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Safety first: A microgrid project in Brooklyn tackles lithium-ion fire fears

Utility Dive, May 2, 2017 Fire code issues have hampered energy storage development in NYC, but progress is being made Construction has begun on a landmark microgrid project in New York City. The project, at Marcus Garvey Village, a mixed-income apartment complex in the borough of Brooklyn, is not significant for its size, but for the fact that it includes a 300 kW, 1.2 MWh behind-the-meter lithium-ion battery. “It is a step in the right direction,” said Lt. Paul Rogers, who is with the Fire...

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Demand Energy Hires Jeff Damron as VP of Sales

Demand Energy Hires Jeff Damron as VP of Sales Company moving aggressively to scale up business development and reach new markets New York, NY – May 2, 2017 – Demand Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Enel Green Power North America, Inc., today announced that Jeff Damron, an accomplished energy industry professional with more than 20 years of experience, has been hired as Vice President of Sales. His previous roles include seven years in energy storage sales and business development, as well...

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Enel Green Power CEO Puts Cards on the Table

Navigant Research: Cleantech Market Intelligence Enel Green Power CEO Francesco Venturini recently wrote a very candid and well-articulated piece on the future of renewable energy, Towards the Next Frontiers of Energy Technologies. It’s rare to see a CEO go beyond the litany of well-trotted renewable energy successes—emphasizing cost declines, deployment surges, and next-generation technologies. European power companies that faced their energy transition far before North America have taken the...

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Demand Energy Brings Pioneering Solar Plus Storage Microgrid to New York City

Demand Energy Brings Pioneering Solar Plus Storage Microgrid to New York City Author: Elisa Wood Demand Energy is set to begin operating a pioneering solar plus storage microgrid that achieves several firsts for the New York City power grid. News of the project milestone comes just three months after Italian utility giant Enel acquired Demand Energy, a move that made a splash in the microgrid industry and significantly changed the fortunes of the small company. The microgrid will serve the...

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Enel Acquires US-based Energy Storage Software & Project Developer Demand Energy

Enel, via renewables subsidiary EGPNA, has acquired a 100 percent stake in Demand Energy, an intelligent control software provider, project developer and operator specialising in battery storage optimisation Enel will work with Demand Energy to expand the use of the company’s DEN.OS energy management software, which enables real-time optimisation of storage systems Rome, Andover, January 11th, 2017 – Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”), through its subsidiary Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (“EGPNA”),...

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ConEd Brooklyn-Queens non-wire alternative project installs first microgrid

ConEd Brooklyn-Queens non-wire alternative project installs first microgrid Published Dec. 14, 2016 on UtilityDive.com Dive Brief: Consolidated Edison’s Brooklyn-Queens Neighborhood Program is installing its first microgrid aimed at deferring investment in the bulk power grid: a combined battery, fuel cell and solar PV facility at Brooklyn’s Marcus Garvey apartments, Energy Storage News reports. Once completed, the microgrid will aim to provide local load relief on a stressed grid...

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After 1.1 MW energy storage rollout, NYC property owner plans Bronx solar-plus-storage project

After 1.1 MW energy storage rollout, NYC property owner plans Bronx solar-plus-storage project Smart Energy Decisions, Oct, 7, 2016 As New York City prepares to beef up energy storage and solar capacities to meet Mayor Bill deBlasio’s newly announced goals, at least one private sector property owner is already ahead of the game. Glenwood, one of the city’s largest owners and builders of luxury rental apartments, has been working for years on getting energy storage deployed at a...

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Commerce announces $7 million to help Washington-based researchers, partners push the envelope in clean energy technology

Commerce announces $7 million to help Washington-based researchers, partners push the envelope in clean energy technology Nine diverse projects selected for Washington State Clean Energy Fund matching grants include experimental building energy control systems and equipment, composite materials recycling, ocean energy, high-value nutrient recovery, intelligent energy storage systems and management, fuel cells and polymers for ultra-efficient planes and cars. OLYMPIA, Wash. Sep. 21, 2016 – The...

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Why Stick To Analog Utility Rates In A Digital World?

Why Stick To Analog Utility Rates In A Digital World? Cleantechnia, July 12, 2016 By Doug Staker, Demand Energy They say anything can happen in a New York minute. Could one of these minutes change the way we look at demand management, though? After all, from an energy standpoint, not all New York minutes are the same. Depending on the time of day, electricity in New York can vary significantly in price. It’s hardly surprising: at certain times, Con Edison, the utility serving New York City,...

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Power company here sees project pipeline soar

Power company here sees project pipeline soar Demand Energy anticipates ramping up its workforce By LeAnn Bjerken, Spokane Journal of Business Demand Energy Networks Inc., the Liberty Lake-based energy-storage company, is expanding into new markets, both in the U.S. and abroad, and currently has $130 million worth of potential projects in its pipeline, says company President and CEO Gregg Patterson. He claims the company continues to be the first and only company certified to install...

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