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UIUC Microgrid Control Demo

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Watch this explainer video from the team at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign about the arpa-e project “Distributed Grid Control of Flexible Loads and DERs for Optimized Provision of Synthetic Regulating Reserves” and see how HIL is involved in these kinds of Microgrid projects. Check out this Blog article highlighting DERs:  ARPA-E virtual both blog article


Moving the New ECE Building toward Zero Net Energy – Funding Solar Panels

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Solar panels are key to the new super-efficient ECE building achieving zero net energy. We project that this goal can be met with 1.5 megawatts of solar energy: .3 megawatt on the ECE building (ECEB) and 1.2 megawatts on the adjacent North Parking Garage (NPG) roof. The Student Sustainability Committee (SSC) first funded a $150,000 […]