The Red Hook Community Microgrid Project is a smart grid project located in Brooklyn, New York, US.

Description

The Red Hook Community Microgrid Project was completed using smart grid as the technology category. It is a microgrid project with a rated capacity of 10MW. It is implemented in the town/community.

The smart grid project is owned by New York State Energy Research &amp and Development Authority and developed by Brooklyn Microgrid .

The Red Hook Community Microgrid Project has the following equipment associated with it:

– Energy Storage System

Contractors involved

New York State Energy Research &amp and Development Authority have partnered with Brooklyn Microgrid to construct and complete the Red Hook Community Microgrid Project.

Additional information

– A microgrid planned for a low-income neighborhood in Brooklyn could utilize up to 10 MW, according to a report from Bloomberg Business.
– The Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn was hit hard by hurricanes Sandy and Irene, suffering power outages that lasted weeks. Depending on how it is designed, the microgrid — being developed by the group Red Hook NY Rising Community Reconstruction Plan — could supply residents with between 2 MW and 10 MW of power. The grid would utiilize both commercial and residential distributed generation sources, including solar power.

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.