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[…]
CleanMed is the premier national environmental conference for leaders in health care sustainability who are on the leading edge of greening the health care sector. It’s the one time each year for businesses with environmentally preferable products and services or nutritious, sustainable foods to connect with the health care leaders who make purchasing decisions for[…]
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[…]
The Energy Storage Association (ESA) invited Jay Marhoefer to present IG’s Case Study entitled Solar+Storage Project Behind-the-Meter in Chicago at its technical STUDIO conference in Cleveland, November 15th. Jay will present a quantified report on IG’s Earn/Save/Protect approach to value stacking of distributed energy resources.
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[…]