M per finalist

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge that in a much anticipated move, Gov. Andrew Cuomo today announced the microgrid winners for Stage 2 of the NY Prize, as well as significant new financial support for those who go on to win … Continue reading

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NYC housing agency taps three teams to help it reduce its $380M energy bill

Joe Anuta reports in Crains New York Business that the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has announced the winners of a design competition Wednesday as part of an effort to cut its $380 million annual energy bill. The three … Continue reading

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UtilityDIVE: 2017 State of the Electric Utility Survey published

Gavin Bade, the Editor of Utility Dive, reported that the publication’s fourth annual State of the Electric Utility Survey has been released today. The report shows that U.S. utilities are steadily moving to a cleaner, more distributed electricity system in … Continue reading

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DCO Energy to develop state-of-the-art microgrid system at Montclair State University

Mays Landing, NJ – March 28, 2017 – DCO Energy and Montclair State University are pleased to announce that they are expanding their existing partnership to create and develop a state-of-the-art “microgrid” on the institution’s campus. DCO Energy is a … Continue reading

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NY Medical Campus gets $1 million to study creation of microgrid

David Robinson reports in the The Buffalo News that a plan to create a more self-contained power grid on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus that would enable it to better maintain operations during blackouts moved forward Thursday when the state … Continue reading

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Illinois Commerce Commission initiates NextGrid Utility of the Future Study

The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) today launched its consideration of the utility of the future, announcing NextGrid – a statewide collaborative to transform Illinois’ energy landscape and economy. Convened by the Commission and led by an outside, expert facilitator, NextGrid … Continue reading

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EIA issues updates on Layer Information for Interactive State Maps

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released updates on Layer Information for Interactive State Maps. Layers include the following topics and the underlying data for Overview, Data and Analysis are downloadable: Energy Disruptions Flood Vulnerability Assessment Map Gulf of Mexico … Continue reading

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