Media Coverage
May 7, 2019
Ground-Breaking Reimagining Organic Waste Event Recap | May 7, 2019

MONTEREY, CA - This April, the Monterey County Sustainability Working Group (MCSWG) held a groundbreaking Reimagining Organic Waste event with the express purpose of addressing—and improving—management of organic waste (culls)—byproduct generated from chopping, slicing, and dicing fresh vegetables. In the face of increasing disposal costs and regulations, voices from throughout[...]

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April 10, 2019
Taylor Farms – Powering a Sustainable Future | April 5th, 2019

Taylor Farms credits Concentric Power in new blog story: Our natural-gas powered cogeneration system is an important part of our advanced, three-part renewable and alternative energy system, offsetting annual energy by 62% at our Gonzales, CA-based veggie facility. Together, power from our wind turbine, solar array and Concentric Powercogeneration plant reduces[...]

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January 22, 2019
Why Microgrids & Co-Generation Are Coal’s Worst Nightmare | Jan 22, 2019

This article is Featured in cleantechnica.com In the midst of all the gloom and doom hovering over the US coal industry, the great state of West Virginia is celebrating an uptick in coal production. That’s good news for coal communities, at least for now. However, it’s a case of[...]

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January 16, 2019
PG&E bankruptcy shows we don’t know how to pay for climate change | Jan 16, 2019

Scientists recently suggested that corporations have vastly underestimated the costs of climate change. The impending bankruptcy of Pacific Gas & Electric could be proving them right. The fires that raged through California in the past two years have been the some of the most devastating to ever hit[...]

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January 16, 2019
Chief Executive of Concentric Power Interviewed  in Forbes | Jan 16, 2019

PG&E's Bankruptcy Was Predictable And Could Have Been Prevented With Distributed Assets Ken Silverstein Contributor When PG&E Corp. said that it would declare bankruptcy on Monday, no one was surprised given the damages from wildfires. But what is less recognizable is that a “straight line” can be drawn from[...]

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October 5, 2018
October 2018 Press Coverage

The founder of Concentric Power, Brian Curtis was featured in two articles of the POWER mid-October issue and T&D World Advanced Digital Technology Offers Utilities Profound Changes U.S. Biomass Power, Dampened by Market Forces, Fights to Stay Ablaze The Rise in Distributed Energy Resources and What’s in Store for Utilities[…]

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Shared Energy Resources | Aug 2018

DISTRIBUTED ENERGY MAGAZINE From the July-August 2018 issue |Forester Network Shared Energy Resources Innovation is driving the future of microgrids. There is a familiar backstory in electric power generation that has influenced the industry over the 40 years since the Public Utilities Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA)[...]

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Software platform propels Concentric Power into growth mode | June 2018

SALINAS, Calif. – Concentric Power plans to hire 25 more people as demand grows for one of its latest products, a software platform that lets companies optimize their energy usage from various sources. “We’re intelligently looking at – in real time – what’s going on with wind and[...]

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June 15, 2018
Two Models, Two Outcomes for Demand Response in PJM, California | June 2018

Two different models yielded two very different outcomes for demand response in PJM territory and California recently. The results illuminate the pros and cons of how distributed energy resources are treated in both markets. In PJM’s most recent annual capacity auction, for delivery in 2021-2022, demand response was[...]

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May 4, 2018
Distributed Gas Generation: Big Power in Small(er) Packages | May 2018

The traditional electricity grid is being transformed, as more businesses look to control their costs by producing their own power. A need for reliable back- up power, the push for more resiliency in generation, and a desire for electricity in remote locations is driving distributed generation, with natural[...]

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