A revolutionary way to easily value resilience for any facility

Normalizing the value-of-resilience at any facility

  • Tier 1: Critical loads are life-sustaining and/or mission-critical that should be configured for 100% resilience.
  • Tier 2: Priority loads should be maintained as long as doing so does not threaten the ability to maintain Tier 1 loads.
  • Tier 3: Discretionary loads should be maintained only when doing so does not threaten the ability to maintain Tier 1 and Tier 2 loads.
  • Tier 1: Usually about 10% of a facility’s total load.
  • Tier 2: Usually about 15% of the total load.
  • Tier 3: The remaining load and usually about 75% of the total load.
  • Tier 1 loads: Online 100% of the time.
  • Tier 2 loads: Online at least 80% of the time.
  • Tier 3 loads: Online at least 25% of the time.
  1. Normal grid-connected operations: In normal operations, with the exception of a minimum battery energy storage system (BESS) state of charge reserved for resilience (SOCr), the entire usable BESS energy capacity should be available for daily cycling in pursuit of economic optimization, as illustrated in the figure below.
  2. Emergency grid-outage operations: In emergency operations, during grid outages, the site is entirely powered by the Solar Microgrid, with the solar and BESS being dedicated to serving onsite loads according to the specified tiering prioritization.

Provisioning VOR123 from a Community Microgrid

Realizing the potential of VOR123

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Accelerating the transition to #renewableenergy and a modern grid through technical, policy, and project development expertise. www.clean-coalition.org

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