The New Britain Microgrid Project is a smart grid project being developed in New Britain, Connecticut, US. It is a microgrid renewable integration project.

The project is expected to be completed in 2021.

Description

The New Britain Microgrid Project is currently under construction and will use smart grid technology. The project has a rated capacity of 545MWh.

The smart grid project is owned by Citizens Energy and is being installed by Schneider Electric .

The New Britain Microgrid Project has the following equipment associated with it:

– Battery Energy Storage System
– Solar Power Supply

New Britain Microgrid Project development status

The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021.

Contractors involved

Citizens Energy has partnered with Schneider Electric to construct and complete the New Britain Microgrid Project.

Additional information

– Schneider Electric and Citizens Energy Corporation, announced the start of construction of their first joint resiliency project to deploy an advanced microgrid to serve four critical facilities on the campus of The Daughters of Mary of the Immaculate Conception in New Britain, Connecticut.
– The microgrid will help ensure more reliable and efficient power and improve resiliency for Daughters of Mary facilities following major storms and other natural disasters, enabling uninterrupted electric services to critical infrastructure during emergencies.

About Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric SE (Schneider Electric) formerly Schneider Electric SA, is an energy management and automation company that develops related technologies and solutions for electricity distribution. Its major products include automation and control products; low voltage products and systems; solar and energy storage; medium voltage distribution and grid automation; and critical power, cooling and racks. The company also offers energy and sustainability services, field and automation, cloud, consulting and training services. Schneider Electric serves various industries, including banking and finance, food and beverage, healthcare, life sciences, marine, metals, minerals and cement, mining, oil and gas, retail, and automotive and mobility among others. The company has presence in Africa, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, South America and North America. Schneider Electric is headquartered in Rueil-Malmaison, France.

Methodology

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