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Energy storage as a service

METERING AND SMART ENERGY INTERNATIONAL, NOV 7, 2017 Under efforts to understand the global energy storage as a service market and an increasing move among energy providers to employ energy storage as a service, the Metering & Smart Energy International team spoke with Doug Staker, vice president of global business development at Demand Energy. Staker defines energy storage-as-a-service as the deployment of energy storage (behind the meter for C&I customers) under a fee for service,...

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JOIN OUR WEBINAR: Marcus Garvey Apartments: Thur Nov 16; 10-11am PST

Resilient Power, a project of Clean Energy Group, will be hosting a webinar on: Marcus Garvey Apartments: A Solar+Storage Microgrid for Affordable Housing in Brooklyn, NY.  REGISTER HERE The Marcus Garvey affordable housing complex in Brooklyn, NY uses a solar+storage microgrid system to cut electricity costs, improve grid reliability, and provide resilient backup power for tenants during extended outages. The money saved on energy expenses will be used to develop a new after school program...

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5 Years After Superstorm Sandy, New York’s Still Vulnerable To Widespread Power Outages

HUFFINGTON POST, OCTOBER 31, 2017, CAROL J. CLOUSE Five years ago, Superstorm Sandy pummeled the New York metropolitan area, knocking out electricity and heat for 750,000 residents as temperatures plunged. When it was over, the effects of the mammoth weather system could be seen as far west as the Great Lakes. More than 8.5 million people in 21 states had no power, making it the worst storm in U.S. history in terms of outages (until Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico this October). In the years...

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Microgrid Technology May be Taking Off Faster than Expected

MICROGRID KNOWLEDGE, OCT. 25, 2017, BY ELISA WOOD Rapid disruption in the electric power world has skeptics changing their minds about how quickly microgrid technology will take off. Demand Energy’s Doug Staker says he numbers himself among them. Doug Staker, Demand Energy With the business case proving itself more quickly than many originally envisioned, microgrid technology is going to “accelerate faster than most believed,” said Staker, who leads the business development group for Demand...

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eMotorWerks Acquired by Enel

To Provide Grid Balancing Solutions And Tap Into U.S. E-Mobility Market – Enel, through its US subsidiary EnerNOC, acquired California-based advanced energy and e-mobility solutions company eMotorWerks – eMotorWerks’ JuiceNet platform can aggregate distributed storage facilities, including but not limited to electric vehicle batteries, to provide grid balancing and energy management services – Enel is also planning to use the JuiceNet platform’s functions to...

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Enel the only utility in the top 50 of Fortune’s Change the World List

Enel the only utility in the top 50 of Fortune’s Change the World List Enel is changing the world. Recognition has arrived now also from Fortune, the prestigious American economics magazine that has included our Group in its Change the World list, the only utility and the only Italian company among the top 50 businesses improving life on our planet from a social and environmental point of view through activities that are part of the Group’s core business strategy. The top 50 companies were...

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Award-Winning Microgrid in Brooklyn “REVolutionizes” the Electricity Market

Award-Winning Microgrid in Brooklyn “REVolutionizes” the Electricity Market Published August 30, 2017 by Cleantechnia Earlier this year, a first-of-its-kind microgrid was commissioned at the Marcus Garvey Apartment complex in Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood in New York City. Like many microgrid projects, it combined renewable energy (in this case, solar PV) with battery storage, as well as a fuel cell. It’s connected to the grid and provides multiple local benefits, including clean energy...

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Brooklyn’s social housing microgrid rewrites relationships with utility companies

Microgrids, promising energy self-reliance for communities, are growing in popularity as they become more affordable. Originally published on The Guardian, Thursday, August 17, 2017. Residents of a social housing complex in Brooklyn, New York, can’t stop another tempest like Superstorm Sandy from crashing through their city, but they can feel secure that it won’t cause a power cut. In June, the 625-unit Marcus Garvey Village cut the ribbon on its very own microgrid, a localised network of...

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A Small-Scale Power Solution Could Pay Big Dividends Across the U.S.

A Small-Scale Power Solution Could Pay Big Dividends Across the U.S. TIME MAGAZINE, August 9, 2017 – The Brooklyn waterfront had all the trappings of a Formula One Grand Prix on a recent weekend, with high-performance racers taking tight corners at speeds up to 140 m.p.h. But rather than running on gas, these 20 supercharged Formula E cars and the surrounding venue were largely powered by renewable sources of electricity. Such a feat was made possible by the installation of a tiny power...

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Demand Energy Wins 2017 ESNA Innovation Award for Pioneering New York City Microgrid Project

Demand Energy Wins 2017 ESNA Innovation Award for Pioneering New York City Microgrid Project San Diego, CA – August 10, 2017 – Demand Energy, an Enel Group subsidiary, today announced that one of its flagship projects, the Marcus Garvey Apartments solar PV + energy storage microgrid in New York City, won the prestigious ESNA Innovation Award for Distributed Storage, given at this year’s Energy Storage North America event. The Marcus Garvey Apartments Solar + Storage Microgrid is New York...

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