1. US, Canada Utilities Aim to Link Three Microgrids in $12.4M Cross-Border Project

    US, Canada Utilities Aim to Link Three Microgrids in $12.4M Cross-Border Project

    Three utilities have formed a consortium with three technology companies and an academic institution in a $12.4 million project to link three microgrids in Maine and eastern Canada into a “transactive energy” scheme. Emera Maine, Nova Scotia Power and Toronto Hydro are teaming up with Opus One Solutions, Advanced Microgrid Solutions, Smarter Grid Solutions and the Center for Urban Energy at Ryerson University for the project, which aims to demonstrate how microgrids can save money and aid in integrating renewable energy into the grid.

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    1. This project not only will lower energy costs and increase reliability …. it will help us to manage distribution feeder load in the area, which will potentially defer the need for distribution investments.
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