Trane and Alstom Pair to Build Wastewater Treatment Plant Microgrid in California

Trane and Alstom Grid have paired to build a wastewater treatment plant microgrid, designed to incorporate renewable energy and create a revenue stream for the City of Santa Rosa, California. The Laguna Wastewater Treatment Plant microgrid will include solar, energy storage, an advanced distributed energy management software system, a microgrid … [Read more...]

Energy Giants Form Low-Carbon Microgrid Group in Advance of UN Climate Talks

Seven major energy companies joined forces in South Africa yesterday to drive low-carbon microgrid development in advance of United Nation climate talks scheduled for December. Formed September 4 in Johannesburg, the microgrid working group includes ABB, Alstom, EDF, Engie (previously GDF Suez), Eskom, First Solar and Schneider Electric. The … [Read more...]

Alstom: The New Grid Will be a Constellation of Community Microgrids

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We tend to describe microgrids as a way to keep the lights on when storms strike. But increasingly microgrids, especially community microgrids, are becoming central to a larger economic and sociological shift to local energy. The trend could be world-changing, but it certainly will be industry-changing, especially for a company like Alstom, … [Read more...]

DOE Awards $8M for Microgrid Projects in Seven States

Seven microgrid projects will receive more than $8 million in federal funding to help cities and towns better prepare for extreme weather, the Department of Energy announced today. The money will go to projects in Alaska, California, Illinois, Maryland, New York, Tennessee and Washington. The projects are being developed by Alstom Grid, Burr … [Read more...]