Project description: Design and install a renewable microgrid consisting of 250kW solar PV structures utilizing SunPower modules (on top of 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 operation.* Assisted in site selection, planning, provided electrical design, liaised extensively with OSHPD achieving permit for the one of a kind project, provided onsite support during start up and commission, and now provide ongoing assistance to ensure effective operation and reporting.
|Size||1mWh Storage, 250kW Solar Array, $5,000,000|
|Features||OSHPD, first I-Occupancy Microgrid in California|
|Sustainability||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.