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The Hurricanes of the West – Wildfires – Spur More Microgrids in California

The Hurricanes of the West – Wildfires – Spur More Microgrids in California

After wildfires caused power outages in California, the tinder box state is considering more microgrids in a proceeding before state regulators. “Wildfires are now to California what Sandy was to New York,” said Rick Bolton, CEO of Compass Energy Platform, referencing the 2012 superstorm that spurred a government push for microgrids after eight million people […]

Schneider Electric, Scale Microgrid Solutions Agree to Co-create Microgrid for Bowery Farming

Schneider Electric, Scale Microgrid Solutions Agree to Co-create Microgrid for Bowery Farming

The new hybrid microgrid system will be built for the farm’s newly commissioned facility in New Jersey, which will be designed to support indoor vertical farming. That microgrid will involve a rooftop solar array and natural gas generator, coupled with a lithium-ion battery storage system. A cloud-connected system behind the meter will connect the microgrid.

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