Alameda County Santa Rita Jail Microgrid Wins Energy Storage Innovation Award

The microgrid project at Alameda County’s Santa Rita Jail in Dublin, CA won an Innovation Award from Energy Storage North America earlier this month. The Jail’s microgrid, which utilizes fuel cells, 1.2 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaics (PV), energy storage, and microturbines, provides resiliency and “islanding” capabilities (meaning the Jail can independently generate and store its…

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