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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 would...


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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


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Military Microgrids: Four Examples of Innovation

Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge Summary It’s not surprising that military microgrids in the US demonstrate some of the most sophisticated and innovative uses of distributed energy. After all, they are designed with national security in mind. As such, they serve as a learning ground for...


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Airport Microgrid in Northern California Looks to Create Replicable Model

Peter Maloney, Microgrid Knowledge Summary An airport microgrid is moving forward on the far northern coast of California that could provide relief for planned utility power shutoffs and be a template for other, similar projects. The Redwood Coast Airport Microgrid began about two years ago...


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MRC's Reply Comments on CA Microgrid Proceeding

On Tuesday, November 5, 2019, the MRC submitted reply comments on Order Instituting Rulemaking Regarding Microgrids pursuant to Senate Bill 1339. The MRC submitted initial comments on October 21, 2019 . #MRC #MRCNews #Microgrids #PolicyandRegulation #California #LocalPolicy

MRC Reply Comments to Rulemaking 19-09-009.pdf


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Will PG&E's Blackouts Catalyze California's Microgrid Market

Julian Spector, Green Tech Media Summary Bankrupt California utility Pacific Gas & Electric has come under fire on many fronts for the scope and execution of its self-imposed blackouts last month. The blackouts will continue as the company pursues a decade-long grid-hardening project....


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Microgrids Are Coming, Say Local Energy Watchdogs

Anne Ward Ernst, Index-Tribune Summary The region’s recent round of PG&E-forced power outages caused long lines at gas stations, demand for bags of ice and generators, and spurred more conversation around the concept of electrical microgrids. The microgrid concept is broad and can be...


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Southern California Tribe Issues RFP for Microgrid

Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge Summary California’s San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians (SPBMI) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) that seeks design-build services for a hybrid microgrid that would supply electricity to essential buildings during utility outages. Release of the RFP...


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Airports Consider Going Off Grid

Kallanish Energy Summary A growing number of U.S. airports, such as Pittsburgh International Airport, are determining whether they should leave the power grid, Kallanish Energy understands. No airport operator or airline wants to go through what happened at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta...