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Smart Neighbourhood, Smart Microgrid

Molly Lempriere, Solar Media Summary Around the world, communities and companies alike are increasingly looking to microgrids, to help increase resiliency and energy security. In particular, as people turn to intermittent renewables such as solar PV to decarbonise electricity networks,...

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MRC Submits Reply Comments on CA Microgrid and Resiliency Strategies Staff Proposal

On February 6, 2020, the MRC submitted reply comments to the California PUC in response to comments from the industry on the Track 1 Microgrid and Resiliency Strategies Staff Proposal issued as part of the California PUC proceeding instituted in its Order Instituting Rulemaking Regarding...

MRC Reply Comments on Track 1 Microgrid and Resiliency Strategies Staff Proposal.pdf

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Microgrid Resiliency Initiatives at Yale University

Summary Yale University's two microgrids have run through hurricanes, winter storms and everything in between. Along the way the University has developed a series of innovative solutions for enhancing the electrical resiliency of these systems: fast bus transfer, auto throwover, automated load...


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Electrical Master Planning, Substation, Distribution & Building Service Entrance Upgrades

Summary Campus Electrical Master Planning Process – Overall process of condition assessment and design concepts to improve electrical reliability, redundancy and safety, while minimizing campus disruption during construction. Substation Upgrades – Complete replacement of incoming utility...


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Resiliency, Environmental & Economic Justice: Microgrid Support for Low-Income Communities

Track: Microgrid Workshop Speakers Chris Berendt, Drinker, Biddle & Reath, LLC #CampusEnergyConference #ConferenceProceeding #2020 #Microgrids #Workshop #Resiliency


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Climate resiliency bill sponsor to hike bond to $5.5B

POLITICO Pro Summary Sen. Ben Allen plans to boost the value of his climate resiliency bond from $4.2 billion to $5.5 billion, according to amendments obtained by POLITICO and slated for introduction Friday. The Santa Monica Democrat's CA SB45 (19R) , being heard in the Senate...

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Editorial: Power plant a smart move for MUSC

The Post and Courier Summary Making the Medical University of South Carolina more self-sufficient makes Charleston more resilient. So we like the idea of MUSC installing a gas-fired turbine to generate electricity and steam for its downtown campus. The cogeneration power plant, which...

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Con Edison Climate Study Details Projected Impacts to Energy Systems Through the 21st Century

Con Edison Media Relations Summary Extreme heat, coastal storm surge, inland flooding and more violent storms are the most significant climate-driven impacts to Con Edison’s energy delivery systems and its customers through the 21st century, according to a report issued today. The report (...

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PG&E Issues 2019 System Reliability RFO - Distributed Generation Enabled Microgrid Services

On Wednesday, December 11, 2019 PG&E announced the issuance of the 2019 System Reliability Request for Offers ("SR RFO") in the initial phase seeking offers to procure energy resources which provide Distributed Generation Enabled Microgrid Services ("DGEMS"). PG&E is seeking DGEMS...

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MRC Participates in California PUC Microgrid Workshop

On Thursday, December 12, 2019, the Microgrid Resources Coalition participated in and presented at the California Public Utilities Commission R. 19-09-009 Microgrid Workshop in San Francisco California. The MRC outlined the immediate, near term, and long term solutions that California can deploy...

MRC CPUC Workshop Slides 12.12.19.pdf