Campus Microgrids

This section includes white papers on Campus Microgrids
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Indianapolis Charter School Contracts Ameresco for Solar-Storage Microgrid

March 19, 2024
A $5.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Renew America’s Schools funding program will finance construction of energy improvements to The Match High School and...

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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FEMA to Fund Net-Zero Energy Projects – Including Solar Microgrids – in Disaster Areas

Feb. 5, 2024
In the wake of a disaster, schools, hospitals, fire stations and other community infrastructure entities are now able to use FEMA grant money to rebuild using net-zero technologies...

Microgrid-friendly Toronto U. Named Top University in Sustainability by QS

Dec. 13, 2023
In 2020, the University of Toronto commissioned an on-campus solar and energy storage microgrid. Located in the Energy Systems lab, the installation aids the researchers in studying...

Sun-Charged Golf Carts, Electric Tractors Demonstrate Mobile Microgrids for Land Managers

Dec. 4, 2023
Beginning with the use of solar- and microgrid-powered golf carts and electric tractors, Warren Wilson College’s Center for Working Lands – with some funds from the band Pearl...
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New AC/DC Hybrid Microgrid to be Built in Singapore

Nov. 21, 2023
The microgrid, which will integrate a variety of on-site and remote renewable energy resources, will be built at the National University of Singapore.
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MGK Editor's Take: Reactive Compromises on the Road to Net Zero Horizons

Sept. 26, 2023
Promoting nuclear may be a hard sell, even though more than 90 U.S. reactors are currently in operation and delivering more than half of the nation’s carbon-free generated electricity...
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Illinois Schools Receive DOE Grant to Build Microgrids

July 7, 2023
Grant funds will be used to install a microgrid in each of 20 school districts.
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How Campus Microgrids Balance Competing Objectives

April 12, 2023
More than just a means to reduce carbon, a microgrid also provides resiliency in an era that’s seeing more frequent grid outages.