Who's Making the Grade (And Who's not)?: Think Microgrid's 2023 State Scorecard

Across the nation, as studied by Think Microgrid’s policy team, only Connecticut, Colorado, Hawaii and Texas merited Bs in the State Scorecard. Most were handed Cs or Ds.

Nigeria Commissions New Minigrid Control Center

The state-of-the-art energy management system is located at the Nigerian Rural Electrification Agency headquarters in Abuja and is capable of hosting data generated by all the...

Bidirectional Charging Gains Ground with Toyota Project and Federal, California Bills

“I've been working in clean DER my entire 30-plus years career; vehicle-to-grid integration is an order of magnitude bigger and more important than any other DER resource,” said...

New AC/DC Hybrid Microgrid to be Built in Singapore

The microgrid, which will integrate a variety of on-site and remote renewable energy resources, will be built at the National University of Singapore.

Feds Seeking More Clarity Around Eligibility of Microgrid Controllers for Tax Credits

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are clarifying and seeking input for what qualifies a microgrid project for access to more of the investment...

Putting Backbone into the Energy Journey: The Economics of Sustainability

Some of the fruits of decarbonization are not as evident in the near term as they will be years down the road, Schneider Electric's Rohan Kelkar points out, but CFOs and sustainability...

Puget Sound Energy Expands Virtual Power Plant Partnership with AutoGrid

The VPP program aims to reduce costs, improve energy supply reliability and increase the amount of renewable energy flowing through PSE’s system.

Eaton Opens First R&D Innovation Center in Canada

Eaton is investing about $3 billion in research focused on DERs and sustainability solutions this decade. The goal is enabling sustainable electricity for buildings, homes, industry...

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Schneider Electric Says Standardized Microgrids Can Solve Interconnection Delays

In this Quick Chat video, Schneider Electric’s Bala Vinayagam explains why microgrids, particularly standardized microgrids, will transform the grid of the future.

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7 Strategies to Make Microgrids a Fit for Utility Grid Modernization

Feb. 7, 2023
In 2022, Enchanted Rock and Microgrid Knowledge conducted a survey of leaders at large U.S. electric utilities. The goal was to understand their actions and attitudes around microgrid...

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Microgrid Standardization Will Accelerate Much Needed Adoption

Feb. 24, 2023
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

Nov. 15, 2022
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...

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QuickChat: Unlocking Microgrid Potential: The Power of Standardization

Oct. 5, 2023
Join Rod Walton and Bala Vinayagam, SVP Microgrid Line of Business at Schneider Electric, as they explore the importance of a standardized microgrid solution and the role microgrids...

QuickChat: Propane as an alternative to electrification in industrial environments

Oct. 1, 2023
Learn more about the advantages of propane in microgrids in industrial, commercial and material handling applications.
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QuickChat: The Advantages of Propane in Microgrids

June 15, 2023
Watch this 15-minute QuickChat between Jim Bunsey, PERC and Microgrid Knowledge’s Kevin Normandeau to learn about the advantages of propane in microgrids.

Sweating the Small Stuff (and It's All Small Stuff)

June 8, 2023
Learn strategies for anticipating and overcoming the “small stuff” that can add delays and cost to your microgrid project.

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Accelerating the Adoption of Microgrids: Nov. 28 ET Webinar with Schneider Electric

Nov. 15, 2023
One reason for the interconnection delays and slow road from design to commissioning is the fact that the process is resource-intensive and often custom-engineered. Standardization...
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Editor's Take: Making the Grade and Committing to the Value of Microgrids

Nov. 3, 2023
The Think Microgrid report is not political, and the rankings of some states will surprise you. It’s the group’s goal to evenly evaluate where states are are. Meanwhile, the United...
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Demand Response Aggregation Bans Partially Lifted in 2 States; 10 More to Go. Microgrids, DERs Benefit

Oct. 27, 2023
Relying on a public-private partnership, Missouri has partially lifted the state's ban preventing third-party aggregators from bidding demand response into wholesale markets. ...
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MGK Editor's Take: Offering the FYI on AI as it Arrives ASAP

Oct. 9, 2023
Artificial intelligence is essentially an infant in the world of industrial technologies compared to internal combustion, power plants and manufacturing innovation. Yet it grows...