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Schneider Electric kicks off $7 million energy ESPC project with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to improve efficiency and sustainability of VA Medical Center in San Juan, P.R.

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced it will implement more than $7 million in infrastructure upgrades at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center in San Juan, Puerto Rico, part of the … Continue reading

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Schneider Electric to help enable energy resiliency at USMC LB

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced it has been awarded a subcontract from Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corp., to support the development of smart controls as part of an energy savings performance contract … Continue reading

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Partners help Montgomery County build two microgrids

Joseph Bebon reports in Solar Industry that Schneider Electric, an energy management and automation company, and Duke Energy Renewables have announced an agreement to deploy two microgrids to serve the Montgomery County, Md., Public Safety Headquarters (PSHQ) and Correctional Facility. Schneider … Continue reading

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REV is in the air. And the microgrid industry is feeling the love, mostly.

Sign up for IDEA’s Weekly Newsletter Elisa Wood writes in Microgrid Knowledge on a kickoff meeting for a new industry coalition focused specifically on the growth of microgrids and the need for government policy to address the interrelationship of microgrids … Continue reading

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Microgrids: Billion Dollar Baby

Philip Barton, Director Microgrid Competency Center at Schneider Electric N.A., writes in Electric Light & Power that as a result of vulnerable infrastructure and rising demand for resiliency new distributed energy resources (DERs) are altering the energy landscape. Grid infrastructure … Continue reading

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Navigant Consulting: Partnership and collaboration are essential to successful microgrid development

“The North American microgrid market is small, rapidly growing, highly fragmented, and driven by different factors in different regions and jurisdictions,” according to “Microgrid Multi-Client Study,” a recent public report prepared by Navigant Consulting, Inc. (Navigant). In recent years, microgrids … Continue reading

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Marshall County School District goes green via public-private partnership

Emma Crawford Kent reports in the Daily Journal about basic energy efficiency improvements implemented via a public-private partnership by the Marshall County School District in Mississippi. The collaboration between the school district and Schneider Electric will save the district $3.9 … Continue reading

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Events that shaped the microgrid industry in 2015

This article was previously published by Microgrid Knowledge, with whom IDEA has a close working relationship. Elisa Wood of Microgrid Knowledge and Energy Efficiency Markets summarizes month-by-month: “events that shaped the microgrid industry in 2015 and the new players, policies … Continue reading

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News Flash: Most utilities like microgrids

Elisa Wood Elisa Wood reports in Energy Efficiency Markets that it turns out that the overwhelming majority of utilities like microgrids, contrary to the notion – almost lore – that they dread them as economic disruptors or technical headaches. In fact, she … Continue reading

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Princeton University’s microgrid: How to partner, not part from the grid

This article by Elisa Wood is an excerpt from Energy Efficiency Markets’ special report, “Think Microgrids,” downloadable here, free of charge, courtesy of  the report’s underwriters: the International District Energy Association (IDEA), Schneider Electric and Microgrid Knowledge. Princeton University’s microgrid is now … Continue reading

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