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August 28, 2021

Plymouth Microgrid Project, US

By Carmen

The Plymouth Microgrid Project is a smart grid project located in Plymouth, Massachusetts, US. The installation of the project began in 2018 and the project was commissioned in 2019.

Description

The Plymouth Microgrid Project was completed using smart grid as the technology category. It is an advanced grid infrastructure, microgrid, renewable integration project with a rated capacity of 600,000kWh. It is implemented in the office buildings.

The smart grid project is developed by Comcast.

The Plymouth Microgrid Project has the following equipment associated with it:

– Solar Panels – 1170 units
– Solar Power Supply

Plymouth Microgrid Project development status

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The development of Plymouth Microgrid Project was started in 2018 and the commissioning was completed in 2019.

Contractors involved

Comcast will construct and complete the Plymouth Microgrid Project.

Additional information

– Comcast worked with solar energy company, Sunpower, to install the parking lot-based solar array, also enabling the installation of two dual-port electric vehicle (EV) charging stations beneath the solar panel canopy, with the ability to charge four vehicles simultaneously.
– The system provides the added benefit of providing covered parking spots for employees during inclement and hot weather conditions.
– The system will generate enough onsite clean energy – as much as 600,000 kWh of power annually.

About Comcast

Comcast Corp (Comcast) is a media and technology company that offers cable services, video services, voice-over internet protocol, and high-speed internet services. The company offers cable services through local broadcast stations, national broadcast networks, and national and regional cable networks as well as government and public access programming. The company also provides a broad range of entertainment, news and information, sports, and other content, and communication products and services. It offers services under Xfinity, NBCUniversal, Sky, and Comcast brand name. The company serves small and medium-sized businesses, residential and commercial customers. It has business presence in the US, Europe, and other regions. Comcast is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the US.

Methodology

All publicly-announced smart grid projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific power players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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