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Oncor Electric Delivery microgrids

The main 106-kW solar array is on the top of the south facing parking deck and the energy collected from this array is stored in the Tesla battery system.

Hybrid Microgrids Front and Center

Oncor envisions the value microgrids will add to existing transmission and distribution grids.  

Is it a laboratory? Is it an educational facility? Is it a smart grid? Is it green? Will it improve reliability? Will it create customer value? Yes is the answer to all of these questions.

At first glance, Oncor Electric Delivery’s System Operating Support Facility (SOSF) may look like any number of electric utility service centers across the country. It is a 100-acre (40.5-hectare) site with buildings designed to service transformers, meters and other equipment. There is open s

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