New York City Seeks Developer for District Energy Microgrid

district energy microgrid

The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) is seeking proposals for a district energy microgrid for 28 buildings with 6,300 people on 39 acres in Brooklyn. The microgrid will deliver heat, steam and electricity to part of the Red Hook neighborhood, which was pummeled during SuperStorm Sandy and lost eight steam plants. Called the Red Hook … [Read more...]

New York Readies for Next Step to Decentralize the Electricity Market

New York plans to roll out REV Connect in the coming weeks, a next step in its move to dramatically overhaul and decentralize the electricity market. Details are still forthcoming, but policymakers are describing REV Connect as a structure through which innovative energy technologies and business models can enter the New York market. It is … [Read more...]

Story Update! NYPA Pursues Microgrids; Reinvents Its Mission for the New Grid

NYPA pursues microgrids

NYPA today provided updated information on where it is considering building microgrids. In addition to Riker's Island and Red Hook, mentioned below, the authority is studying use of microgrids at the Stony Brook University Research and Development Park on Long Island and the Empire State Plaza in Albany.  The New York Power Authority  is poised … [Read more...]