Solar, Storage Among New Projects in Texas

Solar, Storage Among New Projects in Texas

Houston-based Enchanted Rock on Wednesday said it was awarded a contract from the city to provide electrical resiliency services to the city’s Northeast Water Purification Plant (NEWPP) Expansion facility. The natural gas-fueled microgrid will provide facility backup...

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Record Number of Microgrids Installed in US Last Year

Record Number of Microgrids Installed in US Last Year

546 microgrids were installed in the United States during 2019, more than any previous year, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie.Three organizations - PowerSecure, Enchanted Rock and The American Red Cross – installed a combined 67% of these projects. Though...

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Solar, Storage Among New Projects in Texas

The New Reality: Don’t Ignore the Black Swan Events

It is human nature to avoid spending money on preparations for an event that may never happen. However, as we all continue to adapt to a COVID-19 world, there is a new awareness of low probability, high impact events. If the consequences of a statistically unlikely...

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PG&E’s Plan to Mitigate Blackouts This Wildfire Season: Lots More Diesel Generators

Texas’ Sunbaked Grid May Need Microgrids this Summer

The grid operator for most of the state warned this week that the summer is likely to bring record-breaking peak demand for electricity, a situation that can threaten electric reliability and jack up prices It’s not unusual for the heavily air-conditioned state to use...

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