DR Microgrid designs, builds, aggregates, and commissions advanced Demand Response Enabled Microgrid Solutions, paired with on-site energy generation, for qualified Commercial, Industrial, and Municipal customers. Advanced Energy Storage with Distributed Energy Generation can enable your facility to backup essential equipment, unlock utility savings, and potentially lead to grid independence. On-site Generation often is cheaper, more reliable, and comes with a significantly lower carbon footprint than traditional utility supply.
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The 2018 fire season has changed everything. It has been confirmed that
PG&E equipment started the Camp Fire in November, killing at least 86 people, and destroying 14,000 homes. From now on, utilities have a choice. Turn off the grid, or face future potential criminal liability.
In 2019, utilities such as PG&E announced plans to knock out power for as much as an eighth of the state’s population, for as long as five days, anytime dangerously high winds arise. Through shutting off power during the Californian fire seasons, utilities reduce future wildfire liability.
“We’re all worried about it for the elderly. We’re worried about it because we could see people’s power shut off not for a day or two but potentially a week.” - Governor Newsom
Californian cities such as Castiloga has already been affected. Hospitals rescheduled surgeries. Schools closed. Hotel reservations were canceled. Citizens were left without basic community services for more than three days. Business owners and residents alike all felt the need for reliable backup power. As the fire seasons grow longer, this need will not be limited to one city, but to all of California. All businesses must consider the cost of power outages and the benefit of resiliency.
PG&E, SCE, and SDG&E are prepared to shut off the grid to prevent wildfires. California Public Utilities Code § 399.2 gives utilities the authority to shut off power in emergency situations when necessary to protect public safety, for as long and as often as needed. Customers with solar, without a battery, will still be affected.
Microgrids protects you from power outages. Through combining reduction, generation, and storage, you can isolate yourself from blackouts. Unlike backup generators, Microgrids integrate into your daily operations and are used not just only when there is an emergency.
Without batteries, solar panels generate energy when the utilities don't need it. Expensive Time-of-Use (TOU) is between four to nine in the evening - when the sun is not shining. Solar cannot cut expensive demand charges from commercial bills.
Thousands of Megawatts of Sustainable energy is being curtailed and wasted because the grid does not need it when it is being generated. The utilities need help storing the clean energy.
Microgrids link directly with State and Local energy demands. You will likely qualify for substantial utility rebates and incentives, such as: Self Generation Incentive Program, Investment Tax Credit, Federal and State Depreciation, Demand Response, and more.
DR Microgrid, LLC is a Trade Ally of Lockheed Martin Energy - Providing a wealth of knowledge and experience to every project. Each Microgrid includes advanced commissioning, to ensure project satisfaction and optimization.
DR Microgrid, LLC is powered by ENERGI PROS™. Since 1993 ENERGI PROS™ has been a leader in the energy savings/energy services industry. They provide a broad range of energy solutions, including: site specific engineering analysis and project design, implementation of energy conservation, power generation, energy storage (thermal and electro-chemical), retrofit, new construction, energy supply, and risk management.
Every completed project comes with the DR Microgrid Griffin Seal of Service. We are committed to integrating charitable donation and service with every project we complete. Our team is receptive to learning how we can best help our community.
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