Grass Valley’s BoxPower installs PG&E’s first solar-powered remote grid system

Grass Valley-based BoxPower Inc., which has developed a solar power generation unit that fits in a shipping container, has been hired by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. to set up a power grid in a remote area of PG&E territory where power has been interrupted in the past by wildfires.

BoxPower’s power unit is being installed in Briceburg in Mariposa County to replace PG&E Corp. (NYSE: PCG) grid connections to the remote area near Yosemite National Park.

The contract represents a new use for BoxPower’s…


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