Energy and Climate

electric grid

ECIS-Princeton Power Systems, Inc.: Demand Response Inverter

Solar energy is both predictable—the sun rises and sets everyday—and intermittent—a passing cloud can reduce a 1 MW photovoltaic (PV) array from 100% of its power generating capacity to 10% in a matter of seconds. This intermittency limits this renewable-energy (RE) source and how much of it is integrated into today’s electricity grid. To alleviate […]

SPIDERS

On April 26, 2011, in

[singlepic id=591 w=320 h=240 float=right] SPIDERS (Smart Power Infrastructure Demonstration for Energy Reliability and Security) is based on a Joint Command Technology Development (JCTD) project between Department of Energy, Department of Defense, and Department of Homeland Security. The objective of the SPIDERS JCTD is to demonstrate that microgrids developed using Sandia’s Energy Surety Microgrid (ESM) […]