1. Microgrids and Energy Storage Helped Arizona Utility Prevail on Hot & Dark Days

    Microgrids and Energy Storage Helped Arizona Utility Prevail on Hot & Dark Days

    It’s been a tough year for North American electric grids — hurricanes, heat, fires, an eclipse. But an Arizona utility is reporting that it did just fine with some help from new microgrids and energy storage. “Driving past a microgrid or energy storage unit, many customers wouldn’t look twice, but those technologies are playing an increasingly important role in delivering efficient energy on the hottest days of the year,” said Jacob Tetlow, vice president of transmission and distribution operations at Arizona Public Service (APS), which serves about 2.7 million people

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    1. Driving past a microgrid or energy storage unit, many customers wouldn't look twice, but those technologies are playing an increasingly important role in delivering efficient energy on the hottest days of the year.
    2. Our customers' needs are changing, technology is progressing and APS is ready for both.
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