Monthly Archives: September 2014

2014 Modernizing the Grid: Microgrid on the Big Island

How a Hawaiian cattle ranch is taking its energy future in to its own hands
Problem: Hawaii’s prohibitively high electricity prices threaten the prospects of Parker Ranch, a cattle ranch on Waimea.
Solution: Parker Ranch contracted with Siemens and Booz Allen Hamilton to conduct an integrated resource plan examining the energy alternatives available to the ranch. Parker Ranch is actively pursuing those options.   Read the Case Study