Microgrids: An Innovative Solution for Meeting DoD Energy Resiliency Requirements

Stephanie Pine, manager, federal business at S&C Electric, explores how the Department of Defense is approaching its energy resiliency goals. DoD microgrids are part of the strategy.  Energy resiliency isn’t just an overarching long-term goal for the Department of Defense (DoD); it’s a critical competency with specific DoD requirements … [Read more...]

US Department of Defense Issues RFP for Microgrids

The US Department of Defense wants to reduce costs and speed time to install military microgrids, so is seeking demonstration projects via a newly issued request for proposals (RFP). Through its Installation Energy Test Bed, the defense department intends to fund multiple projects that speed microgrid design, simplify component and system … [Read more...]

Microgrid Demonstration Project Tests Military, Other Uses

A microgrid demonstration project hosted by the US Navy and sponsored by the California Energy Commission will shine a light on how effective microgrids can be in providing demand charge management, load shifting, and solar firming. Just as important, the project will evaluate how well a photovoltaic solar system, used with batteries, … [Read more...]