Younicos Solar Plus Storage Microgrid Installed at Denver’s Panasonic Hub

Panasonic’s new operations hub in Denver has a brand new microgrid. Announced at the Energy Storage Association’s 27th Annual Conference, Younicos – in partnership with Panasonic and Xcel Energy – has commissioned a solar plus storage microgrid for a smart transit project underway in Denver. The 1 MW/2 MWh lithium iron battery system can be … [Read more...]

Colorado Regulators Give Xcel Okay on Panasonic Demonstration Microgrid

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission yesterday approved plans by Xcel Energy and Panasonic to install a $10.3 million demonstration microgrid at the Denver International Airport. Public Service Company of Colorado, an Xcel subsidiary, applied for approval of the solar microgrid in October (Proceeding No. 15A-0847E ). The demonstration … [Read more...]

Ah, Vermont: Beautiful Forests, Maple Syrup, Tesla Powerwall…and Other Quick Microgrid News

Ah, Vermont: beautiful forests, maple syrup... and Tesla Powerwall batteries. Vermont utility Green Mountain Power (GMP) is partnering with Tesla to help its customers generate and store energy a little closer to home, while also reducing peak demand on its grid system. The result will be a more reliable, sustainable and cost-effective system for … [Read more...]

Xcel, Panasonic and Denver Airport to Team on $10.3M Solar Microgrid

Xcel Energy, Panasonic and Denver International Airport plan to build a $10.3 million solar microgrid in Colorado to demonstrate the use of batteries in a microgrid. Public Service Company of Colorado, an Xcel subsidiary, applied for approval of the microgrid last week before the Colorado Public Utilities Commission. “Public Service has … [Read more...]