first_imgNorthern Power Systems has launched anew interactive website: is external) and established a west coast presence tosupport its rapid growth as a leading provider of state-of-the-art powersolutions. Serving commercial, industrial, and government audiences, thenew site is a resource for information abouton-site power, integrated power, renewable energy and isolated utilitypower. In addition, the company announced it has opened a new office spaceat 33 New Montgomery St., Suite 1280, in the middle of San Francisco’sfinancial district. The new office furthers Northern’s commitment to betterservice customers affected by the instability of grid-supplied power broughtabout through deregulation of the regional electric markets.Visitors to the new website will be able to obtain information on powersolutions for prime/continuous power, combined heat and power (CHP), andcritical load support from both fossil fuel and renewable energy sources inapplications that are both connected to the grid and off the grid. Keyfeatures of the site include:* A basic needs assessment to direct visitors to themost relevant information according to their needs;* Site analysis surveys to determine appropriate powersolutions and offer preliminary budget estimates;* Information on power trends as they relate toparticular markets, such as commercial/institutional facilities, digitallydependent business, distributed generation, manufacturing, industrialinfrastructure and remote installations; and* Case studies and detailed information about many ofthe projects Northern has completed for a blue-chip list of clients.To kick-off the new website Northern Power is offering site visitors a freepacket of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters’ Organic Blend coffee. GreenMountain Coffee Roasters utilizes an efficient and ultra-reliable CHPsystem, provided by Northern, to ensure critical power for its bean roastingprocess. Learn more about this project from the case study found on the newwebsite. In addition, visitors will have the opportunity to subscribe toPowerForward, the company’s quarterly “energy news and views” enewsletterfeaturing contributions from Northern’s executive vice president, DanReicher. Reicher brings significant market and regulatory insight gained fromhis prior experience as U.S. Assistant Secretary of Energy for RenewableEnergy and Energy Efficiency.The San Francisco office supports new project development and serves asproject office for Northern’s growing customer base. Northern has beenbuilding relationships in California for more than 20 years, offeringon-site generation solutions. With the power crisis in the state increasingelectricity prices and causing transmission constraints as projected by theCalifornia Energy Commission, Northern’s cogeneration and renewable on-sitegeneration systems are providing both economic and lower polluting solutionsto the challenges many businesses are facing. For example, Northern iscurrently implementing a 1.5 MW highly efficient, CHP on-site power systemin downtown San Francisco for Equity Office Properties thelargest commercial real estate owner in the country. Northern is installinga highly efficient cogeneration system aiming to improve the energy supplyand lessen the impact on the environment..last_img