LBNL Grid Integration Group to Lead Team Developing $13 Million Microgrid Project at Fort Hunter Liggett, California

Saturday, December 19, 2015

The Grid Integration Group at LBNL has been awarded a grant for a “Modular, Secure, and Replicable Microgrid Control System for Generation and Storage Management at Military Installations” at Fort Hunter Liggett by the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP), Department of Defense (DoD). The project has a total value of $13 million: $9 million provided by the site Fort Hunter Liggett in terms of equipment, and $4 million for the LBNL microgrid team to deploy a fully functional grid-interactive microgrid with seamless islanding capabilities. ESTCP was established in 1995 to promote the transfer of innovative technologies that have successfully established proof of concept to production use in the field.

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