NEDO Signs MOU for Demonstration for Hybrid Solar Inverter & Battery System with Monitoring and Control in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
July 21, 2015
EDO has agreed to collaborate with the Canadian city of Oshawa and Oshawa Power Utility Corporation (OPUC) of Canada on a smart community demonstration project, concluding a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU was signed by NEDO Executive Director Hiroshi Kuniyoshi, Oshawa Mayor John Henry, and OPUC Chairman Ron Stewart on July 17, 2015.
In Canadian city of Oshawa where power outage issues caused by frost damage and other forms of weather exposure are prevalent, the demonstration project aims to install inverter systems with solar panels and storage batteries in individual households. The project will provide increased autonomy to customers during emergency situations while demonstrating a system for the utility company to remotely control the power output to the power grid. The project result is expected to contribute to further introduction of this system in other areas of the world prone to cold climates and unstable power supplies.
Scene of signing