S&C completes microgrid project near University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

By Kathie Zipp S&C Electric Company, a smart grid leader shaping the future of power delivery announced today that it has provided the intelligent automation and control systems for Ameren Corporation’s microgrid facility in Champaign, Illinois. Located at Ameren’s Technology Applications Center (TAC) near the University of Illinois campus, the Ameren microgrid provides multiple sources of distributed generation – solar, wind, natural gas and battery storage – as well as advanced automation to support the TAC and a 1 MW residential load.
In the event of a power outage, the Ameren microgrid will use S&C’s intelligent automation and secondary controls from IPERC, S&C’s recently

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