America’s most successful and fastest-growing Indian supermarket chain Patel Brothers has decided to go solar with storage. Patel Brothers own and run 57 stores in 19 states, but it is in the store that started it all in 1974 in Schaumburg, Illinois that they decided to install their first solar and battery system, under contract[…]
In an agreement signed this month with theMART (www.themart.com), owners of Chicago’s historic landmark building the Merchandise Mart, Intelligent Generation will take over the dispatch and economic optimization of a 280 kWh battery system installed there by Consolidated Edison. The owner’s decision to switch to IG was based on IG’s deep understanding of market rules[…]
FERC Opens Wholesale Markets to Distributed Energy Resources By IG Partner, Bobby Howard The title quote from Chairman Chatterjee is in reference to the growing influence on the electrical grid of distributed energy resources (DERs), such as rooftop solar, behind-the-meter batteries, and electric vehicles. According to FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the ultimate energy regulatory[…]
Today, Marc Thrum participated in a YouTube interview by Continental Energy to discuss attractive solar and storage paybacks for industrial and commercial customers in Illinois. The recording of the videostream can be replayed below.
In a significant development, Intelligent Generation enters the MISO regional transmission market, and becomes the first SaaS company to operate behind-the-meter energy storage resource for both industrial power resiliency and wholesale market participation. Like PJM, MISO Energy (www.misoenergy.org) is a member based organization, it serves electricity to 15 US States and the Province of Manitoba.[…]
In 2019, MAGID inaugurated a 4 MW rooftop solar system, the largest of its kind in Illinois. Romeoville, Illinois based MAGID Glove & Safety is a leading US manufacturer and distributor of worker safety equipment. In the course of the project, MAGID decided to add 2 batteries from TESLA Energy managed by[…]
In December 2017, IG successfully certified and qualified ABT’s 500 kW, 2-hour PowerPack battery with PJM for wholesale market participation. The battery was integrated into IG’s virtual power plant network. This achievement augments the variety of benefits streams available to ABT. It allows IG to dispatch a greater combination of resources to maximize ABT’s economic[…]
IG recently signed a long-term contract with Chicagoland’s premier retailer ABT Electronics to maximize bill reductions and wholesale market revenues from energy management services. The distributed resources include existing backup Title V EPA compliant generators, a 508 kW Solar rooftop array supplied by Convergence Energy and a 500 kW TESLA PowerPack battery installed by Continental Electric. The[…]
In July 2016 we announced the release of our Version 8 SaaS platform. It has performed highly on PJMs performance scores; its dynamic state-of-charge (Dyn.SOC) module excels at maintaining the batteries near their ideal partial state of charge of 50%. Then in January 2017 PJM significantly altered its regulation signal, raising the bar on battery requirements and[…]
IG welcomes the addition of Peter Schaff to its Advisory Board. A former North America CEO of LaSalle Investment Management, Peter has agreed to serve IG by advising on matters of capital management and growth.