1. Duke Energy Plans New Microgrid and $500M Energy Storage Investment

    Duke Energy Plans New Microgrid and $500M Energy Storage Investment

    Duke Energy has proposed a microgrid to serve the western North Carolina town of Hot Springs as part of a larger plan that includes a $500 million investment in energy storage over 15 years. The solar-storage microgrid will bolster electric reliability for the mountainous town served only by a 10-mile, 22.86-kV feeder line, said Zachary Kuznar, Duke Energy’s director, CHP, microgrid and energy storage development.

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    1. That should give our crews time to get out there and make repairs, ideally before Hot Springs residents even know that an outage occurred.
    2. Opportunities to deploy off-grid microgrids, such as the Mt. Sterling microgrid, are probably fewer and farther between.
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