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Brain Trust: Microgrid Industry Thinking Through AI Data Center Demand Crisis

May 17, 2024
An irresistible force unanticipated until recently is coming right at an object considered immovable only a few years ago. Microgrids provide a key and timely solution.

Exploring the Potential of Community Microgrids Through Three Innovative Case Studies

April 8, 2024
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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Smart Inverter States: New Map Shows Progress of IEEE 1547-2018 Adoption

May 10, 2024
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) several years ago established its IEEE 1547-2018 standard on interconnection requirements for smart inverters. This...
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AWS Acquiring Hyperscale Data Center Directly Connected to Nuclear Plant

March 5, 2024
Cumulus data center campus owner and nuclear power plant owner Talen Energy agreed to sell the facility to AWS for approximately $650 million. It is directly connected to the ...
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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. ...

Synthetic Inertia could be Solution to Grid Frequency Worries: November 1 Webinar

Oct. 10, 2023
The innovation in distributed energy control and management systems makes synthetic inertia possible. To that end, microgrid control technology firm PXiSE Energy Solutions is ...
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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...
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When AI Predicts Grid Trouble, Microgrid Creates a Smart City at a Florida University

Oct. 9, 2023
At Florida International University (FIU), researchers are utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) as an important tool that creates new ways for microgrids to provides resilience...
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AI Aims for Real: Artificial Intelligence and its Role in the Microgrid-Distributed Energy Future

Oct. 6, 2023
What is AI? A simulation of human intelligence enacted in a machine, it has the potential to revolutionize the deployment of distributed energy resources and microgrids, making...