The way in which utilities handle solar power is evolving. Energy managers should pay attention, because the changes involve equipment they purchase.
Lockheed Martin has installed the GridStar Lithium energy storage system at its Syracuse, NY, facility. The press release says that the 1 MW system also will provide services to New York Independent System Operator, which is the state’s competitive wholesale electricity operator. The system will be operated by ENGIE. The press release says that the …Continue Reading
Schneider Electric today introduced Continuous Efficiency, which it says is a suite of managed services and software that combine onsite and remote tools. The key components of the package include assets aimed at data acquisition and quality; remote analytics and optimization; software visualization and onsite consulting, according to the press release. The release says that …Continue Reading
Organizations want more data. But why is this, exactly? What are the best ways for energy managers to put the data to work?
General Motors announced today that 16 of its facilities have been recognized by Energy Star. Two of the facilities – Bedford Casting in Indiana and the plant in Grand Rapids, MI – were recognized for the first time. The Bradford operation reduced energy intensity by 12 percent and the Grand Rapids plant replaced 11,000 lights …Continue Reading
The CCI Group has been awarded a Utility Energy Savings Contract (UESC) for the construction, upgrade and modernization of the Anniston Army Depot in Anniston, AL. The contract is part of the Army’s effort to save $1 billion energy on energy. CCI will help the Alabama Power Company – which selected the firm – replace and repair …Continue Reading
The latest version of the standard has more aggressive goals, is customized regionally and to market sectors and features better user interfaces.
Honeywell Building Solutions is replacing and upgrading equipment at the University of Mount Olive, which is in the North Carolina town of the same name. The project is wide-ranging. Four residence halls will get new HVAC and hot water systems. The academic and administrative buildings will get LEDs and sensors that turn off lights when …Continue Reading
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston Medical Center and the Post Office Square Redevelopment Corp. are banding together to buy electricity from a solar farm that is yet to be built. The facility – the Summit Farms solar farm – will be constructed in North Carolina. It will feature 255,000 solar panels, cover about 650 …Continue Reading
WTE approaches are getting a second look as companies seek to cut down on methane emissions and shy away from landfills.