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On a Wing and a Prayer: Funding Microgrids for Low-Income Communities
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Block Energy, Utility PNM Collaborating on Residential Microgrid in New Mexico
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Going Wild for Renewables: Cincinnati Zoo Breaks Ground on New Solar Plus Storage Microgrid
Innisfree Hotels, courtesy of Pelican Drones
Florida's Pensacola Beach Gets First Solar-Powered Hotel
The Microgrid Perspective
Only through Standardization Can Microgrids Accelerate the Energy Transition
Jan. 18, 2024
Jana Gerber, North America microgrid president at Schneider Electric discusses how standardizing microgrids will accelerate the energy transition.
DOE Grid Controls Leader Bindewald Headlining Microgrid Conference Plenary
The Microgrid Knowledge Conference runs from Monday, April 22 to Wednesday, April 24 at the Marriott Waterfront along Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. General session panelists and presenters...
Nepal Seeks Consultants for Power System Expansion, Minigrid Development
The Nepal Electricity Authority is looking for consultants to aid in the expansion of the country’s electric grid, including the development of hybrid minigrids to power remote...
Data Center Frontier Launches Data Center Frontier Trends Summit, September 4-6 in Reston, Virginia
This in-person event will take place September 4-6, 2024, at the Hyatt Regency Reston in Reston, Virginia.
Schneider Electric Aced 2023 with $4.3B Profit, Record Backlog
Last year, Schneider Electric detailed a new movement into standardized and streamlined microgrid offerings through its EcoStruxure Microgrid Flex product and also expanded its...
Doosan Škoda Power Commissions 270-MW Steam Turbine to Power Wood Pulp Mill in Finland
The massive on-site turbine could produce an additional 2 terawatthours (TWh, or 2,000 GWh) of renewable electricity, powered by biofuels, according to Doosan Škoda Power. The...
With Bushfires, Floods and Unreliable Electricity, Australia Could Benefit from Microgrids, But Challenges Stand in the Way
For remote and rural communities in Australia, extreme weather has sparked a need for resilience. A study of 25 microgrid projects reveals the challenges to microgrid deployment...
SDG&E Unveils Four New Microgrids to Support Mission Critical Sites
All four San Diego Gas & Electric microgrids can operate independently and in tandem with the regional grid. The battery storage installations are connected across four substations...
Interconnection Woes Stymie DER and Microgrid Deployment: These Innovative Policies Could Help
A few states – including Maryland, Massachusetts and California – are beginning to implement innovative programs to address the interconnection roadblocks.
How Propane Transformed Bryce Canyon National Park’s Ruby’s Inn
Jim Bunsey of the Propane Education and Research Council explains how propane is helping a large national park resort cut utility costs and decarbonize.
Making Sure Fiber Customer Turn-ups are Done Right the First Time
Sept. 22, 2023
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...
Three Key Days in April: Microgrid 2024 Conference Schedule Is Detailed
Champion of the Smart Grid: Lee Krevat Talks Long Game on Decentralizing Energy
Slideshow Memories: Highlights from Microgrid 2023 in Anaheim
Banking on It: Financial Forecast Consensus Favors Robust Microgrid Growth
Battle Cry from Intersolar: The Ironclad Argument Reinforcing the Strengths of Microgrids, DERs in the Energy Revolution
Ohio's Miami University Tapping Geothermal to Shift from Fossil Power
Wave-Powered Microgrid to be Developed on Remote Thai Island
FEMA to Fund Net-Zero Energy Projects – Including Solar Microgrids – in Disaster Areas
California Stakeholders Submit Microgrid Tariff Proposals, Saying Microgrids Should Be “Donkeys, Not Unicorns”
On-site Heat, Solar to Power Veolia Hazardous Waste Treatment Plant in Arkansas
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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...
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...
QuickChat: Propane Availability and Usage in Large-Scale Projects
Dec. 18, 2023
Join Rod Walton and PERC’s Jim Bunsey as they discuss why propane is the ideal energy source for immediate use, as well as it’s application at Ruby’s Inn, a ...
QuickChat: The green hydrogen - microgrid connection
Dec. 11, 2023
Join Rod Walton and Andy Miller, PXiSE Head of Commercial Development as they discuss green hydrogen.
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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Come Monday: Microgrid 2024 Expanding Three-Day Schedule this April
Jan. 24, 2024
Make those Sunday travel plans: Altogether, Microgrid 2024 will offer about seven hours of Monday kickoff sessions to get the momentum rolling at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront...
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Today is the Day: Nominations Deadline for the MGK Greater Good Awards
Jan. 22, 2024
The awards recognize operational projects which serve a clear societal need and improve the human condition. Applications should demonstrate how these goals are being achieved...
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Revolution in Evolution: Even Greatest Movements Must Change
Dec. 12, 2023
Microgrids are not a company, but they are part of a movement. They serve certain needs for resiliency, sustainability and efficiency. Over coming decades, the mission might change...
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DOE’s Jigar Shah: Microgrids Provide ‘Something for Everyone’
Nov. 17, 2023
The financial jury was out on microgrids until they began providing important benefits to residents, business and utilities, Shah pointed out.