08 Aug '11, 7pm

Mixed Greens: Siemens and Boeing Team Up on Microgrids, OpenADR Closer to Certification and More: Boeing and S...

Boeing and Siemens have launched a strategic alliance to build microgrids and test smart grid technologies with the U.S. Department of Defense. The microgrid demonstrations will take place in the U.S., rather than overseas. The DOD spends approximately $20 billion annually in fuel and electricity, according to Judy Marks, head of Siemens U.S. Federal Business Unit. The companies did not have specifics on any projects. “This is a nascent market,” said Marks. “You won’t see full enterprise microgrids in the next few months.” However, Tim Noonan, vice president of Boeing Energy noted that it was the top priority for Boeing Energy, although the initial projects would be on the smaller side, in the multi-million dollar range. The pilots will aim to introduce energy efficiency tools, such as smart energy controls and integrate renewables and storage. The DOD is already in the pl...

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