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Case Study – Stafford Hill Solar Farm and Microgrid

Case Study – Stafford Hill Solar Farm and Microgrid

January 23, 2019

Vermont’s largest utility installed a solar+storage microgrid in Rutland, VT that saves hundreds of thousands of dollars and can supply backup power to an emergency shelter. This case study includes technical and financial details, as well as lessons learned over the course of the project.

Advancing Clean Energy Progress: Past, Present, and Future

Advancing Clean Energy Progress: Past, Present, and Future

June 28, 2018

This report presents case studies of the six recipients of the 2018 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards.

Cover image for Case Study – McKnight Lane Redevelopment Project.

Case Study – McKnight Lane Redevelopment Project

June 27, 2018

A defunct mobile home park in rural Vermont was transformed into the first resilient, zero-energy, affordable modular housing development in the country with solar and battery storage systems. This case study includes technical and financial details, as well as lessons learned over the course of the project.

Cover image for Case Study: Sterling Municipal Light Department.

Case Study: Sterling Municipal Light Department

March 29, 2018

A small municipal utility installed a battery storage system to compliment an existing solar electric system for cost savings and resilient power. This case study includes technical and financial details, as well as lessons learned over the course of the project.

Project Overview: Sterling Municipal Energy Storage Project

February 26, 2018

This two-page handout provides a brief overview of a battery storage installation that is providing vital resiliency and economic benefits to the town of Sterling, Massachusetts.

Owning the Benefits of Solar+Storage: New Ownership and Investment Models for Affordable Housing and Community Facilities

February 15, 2018

This paper explores additional ownership and financing options for solar+storage projects and low-income communities beyond direct ownership and conventional leasing models.

Customers in Most States Could Cut Energy Costs by Adding Battery Storage to Solar

September 14, 2017

New research shows that more than 25 percent of all commercial customers across the continental United States may be able to further reduce their electricity bills by adding battery storage in conjunction with solar installations.

Sterling Municipal Light Department Energy Storage System – A Revolution for the Electric Grid (video)

September 12, 2017

This ten-minute video showcases the economic and resilient power benefits of a solar PV and battery energy storage system in the town of Sterling, Massachusetts.

Solar Risk: How Energy Storage Can Preserve Solar Savings in California Affordable Housing

May 17, 2017

A new analysis finds that energy storage can effectively hedge against proposed changes to California’s solar policies and utility rates that could drastically reduce the value of solar.

Green Mountain Power (GMP): Significant Revenues from Energy Storage

May 3, 2017

Green Mountain Power’s Stafford Hill microgrid, a 4MW/3.4 MWh battery energy system integrated with solar generation in western Vermont, exemplifies the multiple uses and significant revenue potential of advanced energy storage combined with solar PV in a microgrid configuration, behind a utility meter.