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.

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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...

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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...

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 ...
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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.
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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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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.