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

Summary:

A new solar PV and battery energy storage system in the town of Sterling, Massachusetts is saving the Sterling Municipal Light Department’s ratepayers hundreds of thousands of dollars and providing up to 12 days of backup power to the police station to keep first responder operations running, even during extended power outages.

This ten-minute video showcases the economic and resilient power benefits of the solar+storage system with several interviewees discussing the merits of the project and features an animation segment that explains how the battery storage system works to save money and provide resilient power to the town during an emergency.

Learn more about Sterling’s energy storage project here.

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Publication Details:

Author(s): Clean Energy Group, Clean Energy States Alliance
Date: 09/12/2017
Project: Clean Energy States Alliance, Resilient Power Project
Published By: Clean Energy Group, Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA)
Type: Video
Technologies: Energy Storage, Microgrid, Solar+Storage