Commercial/Industrial Microgrids

A collection of videos and webinars on commercial/industrial microgrids including videos on real-world examples, financing, and selecting resources.

From EV Charging to Solar Thermal, Microgrids Seizing Moment

April 26, 2024
In this QuickChat video, Aron Bowman, president of ELM Microgrid and ELM Solar, discusses several of the most impactful growth areas he’s seeing in the microgrid market today....

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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All Eyes on the Microgrid as Catalyst of The Evolving Energy Transformation: MGK Conference Day One in Baltimore

April 23, 2024
Utilities were anticipating flat load growth only a few years ago, but the unstoppable momentum of AI, data center expansion and electrification blew those forecasts apart. The...

How Power-Hungry Data Centers and Large Industries Are Turning to Microgrids--On and Off-Grid

April 19, 2024
Up until recently, large load facilities have had a backup solution and have been grid connected. But because of grid constraints, they are choosing to be off-grid, according ...
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ELM Microgrid & Solar Celebrates Grand Opening of Texas Manufacturing Site

April 18, 2024
The new factory, coupled with ELM’s manufacturing site in nearby Oklahoma, will help the company increase its production line to about 1,000 microgrids annually. ELM also is moving...
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Eaton Delivers Largest Clean Energy Microgrid in Puerto Rico

April 2, 2024
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held April 2 to celebrate the new microgrid, which will deliver nearly 10 GWh of clean energy annually and cut electricity costs for Eaton’s Arecibo...
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Microgrids Help Create Data Centers that Don’t Break the Grid or the Environment

March 18, 2024
A new model for data center design uses microgrids to provide flexibility and clean energy that reduces grid stress. Other models focus on modular data center design and providing...
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Going Wild for Renewables: Cincinnati Zoo Breaks Ground on New Solar Plus Storage Microgrid

March 14, 2024
The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden in Ohio has broken ground on a 2.8-MW solar plus storage microgrid. When combined with an existing 1.56-MW solar array, two-thirds of the...
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Bimbo Bakeries Debuts Six California Microgrids

March 12, 2024
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held this week at Bimbo Bakeries’ Montebello location, marking the launch of microgrids at six of the company's California facilities. The microgrids...