Hockey Tape Manufacturer Signs on to Microgrid in New York Industrial Park

North American Tapes (NA Tapes) will be the first customer to join an industrial park microgrid at the Jefferson County Corporate Park in Watertown, New York. To be built, operated and owned by Rochester, New York's Acadia Energy, the microgrid will use natural gas-fired combined heat and power and solar photovoltaics. Other behind-the-meter … [Read more...]

The Customer-Centric Electricity Grid

Jennie Lay, freelancer for the Rocky Mountain Institute, describes how New York is developing the nation's first customer-centric electricity grid under the leadership of Audrey Zibelman, chair of the Public Service Commission. A two-plus-hour drive north from New York City along the Hudson River leads to the state capital of Albany. There the … [Read more...]