SDGE Plans to Release an RFP Seeking a Microgrid Controller

microgrid controller

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDGE) plans to release a request for proposals (RFP) next month seeking a microgrid controller to help it manage energy storage and renewable energy. The California utility issued a notice Tuesday signaling the upcoming RFP, scheduled for release Wednesday, December 21. The utility seeks microgrid … [Read more...]

Borrego Springs Microgrid Averts Long Outage During Lightning Strike Repair

San Diego Gas & Electric reported today that the Borrego Springs microgrid averted a major outage for an entire community in late May as the utility repaired damage from a lightning strike. The Borrego Springs microgrid allowed SDG&E to avoid what would have otherwise meant several hours of no power for  2,800 customers. During nine … [Read more...]

SDG&E to Create One of Largest Renewable Energy Microgrids in the US

Borrego Springs Microgrid

San Diego Gas & Electric plans to create one of the largest renewable energy microgrids in the United States with the help of a $5 million state grant it received earlier this month. The utility will use the funds to link its Borrego Springs Microgrid to a nearby 26-MW solar photovoltaic plant developed by NRG Energy. SDG&E won the … [Read more...]