Infrastructure for the Future: How Microgrids are Accelerating Transportation Sector Decarbonization

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Transportation emits the most greenhouse gases of any U.S. sector, making fleet electrification a top priority of the historic Infrastructure Investment and Jobs and Inflation Reduction Acts. However, today’s aging utility grids aren’t ready to meet rapidly rising energy demand from passenger, medium-, and heavy-duty electric vehicles. Public and private fleet owners are turning to behind-the-meter microgrids to overcome this challenge and achieve their sustainability and energy reliability goals.

In this webinar, transportation leaders discussed proven strategies for accelerating the transition to a zero-emission future.

  • Transit: Montgomery County, Maryland officials are pioneering the EV transformation with an integrated microgrid and EV bus charging system that will abate 168,000 metric tons of CO2.
  • Distribution & Logistics: Distribution innovators explained the efficiency and sustainability benefits for warehouses and private fleet owners from on-site solar and EV charging.
  • Ports: See how ports are utilizing microgrid technology to support electrification of ground vehicles and meet ambitious energy resilience and zero-emission goals.

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Deploying microgrids is a key resilience objective for the DoD. Existing EUL and PPA procurement authorities for microgrids can be combined into an Energy as a Service procurement model. The EaaS model draws from the EUL’s authority to execute land leases for the siting of energy infrastructure (microgrids) on DoD installations. It also draws from the PPA’s authority that enables a energy developer to contract with a DoD agency by selling energy in exchange for its services in financing, designing, building, owning, operating, and maintaining energy infrastructure. 
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