Northern Power Awarded NYPA Contract for DG Systems

January 31, 2005 by Jeff Shepard

Northern Power Systems Inc. (NPS, Waitsfield, VT), a subsidiary of Distributed Energy Systems Corp., has been awarded a master implementation contract by the New York Power Authority (NYPA) to design, engineer and install distributed generation (DG) projects at various NYPA customer sites over the next three years.

The first of two projects identified for development is a 400 kW fuel cell combined heat and power (CHP) system for Metro North in Grand Central Station in New York City. The second project is a 240 kW CHP system for SUNY Albany Nanotech at its new global research and development and technology commercialization center. The anticipated total value of the contract over the three-year time period is between $5 and $10 million.