Ameresco to Build 10-MW Military Microgrid in South Carolina

Ameresco plans to begin construction in the spring on a 10-MW military microgrid at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) in Parris Island, South Carolina. The Massachusetts company will integrate new on-site generation and battery energy storage into the microgrid under a task order with the Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary … [Read more...]

Navigant Counts 126 New Microgrid Projects & Other News from Ameresco, Demand Energy and UET

Navigant identifies 126 new microgrid projects; US still on top Navigant has identified 126 new microgrid projects in its recently released 4Q16 microgrid deployment tracker. In all, Navigant counted 1,681 microgrid projects worldwide, representing 16,552.8 MW. While still nascent, the microgrid industry is slated for steep growth, according … [Read more...]

Ameresco Tests GE Microgrid Controller at Shipyard; Positions in Government Market

GE microgrid controller

Ameresco says it has successfully tested a GE microgrid controller at a naval shipyard in Maine, another move by the independent energy efficiency company into the government microgrid market. With a $3.65 million grant from the Department of Defense, Ameresco has installed a microgrid at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery. In a … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency News-in-Brief: New Contracts for Constellation and Ameresco…Support for FERC Order 745 Appeal

Constellation has won a $45 million contract to provide energy efficiency, water conservation and solar photovoltaics at the Federal Correctional Complex in Coleman, Fla. The energy savings performance contract, signed with the Federal Bureau of Prisons, guarantees savings of about $79 million over 19 years. The bureau will use the savings to fund … [Read more...]