Texas’ Sunbaked Grid May Need Microgrids this Summer

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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Healthcare Needs Continuing, Whole-Facility Power Protection

Healthcare Needs Continuing, Whole-Facility Power Protection

Talk with almost any healthcare or senior care executive about emergency backup power, and the conversation will invariably turn to Florida and the 12 nursing home patients who died following Hurricane Irma in 2017. In that case, patients at the facility were left in...

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How One Company Could Transform Energy in Southern States

How One Company Could Transform Energy in Southern States

From a perch near the Gulf of Mexico, Entergy Corp. is positioning itself as a utility company of the future — even if critics lament what that could mean for electricity choices and costs in the South. The company, Louisiana's largest power provider, is exploring a...

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Houston Microgrid Company to Open California Office

Houston Microgrid Company to Open California Office

Houston-based Enchanted Rock LLC is preparing to establish a foothold for itself in California. Enchanted Rock, which provides microgrids to customers in need of reliable power supply, is already in talks with a number of grocery store chains in the region that may be...

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Houston Microgrid Company to Open California Office

Enchanted Rock Selected for the HBJ Innovation Awards

Houston is full of pioneering companies across all industries, and 26 have been selected for the Houston Business Journal's inaugural Innovation Awards. See the list of honorees at the end of the story. To be considered, Houston-area companies must have been in...

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Texas’ Sunbaked Grid May Need Microgrids this Summer

More Opportunity for Microgrids as Texas Coal Plants Retire

ERock is prepared to provide additional support to the grid this summer, as the buffer between supply and demand narrows. ERCOT strives to keep its planning reserve margin at a minimum of 13.75 percent of peak electricity demand, however it only forecasts 9.3 percent...

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Houston Microgrid Company to Open California Office

Enchanted Rock Expands Senior Living Portfolio

Houston based Enchanted Rock Ltd. has added its second Houston senior living facility to its growing base of microgrids. The company has reached an agreement with Tradition Senior Living LP to build a microgrid around the new Tradition campus underway on Buffalo...

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