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United States Air Force Begins Construction on $403 Million Energy Savings Performance Contract with Schneider Electric to Enhance Mission Readiness at Yokota Air Base

Yahoo! Finance Summary Energy and sustainability expert, Schneider Electric, today announced the start of construction on an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) project with the United States Air Force to improve energy resilience and enhance mission readiness at Yokota Air Base ...


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Schneider Electric launches EcoStruxure Microgrid in Canada

Design Electric Summary Schneider Electric announced that its EcoStruxure Microgrid Solution for Small & Medium Buildings is now available in Canada. According to the company, a microgrid is a self-contained electrical network that includes on-site electricity generation and allows...


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PG&E begins construction on microgrid site in Arnold

Calaveras Enterprise Summary Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) has begun construction on a microgrid in Arnold aimed at mitigating the impacts of Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS). The microgrid is “designed to provide electricity to certain customers and shared community...


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Air District’s Climate Tech Finance Program paves the way for innovative microgrid solutions project

IBank Summary The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has awarded a loan guarantee to Gridscape Solutions, a developer of renewable energy microgrid solutions in California. Gridscape’s microgrids integrate several technologies including solar panels and lithium-ion battery energy...


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Cattle farming WA town recognised for advanced distributed energy resource microgrid

PV Magazine Summary Successfully integrating traditional thermal generation with solar PV and battery storage systems, state government-owned utility provider Horizon Power was on Monday awarded the 2020 Australian Institute of Project Management Achievement Award in the category of...


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BEC to create UK's First Net Zero Microgrid

Irish Tech News Summary Bristol Energy Cooperative (BEC) is creating the UK’s first community-owned, net-zero, domestic housing microgrid at a new development in Bristol. The project will be part-funded by the public through a £2 million share-offer, which the not-for-profit organisation...


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US winemaker mitigates power shutoffs with EDF microgrid

Power Engineering International Summary US winemaker Domaine Carneros has selected EDF Renewables to ensure its long-term financial and sustainability goals are achieved. The wine maker has tasked the independent power producer to design, build, and operate a resilient solar photovoltaics ...


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California Awards $3.5 Million for Microgrid at Frito-Lay Food Processing Plant

Ethan Howland, Microgrid Knowledge Summary The California Energy Commission has awarded Frito-Lay a $3.5 million grant to build a solar-powered microgrid at a food processing facility in a project the agency is touting as a model for the industry. The microgrid will be installed at a...


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Preparing for Disaster While Making Electricity

Heather Smith, Sierra Summary Humboldt County, California, is at the end of the line, electrically speaking. Earthquakes, floods, landslides, and wildfires cut off utilities—and roads—into the area. PG&E, the state's largest utility, has begun preemptively cutting power when the fire...


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Hog waste a source of energy in Harnett County

WRAL.COM Summary There are some who believe that hog waste, for the most part, is pretty useless. But a new project by North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives proves that it is, in fact, quite powerful. The methane gas from waste hogs leave behind is being turned into electricity. "We...