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The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has developed one of the most recognized distributed generation (DG) programs in the US. In the last 15 years, over 125 MW of DG have been installed, representing nearly one quarter of new generating capacity for Los Angeles. The purpose of the LADWP's DG program is to identify and encourage the beneficial use of localized electrical generation to reduce electricity load growth, defer or avoid electric utility infrastructure expenditures, provide pre...... continue reading
From: Distributed Energy Topics: Distribution, Infrastructure
Energy savings and stability are a major motivation in the installation of many distributed generation systems, and that was the case for the Inns of America in Carlsbad, CA. But when a natural disaster struck the northern San Diego County region where the hotel is located, the Inns of America found that the microturbine did more than keep the lights on - the system also helped the Inns of America reach out to its community. The Inns of America in Carlsbad installed a 60-kilowatt Capstone microturbine a...... continue reading
From: Distributed Energy Topics: Distribution, Microturbines
The City of Grande Prairie in Alberta, Canada, is on the cutting edge of technology. Touting itself as Alberta's first "cyber city," it experienced a 9% population growth in the last two years and now is home to 40,000 people. Located northwest of Edmonton, Grande Prairie is the metropolitan service center of northwestern Alberta, supporting a combined population of more than 250,000 people within a 124-mi. (200-km) radius. Forestry, agriculture, oil, and natural gas provide the principal industries wit...... continue reading
From: Distributed Energy Topics: Distribution, Fuels