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[…]
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[…]
As announced in February, the North Central College project went live into the PJM wholesale market this month with excellent dispatch performance. In this picture you can see the battery container that has been craned to the roof structure and connected.
In 4Q2016, IG signed a contract with Illinois-based solar developer WCP-Solar to manage an industrial size battery of 1 MW to be installed at the site of Solberg Mfg in Itasca, IL. The battery is integrated by IHI Storage and will be paired with a 600 kW solar system. The system will be complete in 2Q2017 and will start[…]
An update on this solar and 250 kW battery storage project in Naperville, IL. Convergence-Energy has completed the solar installation and the battery has been crane-lifted to the corner of the building (picture right), installed and connected. Power services to the building, Market participation and revenue generation will start in March.