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Highly Resilient District Energy, CHP and Microgrids

Summary This workshop discusses sharing and exchange of best practices in energy efficiency, sustainability, and resiliency between colleges]/university campuses and surrounding communities. Speakers Michael Mark, Waldron Engineering & Construction Dale Raczynski, Epsilon Associates ...

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Emissions from Integrated Renewable-CHP Systems

Summary Benefits of CHP to critical infrastructure (CI) facilities, particularly during natural disasters, have been well documented. These benefits are further enhanced in a district energy or microgrid network where renewables, such as solar photovoltaics, can increase reliability of the...

5C.1_Naik-Dhungel.pdf


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Using the Microgrid Model to help meet a Medical School Campus’ Needs

Summary A metropolitan campus implements an electrical Microgrid concept to meet its medical campus needs. The campus upgraded its generation and distributed electrical power system to achieve this resilient solution while concurrently meeting the requirements of NFPA 99. Also presented is...

4A.3_Stelmach, Roland, Colduc, Lambert.pdf


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Micro Grid - Harding, Expansion and Maintenance - Sustainable Approach to Resiliency

Summary Since New York University has embarked on a Greening of the Campus. First was the re-powering of the 1960 Co generation system and expansion of the 4160V Micro Grid system. During the Super Storm Sandy the system remained operational and rode through the Manhattan power outage. After...

4A.1_Thornton, Kushner.pdf


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The 4 Main Pillars of Enhancing Utility Grid Resilience

Philip Mihlmester, Anne Choate; Greentech Media Summary Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have increased the urgency of acting to make our electricity grids more resilient. While America’s utilities have significantly improved grid reliability overall, extreme weather events, including...


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Montclair Township Receives $142K for Microgrid Exploration

Eddie Nicholas, TAPinto.net Summary Will Montclair Township get Microgrids? A grant award of $142,480 will explore the possibilities. On Wednesday, Richard S. Mroz, President of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and Joseph Lake. Fiordaliso, BPU Commissioner were joined by Montclair...


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Fort Collins Sustainability Master Plan. Microgrid Aware Concept

Speakers Jim Bereton, Integral Group #AnnualConference #2014 #ConferenceProceeding #MasterPlanningandSystemDesign #Microgrids #IntegralGroup #FortCollins #Colorado

1A.2_Bererton.pdf


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DOE Requires FERC to Consider Rule Promoting Grid Resiliency by Providing Coal and Nuclear Plant Subsidies

Gerit F. Hull, Andrea I. Sarmentero Garz ón, and Joel L. Greene; Jennings Strouss & Salmon On September 29, 2017, Energy Secretary Rick Perry directed the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to initiate a rulemaking that could result in major subsidies for coal fired and nuclear...


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A trio of storms could mean grid modernization in hard-hit areas

Robert Walton, Utility Dive Summary Florida, Puerto Rico and Texas all have an opportunity to reassess their power system. When Hurricane Sandy knocked out power to millions of Northeast residents in 2012, it forced a reckoning for the electric power industry. Utilities began investing...


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Launch of Japan's First Microgrid System with a Total of 117 Homes

Press Release, Business Wire Area where PanaHome's Smart City Shioashiya Solar-Shima is being developed (Graphic: Business Wire) HYOGO, Japan--PanaHome Corporation, ENERES Co., Ltd, IBJ Leasing Co., Ltd. and the Public Enterprises Agency of the Hyogo Prefectural Government plan to...