Snohomish PUD Groundbreaking for Arlington Microgrid

From left to right: US Rep. Rick Larsen, SnoPUD VP Sig Logan, Dept. of Commerce staff Bob Kirchmeier and SnoPUD Assistant GM, Tom DeBoer

Bob Kirchmeier and others helped move the first dirt at the Snohomish PUD’s groundbreaking for the Arlington Microgrid and Clean Energy Technology Center Project. This is a Clean Energy Fund project which represents a new technology and approach offering grid resiliency and renewable energy integration. The project will include a 500-kilowatt solar array with smart inverters, a 1,000 kW/1,000 kWh lithium-ion battery storage system and several vehicle-to-grid charging stations for use with the PUD’s electric fleet vehicles.

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