Year: 2014

Learn how DC Systems enables energy storage adoption and integration at scale at Energy Storage North America!

    For the second year in a row, DC Systems will head south for the Energy Storage North America conference in San Jose, CA. Like last year, participants on ESNA’s energy storage site tours will be able to see DC Systems’ RT|Stored Energy Control System live in action at the PG&E Yerba Buena Battery Energy Storage Pilot …

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Keeping up with CAISO – What We Learned at the CAISO Resource Interconnection Fair

Last week DC Systems traveled to Folsom, CA to attend CAISO’s first Resource Interconnection Fair. The event was well-attended and the constant flow of questions from the audience confirmed what we, as providers of one part of the interconnection solution, already knew: especially for first time inter-connectors, but even for companies who have been through the …

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Ivanpah goes online: World’s largest solar thermal plant connects to grid through DC Systems RIG

The world’s largest solar thermal plant went online today and is connected to the grid by a DC Systems RT|Remote Intelligent Gateway (RT|RIG). Located in the Mojave Desert, the 392 MW Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System reflects sunlight to heat water in boilers atop 459-foot towers, creating steam to drive turbines and generate electricity. Located …

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Smart Grid News – What can we really expect from distribution automation?

Guest authored, along with other industry professionals, in SmartGridNews.com David Meyers, VP of sales for DC Systems, has this to say: “Distributed intelligence at the grid edge may or may not need to piggyback on AMI networks presents the most exciting opportunities for making the grid smarter. Automated Sectionalizing and Restoration (ASR), implemented at the …

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Energy Storage in California – What’s Different This Time?

We had the opportunity to sponsor lunch at the California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA) Market Development Forum yesterday and out of (many) conferences that I attend, this was one of the more exciting. Why? Stored energy is nascent as a resource of any importance…like, say, DR ten years ago or solar five years ago…so it …

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RT 6.0

Today we announced the release of RT 6.0, the latest version of our Real-Time Smart Grid Platform. This is exciting for all of the usual reasons that a major software release is exciting–new features, excited customers, growth opportunities for us–but there is a another reason that we are excited. More than any previous version and …

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