Southern California Tribe Issues RFP for Microgrid

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California's San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians (SPBMI) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) that seeks design-build services for a hybrid microgrid that would supply electricity to essential buildings during utility outages. Release of the RFP follows power shut offs to millions of Calfornians in recent weeks as utilities attempt to … [Read more...]

California Extends Deadline in $26.5M Microgrid Solicitation

The California Energy Commission has extended the deadline for  its $26.5 million microgrid solicitation  (PON-14-301) from November 3 to  November 17. California hopes to use microgrids to reduce carbon emissions and increase use of renewable energy and electric vehicles.  The solicitation also seeks proposals for grid-linked electric vehicle … [Read more...]