Commercial Microgrids

This section includes white papers on Commercial Microgrids

Ground Control: Airports Focus on Microgrids and Resiliency, WTW report says

July 22, 2024
The WTW report noted the World Economic Forum analysis that airports may need multiple times more power capacity by 2050 due to factors such as increased number of flights, passengers...

Propane Is a Sustainable Choice for Growing Microgrid Need

July 2, 2024
Construction professionals rely on propane’s lower emissions and enhanced resiliency
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Commercial EV Charging Report: Microgrids Provide Clear Path to Fleet Electrification

June 17, 2024
The consensus is clear: Some 75% of survey respondents say that electric grid limitations are a significant roadblock to the rollout of EV charging infrastructure.
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Prologis and Performance Team Launch New EV Charging Depot Powered by EV Truck Microgrid Near Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

May 28, 2024
Rather than waiting up to two years for the required grid upgrades, Prologis worked with Mainspring Energy to build a microgrid onsite that can either be grid-connected to operate...
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Solar and Storage Combo Drives Decarbonization for new Watertown Life Sciences R&D Complex

April 19, 2024
The 66 Galen development will draw part of its power from 252kW in direct current solar capacity and a 125-kW energy storage system. 66 Galen also is LEED gold-certified and will...

Eat More Chicken, Build More Microgrids

April 16, 2024
Chick-fil-A is piloting solar microgrids at two California locations to improve resilience and better serve the community during grid outages. A third location in the state will...
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Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians Celebrate Construction Start on Solar & Storage Microgrid

April 12, 2024
A northern California tribe whose people have lived in the region for countless generations celebrated groundbreaking this week on a $32 million solar and storage microgrid to...
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Want to Increase EV Adoption? Deliver Energy On Site and On Time

April 12, 2024
Microgrids are a true solution, but they need to align with the crucial Ps and Qs required to make distributed energy happen in the service of e-mobility. Those include planning...
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Florida's Pensacola Beach Gets First Solar-Powered Hotel

Feb. 15, 2024
The grid-tied solar array has 330 rooftop panels and is expected to save the hotel nearly $48,000 in annual energy costs and reduce its emissions by nearly half.