13 Nov '17, 2pm

The Microgrid Imperative

The Microgrid Imperative

Doug Staker, a VP with Demand Energy Networks (DEN, an Enel company) presented during the conference, showing how his company arrived at its Marcus Garvey Village microgrid project in Brownsville, New York, which was at the heart of a constricted area in Con Edison’s territory. The utility had a substation that was going to be short by 53 MW of transmission capacity by the summer of 2018, said Staker. Con Ed proposed a $1.2B plan to upgrade the transmission line. Staker explained that the NY public utility commission thought that Con Ed’s $1.2B for 53-MW transmission line for a 48-hour problem was not a good solution and instead authorized $200M to find another way to solve the problem.

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/articles/2017/11/the-...

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