1. Lockheed Supplying Li-Ion System to Chicago Community Microgrid Demonstrator

    Lockheed Supplying Li-Ion System to Chicago Community Microgrid Demonstrator

    A community microgrid in Chicago will be supplied with lithium-ion battery storage from aerospace and defence giant Lockheed Martin, allowing it to be ‘islanded’ from the local grid network. Bronzeville, in the South Side of Chicago, is hosting a community microgrid built by utility Commonwealth Edison (ComEd). It is being developed with the help of a US$5 million grant from the US Department of Energy (DOE) and is acting as a demonstration of the technology and its uses.

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