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NY Prize Stage 2 Winner Includes Waste-to-Energy Generation

NY Prize Stage 2 Winner Includes Waste-to-Energy Generation

Syracuse Microgrid Forecasts Positive Return Leveraging Waste-to-Energy Microgrid Knowledge, April 11, 2017 The Syracuse microgrid, one of 11 NY Prize Stage 2 winners, is forecasting a strong financial return using waste-to-energy generation that eases pressure on local landfills. Led by the Central NY Regional Planning and Development Board (CNYRPDB), the project is the only Stage

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Keeping the Lights On

Gita Subramony, ERS, for Zondits CityLab takes a look at Hoboken New Jersey’s plans to develop its own back-up power supply. In 2012, Hoboken was one of the many communities devastated by Superstorm Sandy. Hoboken, just across the Hudson River from New York City, is a low-lying urban community, and it was almost completely underwater

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The Emergence of Community Microgrids

Community Microgrids: Where, Why and How? Microgrid Knowledge, June 28, 2016 In a Q&A interview, Hitachi’s Brian Levite describes the emergence of community microgrids. Where can they be found? Why are they good for the economy and at-risk populations? And how can we make more of them? What is the NY Prize and how will it be

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Anbaric Offers Smart Solutions for Microgrid Development

The Anbaric Microgrid Strategy Cleantechnica, March 31, 2016. Image credit: Tama66 Entrepreneurial opportunities for microgrid operators Wakefield, Massachusetts-based Anbaric has grown into one of this nation’s microgrid innovators. The company has developed from scratch more than $1.5 billion in independent transmission projects to date. The company outlines its production and distribution strategy as follows: A microgrid is centered

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Microgrids: Fad, Fashion, or Fundamental for the Future

Jeff Perkins, ERS Presentation at AESP’s 26th National Conference in Phoenix, AZ, on Wednesday, February 3 at 1:30 p.m. Session 5C: DSM Business In this presentation we will explore how the adoption of microgrids fits into the collective efforts to reduce long-term costs, promote distributed resources, and build resiliency into the grid, and how current government-funded

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Blackout City

Gita Subramony for Zondits, July 15, 2015. Image credit: Michael Tapp On August 14, 2003, a sagging power line in Ohio made contact with an overgrown tree limb. The resulting short circuit managed to take out the power grid for much of the Northeast corridor and caused 50 million people in the USA and Canada to

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