Project description: Design and install a renewable microgrid consisting of 250kW solar PV structures utilizing SunPower modules (on top of the existing parking garage), 1 mWh battery storage (Samsung), Princeton Power inverters, LED lighting, and NextGen Microgrid Controller.
Charge Bliss developed, designed, and engineered the project and was subsequently awarded a grant by the California Energy Commission (CEC) to implement the idea and perform the construction.
Role – Involved in the project from concept through the operation.* Assisted in site selection and planning, provided electrical design, liaised extensively with OSHPD to achieve permit for the one-of-a-kind project, provided onsite support during start up and commission, and now provided ongoing assistance to ensure effective operation and reporting.
|1mWh Storage, 250kW Solar Array, $5,000,000
|OSHPD, first I-Occupancy Microgrid in California
|Microgrid, Energy Storage, Disadvantaged Community
* Involved on the project while employed as Principal by Mazzetti.
Bernard Tyson, CEO of Kaiser Permanente said about the project:
Where we live and work impacts our health. At Kaiser Permanente, we are working to minimize our environmental footprint with the goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2020.