Schneider Electric, Citizens Energy Announce Construction of Microgrid for Daughters of Mary Campus

By District Energy posted 04-28-2021 11:06

  

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Summary

Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and Citizens Energy Corporation, a Boston-based non-profit energy company, announced the start of construction of their first joint resiliency project to deploy an advanced microgrid to serve four critical facilities on the campus of The Daughters of Mary of the Immaculate Conception in New Britain, Connecticut.

The microgrid will help ensure more reliable and efficient power and improve resiliency for Daughters of Mary facilities following major storms and other natural disasters, enabling uninterrupted electric services to critical infrastructure during emergencies. Often called "island mode operation," this functionality allows the necessary facilities to intentionally, or automatically, separate from the electric grid and continue to operate at, or near, normal capacity for extended periods during power outage.

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