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The Journey to an Efficient Centralized Utility System with a Smart Microgrid at MSU

Summary Montclair State University has a sustained and aggressive record of renovation and construction of its facilities to support its expanding community. Rapid expansion of physical assets and the parallel increase in student enrollment also placed a stress on the University’s aging...


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When Your Campus Microgrid Works So Well No One Notices

Lisa Cohn, Microgrid Knowledge Summary You know you’ve done something right when your new campus microgrid islands so seamlessly that you don’t even know it happened. That’s what occurred in February, in response to a communications glitch, at Montclair State University (MSU) , the...

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Lessons Learned - Adding a Microgrid to a CHP District Energy System

Summary DCO currently owns, operates and maintains a CHP plant feeding a district energy system at Monclair State University. We are working with the University to add a microgrid for various reasons (high demand ratched for Supplemental power, black start capabilities, growing electric load,...


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Basalt Infrastructure Partners II LP and DCO Energy Form New Partnership

Press Release, Business Wire NEW YORK--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Basalt Infrastructure Partners II LP (“Basalt”) and DCO Energy (“DCO”) today announced the closing of a transaction to acquire a joint equity ownership stake in DB Energy Assets, a newly formed entity that owns four well established...

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Microgrid comes to Montclair State University

Summary DCO Energy LLC (DCO) owns and operates a District Energy System serving the Montclair State University Campus (MSU). The system include a 6 MW CHCP Facility. DCO and MSU are embarking on the addition of a Microgrid project, adding 5 MW of peak shaving and backup generation with a...