A Ready-Made Microgrid at Zero Cost? Yep. A Nebraska Utility Did It

Lincoln Electric System (LES), the public power utility serving greater Lincoln, Nebraska has set up a microgrid with up to 29 MW of load to serve critical facilities. The cost? Zero. The microgrid in downtown Lincoln is based around an existing duel-fuel, 29-MW generating unit and a substation and its infrastructure, according to Scott … [Read more...]