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Mesa del Sol

Mesa del Sol Unveils First Smart Grid in the Nation

Mesa del Sol, Albuquerque’s visionary mixed-use, master planned community in the southern part of the city, once again made history when it unveiled its new Smart Grid System—the first of its kind in the nation. The Smart Grid System, in conjunction with the PNM Prosperity Energy Storage Project,the nation’s first solar storage facility that is […]

Building a Microgrid

By Copyright © 2011 Albuquerque Journal Michael Hartranft Journal Staff Writer Japanese firms partner with labs, PNM, Mesa del Sol on project A collaborative U.S.-Japanese project that will use the Aperture Center at Mesa del Sol as the centerpiece for a smart grid technology demonstration is on track to go on line by mid 2012. […]

Mesa del Sol

On April 20, 2011, in

Sandia National Laboratories and Forest City Enterprises – Partnering for a Secure and Sustainable Energy Future Demand for electricity throughout the world increases daily. In the United States alone, demand is projected to increase 14% by 2035, thus taxing an already fully loaded grid system. To meet these challenges, new technologies must be evaluated and […]