GIWH for Energy Storage

Below is an article that Kelly Murphy, Business Development Specialist for Steffes, wrote an article on how Grid-Interactive Water Heaters (GIWH) can be a critical asset for the evolving electric grid: The US electric grid system is composed of four primary components: (1) large centralized power plants; (2) a backbone, high-voltage transmission network; (3) a … Read More

Come see Steffes at the DUG Rockies

Steffes is excited to be at Booth #740 at the DUG Rockies Conference March 9-11, 2016. The show takes place at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. Join oil and gas  professionals from 25+ executive-level speakers and hundreds of exhibitors in Denver for two days of candid discussions focused on how to cut costs … Read More

Micro Grids and Energy Storage

In rural Alaska, there are nearly 200 off-grid communities that heat their homes with fuel oil and generate their electricity with diesel generators. Intelligent Energy Systems (IES) has been working to economically add wind generators so the communities can use less diesel fuel. Since 2010 Steffes has been working with IES on storage solutions. The … Read More

Battery in Every Basement

Last week I was at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Tech Advantage Conference. I attended a session on “The Future of Water Heating Load Control” . The presenters did a great job of describing how electric water heaters can be an integral part of dealing with EPA 111c ruling on carbon emissions and … Read More

Community Energy Storage- A Key For Renewables and Grid Management

COMMUNITY ENERGY STORAGE – A KEY FOR RENEWABLES AND GRID MANAGEMENT  DICKINSON, NORTH DAKOTA – FEBRUARY 18, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Steffes commends the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) for their joint effort in the recent launch of the Community Storage initiative.  “It’s exciting to see the … Read More

Steffes Awarded Veteran Support Business of the Year

Steffes is honored to be awarded with the “Veteran Support Business of the Year”. This award is given to any business that has demonstrated significant support to the veteran community in the past year. The Strom Center at Dickinson State University hosted the Veteran Entrepreneurship Awards Nominations on November 11th, 2015. The goal of this … Read More

Senior TRio SSS students attend Backpack to Briefcase Event

DICKINSON, N.D. – Senior students from Dickinson State University’s (DSU) TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) program attended the fifth annual TRiO SSS Backpack to Briefcase event Oct. 16-17 on the DSU campus. Backpack to Briefcase is an event that offers workshops to help graduating seniors prepare to transition into professional settings after college. Community members, … Read More

Steffes Awarded OSHA Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP)

Steffes is proud to announce their Dickinson facility has been awarded the Certificate of Recognition under the OSHA Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration Regional Office in North Dakota. Steffes successfully participated in a comprehensive safety and onsite consultation survey conducted on August 4 and August 5, … Read More

Steffes Exhibits at the California ISO Stakeholder Summit Sacramento, California – October 22-23

Steffes is excited to be an exhibitor (Booth #22) at the sold out California ISO Stakeholder Summit taking place October 22 – 23. This year’s theme, “Leading the Way to 50 Percent,”  reflects California’s initiative to get half of its energy from renewable sources by 2030. Fifteen years ago, California enacted the nation’s first law … Read More