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New Partnership to Explore Utility-Scale BESS Technologies for Microgrids

Energy Plug and Enwind Power aim to grow the microgrid industry in the North American and Latin American markets.
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PepsiCo NA Installing Tesla Megapack Battery Storage to Supply Electric Trucks at California Site

The 170,000-square-foot Fresno facility is home to a fleet operation which distributes such products as Pepsi, STARRY, Gatorade, Rockstar, Aquafina and more. The beverage giant...
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Deepening the Understanding of What Microgrids Can Offer: PowerSecure's Todd Jackson at MGK 2024

Using microgrids as an alternative means to ensure operational uptime is a significant selling point, as PowerSecure’s Todd Jackson pointed out at Microgrid Knowledge Conference...
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Scale Microgrid, EO Charging Partnering on Future Fleet Electrification Stations

The non-exclusive partnership agreement will utilize Scale’s ability to provide on-site power resources and microgrids to facilitate EO Charging’s stations to be built across ...
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NY Green Bank Loans Catalyze $100M to Finance Community Solar Projects

Community solar offers an alternative and sometimes more accessible type of renewable energy. Some microgrid developers are interested in community solar as part of their projects...
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Bloom Energy Expanding Hydrogen Power Generation for Intel's Santa Clara Data Center

For Intel’s high-performance data center in Santa Clara, the answer became clear: expand on their existing hydrogen fuel cell infrastructure.
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Tribal Communities Want Energy Resilience with Microgrids: Is the U.S. Stepping Up?

A major goal for outage-prone tribal communities is becoming energy resilient through the deployment of microgrids and renewable energy. They’re also looking to take control of...
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Smart Inverter States: New Map Shows Progress of IEEE 1547-2018 Adoption

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) several years ago established its IEEE 1547-2018 standard on interconnection requirements for smart inverters. This...

Exploring the Potential of Community Microgrids Through Three Innovative Case Studies

Community microgrids represent a burgeoning solution to meet the energy needs of localized areas and regions. These microgrids are clusters of interconnected energy resources,...

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Resiliency Now: Concord Engineering CEO Mike Fischette Highlights Decentralized Power at MGK 2024

Understanding microgrids and their benefits is only part of the equation, Fischette pointed out. Organizations must also develop critical skillsets to ensure that microgrids are...

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Making Sure Fiber Customer Turn-ups are Done Right the First Time

Fiber is being installed at a pace the industry has never seen before, with more deployments, more customer connections, and fewer people to do the skilled work. This FAQ takes...

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Microgrid Standardization Will Accelerate Much Needed Adoption

Demand for microgrids is growing in large part because they offer resilience for today’s energy needs. Microgrids are just one example of distributed energy resources. They generate...
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3 reasons your microgrid controls should be able to communicate in real time

Tom Poteet, vice president of corporate development at Mesa Solutions, outlines three things a microgrid controller should be able to do: accept control commands, engage in site...