Inland Empire Utilities Agency Launches Advanced Energy Storage System to take on Water-Energy Nexus

Inland Empire, CA – (RealEstateRama) — The Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) and Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) will host a dedication event for their landmark water-energy project on October 20 at 11:00 a.m. The project is the first-of-its-kind to integrate renewable resources and energy storage at a public water agency. The system uses Tesla battery technology to integrate solar, wind, biogas and grid resources in order to optimize renewable generation, reduce demand on the electric grid and lower energy costs.

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The 3.65 MW energy storage solution is custom designed to optimize IEUA’s on-site generation in order to enhance the agency’s clean energy footprint and continue its reputation as a leader in clean technology and environmental stewardship.

What: Dedication to launch the IEUA-AMS advanced energy storage system

Where: Inland Empire Utilities Agency, Regional Water Recycling Plant No. 5, 6068 Kimball Ave., Chino, CA 91708 and live streaming at www.facebook.com/ieuawater.

When: October 20, 2016, 11:00 a.m.

Who: Federal and state elected officials, as well as IEUA and AMS executives:

– U.S. Rep. Mark Takano (D-Riverside)

– U.S. Rep. Norma Torres (D-Pomona)

– State Senator Connie Leyva (D-Chino)

– Terry Catlin, President, IEUA Board of Directors

– Steve Elie, Secretary, IEUA Board of Directors

– Susan Kennedy, Founder and CEO, AMS

About Inland Empire Utilities Agency

The Inland Empire Utilities Agency covers 242-square miles, distributes imported water, provides industrial/municipal wastewater collection and treatement services and other related utility services to more than 875,000 people through its member agencies which include Chino, Chino Hills, Cucamonga Valley Water District, Fontana, Fontana Water Company, Montclair, Monte Vista Water District, Ontario and Upland. To learn more, visit www.ieua.org.

About Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) is pioneering the use of advanced energy storage systems for electric utility grid support. The company designs, finances, installs and manages advanced energy storage solutions for commercial, industrial and government building owners. AMS’s unique fleet management software provides optimized resource management, cost reduction and revenue generation for large-scale energy users. To learn more, visit www.advmicrogrid.com.

CONTACT:

Matthew Simmons – AMS
(202) 277-4890

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Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA/Agency) is a regional wastewater treatment agency and wholesale distributor of imported water. Today, the Agency is responsible for serving approximately 870,000 people over 242 square miles in western San Bernardino County.

The Agency is focused on providing three key services: (1) treating wastewater, developing recycled water, local water resources, and conservation programs to reduce the region’s dependence on imported water supplies and drought-proof the service area; (2) converting biosolids and waste products into a high-quality compost made from recycled materials; and (3) generating electrical energy from renewable sources.

Contact:

Phone: (909) 993-1600
Fax:(909) 993-1985

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