Microgrids are Eligible to Bid in SCE’s 100-MW ‘Preferred Resources’ Solicitation

Microgrids are eligible to bid into a 100-MW solicitation for new preferred resources that was issued this week by Southern California Edison, said a utility spokesman. SCE issued the request for offers Sept. 28, 2015 to acquire renewable energy, capacity and load reduction. The utility wants the resources to also serve the local system, … [Read more...]

Washington, DC Council Plans to Help Develop Microgrids; Seeks Consultants

A regional government organization plans to help develop microgrids in Washington, D.C., where the central grid showed its vulnerablity last week when a power outage hit key buildings. The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG), which represents 22 local governments and officials in the greater Washington, D.C. area, has issued a … [Read more...]

Bids Due September 29 for Navy Solar Microgrid Project in California

The U.S. Navy is seeking a contractor for  solar microgrid project at an existing microgrid at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Bids are due September 29. The microgrid is currently powered by wind turbines; the contractor must integrate the solar panels into the wind system. The Navy is using the microgrid to … [Read more...]

Singapore Microgrid Seeks Technologies to Test; Eyes Commercialization

A Singapore microgrid will act as a testing ground for new technologies, under a program sponsored by the Singapore Energy Market Authority. The authority has issued a solicitation that seeks proposals to test reliability technologies at the Pulau Ubin Microgrid. The authority hopes to spur commercialization of successful systems. Proposals … [Read more...]