Microgrids: An Innovative Solution for Meeting DoD Energy Resiliency Requirements

DoD microgrids

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

miramar microgrid tour

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

Microgrid Demonstration Project

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...]