Andrew Cuomo today announced the microgrid winners for Stage 2 of the NY Prize, as well as significant new financial support for those who go on to win in the third and final stage.
Long Island: Town of Huntington; Rockville Centre; Village of Freeport.Partners: Burns Engineering, Customized Energy Solutions, Siemens, nypa, Luthin Associates, Matrix New World Engineering, Michael Barnas, and Con Edison. As a result of this competition, New Yorks grid will become more reliable, secure, and resilientone microgrid at a time.Nyserda awarded 100,000 in funding to 83 community microgrid projects.The microgrid winners will use the money to conduct detailed engineering designs and business plans.NY Prize Microgrid Winners.Heres a look inside the 11 microgrid project winners selected March 23 by the New York Energy and Research Development Authority (nyserda) in Stage 2 of the NY Prize.Posted in: Energy democracy, Energy rights, Grid reform, New York.The article in Greentech Media surmises that the 100,000 prize granted to the winners of the stage one phase of the competition would not even be sufficient to fund the projects engineering studies.The free newsletter covering the top industry headlines.Reforming the Energy Vision effort, is intended to help modernize and grid and add resiliency in areas where extreme weather has often resulted in power outages.Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus The microgrid would serve a growing medical campus with 12,000 employees and many of the citys vital medical facilities.The evolving role of microgrid provides an opportunity to benefit low-income communities.Some also see microgrids leading to electricity price suppression, Wood said, referencing this article.
Multiple business structures are being applied in different ways for a variety of customers across six regions of the State this diversity will help pave the way for microgrids in other communities.
The community was devastated by Hurricane Sandy.