Commercial Microgrids

This section includes white papers on Commercial Microgrids
Maryland Energy Administration

‘Blown Away’ by Appetite for Microgrids, Maryland Resilience Program Boosts Funding to $6 Million for FY 2024

Dec. 8, 2023
From a neighborhood resiliency hub to a university and a housing initiative, people in Maryland are turning to microgrids to address the vulnerability of the energy system and...


Designing Microgrids: Evaluating Parameters for Reliable, Cost-Effective and Optimized Power Solutions

Dec. 7, 2023
Shawn Dalke electrical engineer at Mesa Solutions discusses load profiles and power sources for 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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Pge Microgrid

MGK Editor Take II: Energy Markets are Complicated, Unpredictable and Perfect for Microgrids

Aug. 24, 2023
The energy transition landscape is no different, regardless of whether the fuel is coming from shale plays or the sun and the wind or lithium mined from the soil. Markets are ...
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Nova Lt12 Gas Turbine

Baker Hughes, Avports Sign MoU on Developing Hydrogen Microgrids for Airports

Aug. 17, 2023
Avports wants to focus on improving power resiliency and decarbonization at airports, while Baker Hughes says it could provide hydrogen-ready turbines and heat recovery solutions...
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Australia Microgrid Agl

AGL Energy developing Solar-Storage Microgrids for Australian Almond Farms

Aug. 3, 2023
Normally, the farms utilize diesel-powered generation for irrigation systems. Shifting the on-site power to solar and battery storage could reduce reliance on diesel by 85%, helping...
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Sunnova Partners with Seeding Mercy To Provide Minigrids in South Sudan

July 26, 2023
The solar minigrids will combat hunger and encourage sustainable farming practices.
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Cpower Photo

DER provider CPower Energy names Smith as New CEO to succeed Horton

July 25, 2023
CPower is a DER monetization provider with 6.3 GW of distributed energy capacity at more than 19,000 customer sites across the U.S. It provides VPP, demand response, distributed...
Solar for cell tower microgrid in Plano, Texas

Got a Cell Phone? Your Cell Tower Needs a Microgrid

July 24, 2023
Ericsson, one of the largest suppliers of telecom infrastructure, wants to provide resilience and clean energy to its cell tower customers with clean microgrids.