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Title: SMUD Community Renewable Energy Deployment Final Report

This report summarizes the completion of four renewable energy installations supported by California Energy Commission (CEC) grant number CEC Grant PIR-11-005, the US Department of Energy (DOE) Assistance Agreement, DE-EE0003070, and the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Community Renewable Energy Deployment (CRED) program. The funding from the DOE, combined with funding from the CEC, supported the construction of a solar power system, biogas generation from waste systems, and anaerobic digestion systems at dairy facilities, all for electricity generation and delivery to SMUD’s distribution system. The deployment of CRED projects shows that solar projects and anaerobic digesters can be successfully implemented under favorable economic conditions and business models and through collaborative partnerships. This work helps other communities learn how to assess, overcome barriers, utilize, and benefit from renewable resources for electricity generation in their region. In addition to reducing GHG emissions, the projects also demonstrate that solar projects and anaerobic digesters can be readily implemented through collaborative partnerships. This work helps other communities learn how to assess, overcome barriers, utilize, and benefit from renewable resources for electricity generation in their region.
Authors:
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  1. Sacramento Municipal Utility District, Sacramento, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1185122
Report Number(s):
DOE-SMUD--0003070
DOE Contract Number:
EE0003070
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Sacramento Municipal Utility District, Sacramento, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
Contributing Orgs:
Conergy, Denver, CO (United States); Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District, Elk Grove, CA (United States); New Hope LLC, New York, NY (United States); Maas Energy Works, CA (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; 14 SOLAR ENERGY community renewable energy deployment, solar, biogas, fats oils and greases (FOG), biodigester, dairy, methane