Capstone ensured reliability during recent disasters through its microturbines that continued to power impacted communities. One such system kept a hotel on St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands up and running during Hurricane Irma. Capstone Turbines was featured on episode 1 of CEBN’s podcast series.
When the power goes out in a high-rise Manhattan apartment complex, the lights, HVAC, elevators, and water pressure don’t work. CHP is a continuous, reliable power source that provides enormous cost savings.
This NSF-funded startup is storing solid-state hydrogen on a silicon substrate. Imagine your cell phone holding a charge for 20 days, or your solar panels powering your home on cloudy days.
How did a congregation of 2,500 School Sisters of Notre Dame cut their energy use in half and improve their quality of life? A comprehensive set of building efficiency, lighting, HVAC and solar solutions reduced energy costs and offered more comfortable living conditions on the 38-acre campus.
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From 2014-2015, The Pew Charitable Trusts examined emerging clean energy economies in eight states. Several of the businesses featured in case studies are current CEBN members.