Green Charge Networks, a leader in intelligent energy storage, has signed agreements for 1 MW of energy storage with retail chain customers and city municipalities that are seeking to reduce their electricity bills through smart grid technologies. Many businesses in
7-Eleven stores have been using GCN’s GreenStation successfully for the past two years. One 7-Eleven GreenStation in
“It is a big accomplishment to our company to help businesses and local governments use power more efficiently,” said
America’s aging grid is in need of an update. Not only can smart grid technologies like GreenStation save businesses thousands of dollars on their electricity bills, they are also an important tool in both climate change adaptation and mitigation. GreenStation is designed to withstand storms as fierce as Hurricane Sandy or temperatures as extreme as the recent polar vortex.
The combination of an aging utility grid and increasing storms due to climate change is a deadly mix. Between 2003-2012, the US experienced 679 major weather related outages, including 7 of the 10 costliest storms in US history (White House Report). GCN’s GreenStation energy storage technology helps businesses regulate their energy use so that even during extreme weather events they don’t pay special “demand” charges for peak energy use. If smart grid technologies like GreenStation were implemented nationally they could save the energy equivalent of 4,000 coal plants per year (Energy Manager Today).
About Green Charge Networks
Founded in 2009, Green Charge Networks is a leader in intelligent customer-sited energy storage. The company gives commercial and industrial customers control of rising demand rates on their monthly electric bills. Green Charge Networks’ product complements solar PV, electric vehicle charging, and energy efficiency. The GreenStation was developed in partnership with leading utilities around the country, the
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