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Utility CHP ownership – a new partnership

This article was featured in the Q1 2018 edition of District Energy Magazine . Investor-owned utilities have a unique opportunity to partner with clients to deploy efficient, resilient and economical CHP capacity. Over the past five to 10 years the energy and power industry in the U.S....


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Underneath the ivy

This article appears in the Q1 2018 edition of District Energy magazine . Early adopters of district energy, Ivy League schools continue expanding and improving their underground distribution networks. Ivy League colleges and universities are some of the oldest and most renowned in the...


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Powering the future from remains of the past

This article appears in the Q1 2018 edition of District Energy Magazine Facing a boiler capacity shortage, the University of Minnesota rehabilitated a retired, antiquated steam plant into a model of modern efficiency and sustainability. The University of Minnesota Twin Cities...


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Sandy 5 Years Later: Is the Northeast Closer to Grid Resilience?

Emma Foehringer Merchant, Greentech Media In the immediate aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, Northeastern states published resilience reports, action plans and infrastructure goals galore. The storm was devastating, but next time, they said, they’d do better. Five years later, the recovery...


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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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Microgrid Controllers: Expanding Their Role and Evaluating Their Performance

Arindam Maitra, Annabelle Pratt, Tanguy Hubert, Dean Weng, Kumaraguru Prabakar, Rachna Handa, Murali Baggu, and Mark McGranaghan, IEEE Power & Energy Magazine July/August 2017 Summary Microgrids have long been deployed to provide power to customers in remote areas as well as critical...

IEEE Power Energy_Expanding Role and Performance (002).pdf


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The Need for Standardization

Geza Joos, Jim Reilly, Ward Bower, and Russ Neal, IEEE Power & Energy Magazine July/August 2017 Summary As the penetration of Distributed Energy resources (DER s) in distribution systems increases, their integration and interconnection to the grid, and their impact on the grid, need to be...

IEEE Power Energy_Need for Standardization.pdf


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Microgrid Controller Initiatives

Dan Ton and Jim Reilly, IEEE Power & Energy Magazine July/August 2017 Summary The microgrid is a concept for which the controller is the defining and enabling technology. Indeed, the microgrid may be defined as the resources—generation, storage, and loads— within a boundary that are...

IEEE Power Energy_DOE Program.pdf