hartford_connecticut

Microgrid Project Launches in Connecticut

hartford_connecticutThe city of Hartford, CT, Constellation and Bloom Energy have begun construction of a fuel-cell powered microgrid system that will mitigate costs and supply backup for a part of the Parkville neighborhood of the city.

The press release says that the 800 KW system during non-emergency operation will power four buildings – an elementary school, a library, a senior center and a health facility. In emergency mode, those buildings will be power and a fuel station and grocery store added. Excess electricity will help power four other schools, the release says.

The project is the first being developed through Connecticut’s Department of Energy & Environmental Protection’s Microgrid Grant Program. GI Energy is working with the city on the project.

Superstorm Sandy and other dramatic weather events is driving interest in microgrids in Connecticut

Packaging LED & Advanced Rooftop Unit Control (ARC) Retrofits for Maximum Performance
Sponsored By: Transformative Wave

  
The New Energy Future - Challenges and Opportunities in Corporate Energy Management
Sponsored By: Edison Energy

  
Planning for a Sustainable Future
Sponsored By: Dakota Software

  
Approaches to Managing EHS&S Data
Sponsored By: Enablon

  

Leave a Comment

User Name :
Password :
 
If you've no account register here first time
User Name :
User Email :
Password :

Login Now