Smart House Tours Underway

Department of Public Utilities employees are briefed this morning by Heath Hill about the Smart House at 1925‐D Trinity Dr. Tours of the $52 million state‐of‐the‐art, international, smart grid project can be scheduled for individuals and groups by emailing dpu@lacnm.us or contacting DPU’s Public Relations Office at 505.662.8002. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Also, this morning, Suzette Fox who manages Los Alamos MainStreet visited the Smart House. New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) partnered in the collaborative demonstration smart grid project with Los Alamos County’s Department of Public Utilities and Los Alamos National Laboratory. In March, NEDO will give to Los Alamos all of the facilities at the Smart House at no charge and Los Alamos will be the owner of this equipment including 1 megawatt of photovoltaics; 8.2 megawatt hour battery storage system; all the smart equipment in the house and all the equipment to operate the microgrid. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

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