California University’s 23 campuses to Install Megawatts of Solar+Storage

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Officials said the energy storage project will be the largest of its kind at an educational institution in the United States.

By Josh Dulaney, LA Daily News

Cal State University announced Wednesday a landmark energy project expected to cut costs by millions and provide a boost to the electricity grid. The 23-campus university and San Francisco-based Advanced Microgrid Systems will install advanced battery storage facilities at several locations — starting at Cal State Long Beach this summer — with the first phase aimed at reducing electricity costs by $3.3 million and storing enough energy to power 2,000 homes.
Where CSU will install massive energy storage facilities

Photo: Cal State Long Beach will be among the first campuses in the Cal State University system to install an energy storage system under a new partnership with Advanced Microgrid Solutions. LA Daily News File Photo