BLR Solar Grid

BLR’s Low Carbon Microgrid is complete

admin Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Pairing climate action with community resilience, the Tribe’s low-carbon, community-scale microgrid is installed and achieving its aggressive goals. Built by an extraordinary public/private partnership: California Energy Commission and its EPIC program, the Schatz Energy Research Center and Humboldt State University, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), Idaho National Laboratory, Siemens, Tesla, REC Solar, McKeever Energy, Colburn Electric, Kernen Construction, and …

Transit

BLR Transit News

admin Uncategorized Leave a Comment

The Blue Lake Rancheria Transit System is continuing its transition to low- and zero-carbon fuels. The public transit buses currently use biodiesel, manufactured at BLR using waste oil from the Tribe’s kitchens (which began as a student-led feasibility study). The next step is to transition to Electric Vehicle (EV) buses, and use the low-carbon, low-cost electricity from the BLR microgrid …