Mount Kisco’s Home Run Community Microgrid

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The Town of Mount Kisco, NY has proposed a community microgrid that is the energy equivalent of a home run. It touches all of the critical power bases by: Securing electric supply during power outages Reducing energy costs for its customers Contributing to New York’s clean energy goals with combined heat and power (CHP) and renewables … [Read more...]

ABB Shows Microgrid-Like Future with Solar Plane & Other Quick Microgrid News

Microgrid-like future takes flight Solar Impulse, an ABB-backed solar plane, took off from Hawaii this week to demonstrate what a microgrid-like future will look like. The plane is attempting a 40,000-kilometer flight around the world using solar power and battery energy storage. “We had to build an aircraft with an extremely efficient grid: … [Read more...]

Quick Microgrid News: NY Village Hires Microgrid Team…$250M in Private Equity for Microgrids…Powerhive’s Kenya Win

Sherburne, New York has retained Power Analytics, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Siemens to help with initial development of a community microgrid. The village won a $100,000 grant last month to conduct a microgrid feasibility study through the NY Prize competition. PA, BAH, and Siemens had helped the central New York village prepare its successful … [Read more...]