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Smart Microgrids: Scripps Ranch Recreation Center Microgrid Installed

by Marilyn Walker, Ph.D. on October 2, 2012

After careful planning (and wise application of the HOMER software), the City of San Diego, California now has a smart microgrid.

The solution, commissioned by Princeton Power, integrates a 30kW photovoltaic (PV) array with a 100 kilowatt hour lithium-ion battery, which is designed to keep the facility running in the event of a power outage.

Read the news article here at the New Energy World Network.

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Dr. C. Ketlogetswe October 19, 2012 at 8:37 am

I am intersted in buying software for the design of renewable hybrid energy system. the software will be used for educational purpose olny. Could you advice any suitable software of that nature?

Thaks

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Marilyn Walker, Ph.D. October 22, 2012 at 12:22 pm

Dr. Ketlogetswe: The software that you require is called HOMER. To purchase it, go to http://homerenergy.com. There is a 2-week trial available so that you may make certain it meets your needs. Over 80,000 people have downloaded HOMER.

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