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MAN Providing CHP Solution For Israeli Airport

Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide Summary MAN Energy Solutions will provide a new combined heat and power (CHP) solution for Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel. A dual-fuel engine MAN 9L51/60DF will serve as the main energy source and supply the airport with 9.2 MW of electrical...

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Combined Heat and Power as a Source of Resilience in Microgrids

Link to Webinar Recording Combined Heat and Power as a Source of Resilience in Microgrids Summary Microgrids with CHP (DE-CHP) has proven to be a cost effective way to improve energy efficiency. CHP-based microgrids can also increase the level of resilience of many facilities to extreme...

IDEA_CHP as a Source of Resilience in Microgrids_111318.pdf

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US Military Microgrids Are Using More Renewables and Batteries

Emma Foehringer Merchant, Greentech Media Summary Energy resilience has long been a priority for the military. The Department of Defense is increasingly turning to clean energy in resilience applications. (Photo: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District) The White House's...

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Puerto Rico Mulls Shift to 100% Renewable Energy After Hurricanes

Emily Holbrook, Energy Manager Today Summary Regulators in Puerto Rico have introduced a clean energy bill that would put the island on the path to getting 100% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2050. The bill calls for 20% renewable electricity by 2025, 50% by 2040, and 100% by...

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The U.S. Army’s pivot to energy and water resilience

This article was featured in the Q4 2018 edition of District Energy Magazine. A shift in policy increases consideration of microgrid, CHP and diverse energy initiatives as mission-sustaining technologies. Energy and water are fundamental elements to the readiness and resilience of the U.S....

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FERC Commissioner Cheryl A. LaFleur presents keynote address at Microgrid 2.0

Commissioner Cheryl A. LaFleur of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) delivered an inspiring keynote address at the opening of IDEA’s Microgrid 2.0 conference: Advancing Industry Growth , reflecting on the many changes impacting energy markets including expansion of renewables and...

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Policy Pathways for Microgrids Progress - Cases from Multiple Jurisdictions

Summary Regulated utilities are monopolies, protected by laws, rules, and franchises that sometimes interfere with microgrid operations that are otherwise technically feasible, highly efficient, and cost-effective. We systematically review technological and business-plan options for 21st...

3A.2_Stanton, Zimmer.pdf

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Driving Innovation through State Energy Programs

Summary This presentation will highlight lessons learned, successes, and hurdles the State of Maryland experienced in designing and implementing its Combined Heat and Power Program, Demand Response program, and energy storage programs. Further, it will take a deeper dive into how to structure...


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CHP Systems Increase the Value and Reduce the Cost of Microgrids

Summary The presentation will describe two community microgrids and compare their value propositions (i.e., economics to both owner(s) and users). One microgrid will feature a solar PV array, battery storage, and two engine-generators, and controls software. The other will be identical except a...

2B.3_Steigelmann, Sins.pdf

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Syracuse Community Microgrid with Waste-to-Energy CHP

Summary The Syracuse community microgrid, one of 11 NY Prize Stage 2 winners, uses waste-to-energy generation that eases pressure on local landfills. The project is the only Stage 2 winner to rely on waste-to-energy conversion as its primary distributed generation asset. The micogrid would...

2B.2_Voorhees, Freeman.pdf