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What is the difference between a microgrid and a smart grid?

Tags: Microgrid, Smart grid, Technology, Energy

Article | InBuilding Magazine

The term “smart grid” is often used as a generic term when discussing how technology is impacting the creation and use of energy, but it’s somewhat vague. Technology affects energy use in many ways and at many levels, and the phrase “smart grid” is not meaningful to most building owners. However, a related concept, the microgrid, is something that owners and property managers should become familiar with. So what do these terms actually mean? Southland Energy’s Ken Robinson explains.


Energy Exchange and the Better Buildings Summit 2018

Tags: Events, Modeling, Analytics

Huntington Convention Center
Cleveland, Ohio

Southland Energy will be among leaders from the federal, private, education, and state and local government sectors who will convene to accelerate the adoption of energy and water efficiency, integrated resilience, emerging and secure technologies, and replicable renewable energy solutions.

Southland Energy Booth #523

To register or to learn more, click here



Southland Energy Appoints Federal Business Development Manager

Tags: Federal, Energy Efficiency

Dulles, VA
Southland Energy, a division of Southland Industries, recently appointed Thomas “T.W.” Williams as Federal Business Development Manager. In his new role, Mr. Williams will be responsible for overseeing Southland Energy’s federal business growth strategy on a national scale.

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Energy Exchange 2017

Tags: Energy

Tampa Convention Center
Tampa, Florida

Southland Energy will be among technology and project implementation specialists at the Federal Energy Management Program’s Energy Exchange 2017. The event will focus on the challenges and opportunities of energy consumption, sustainability, energy efficiency, and energy security in and across federal agencies.

Southland Energy Booth #413


Leveraging Building Analytics to Optimize Energy Savings Performance Contracts

Tags: Analytics, ESPC, Government, Military

Article | The Military Engineer 
Southland Energy’s Ken Robinson discussed the recent technological advancement of building analytics within the building automation industry and how building analytics can plan an important role in maximizing the benefits of an Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) in area ranging from project development to savings preservation.


Southland Energy Awarded Fort Riley Energy Services Performance Contract

Tags: ESPC, Government, Army

Fort Riley, Kansas
Southland Energy, a division of Southland Industries, was recently awarded an energy services performance contract (ESPC) for Fort Riley near Junction City, Kansas. The first phase of this multi-phase project is expected to provide more than $37 million in facility improvements across 280 buildings.

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Department of Energy Selects Southland Energy for Energy Savings Performance Contract

Tags: DOE, Federal

Dulles, VA
Southland Energy, a division of Southland Industries, was recently awarded an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) by the Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program.

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Southland Energy Awarded Union City Energy Efficiency Project

Tags: Solar, Energy Efficiency, Building Automation

Union City, CA
Southland Energy, a division of Southland Industries was recently awarded the Union City energy efficiency project in Union City, California. The upgrades are a result of customer Union City's desire to add solar energy and update the existing building infrastructure to include more efficient mechanical systems.

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Southland Energy Appoints Director of Business Operations


San Diego, CA
Southland Energy, a division of Southland Industries, recently appointed Ken Robinson as Director of Business Operations. In this role, Mr. Robinson will oversee the development and execution of a robust business platform, including processes and best practices across the organization’s business development, project development, and project implementation efforts. 

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Southland Energy Awarded Randolph-Macon Academy Campus Energy Upgrade

Tags: Educational Facilities

Dulles, VA
Southland Energy, a division of Southland Industries, was recently awarded a series of upgrades and replacements for the Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal, Virginia. As a project awarded under VirginiaSAVES, a new program designed to reduce the cost of qualified energy efficiency projects and provide low- or no-cost long term financing, the project is completely self-funding and aims to reduce the school’s carbon footprint by 35 percent.

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