Community Microgrids

A collection of white papers on Community Microgrids
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The Grid Needs DERs and Microgrids: Here's What Can Accelerate their Deployment, says Deloitte

June 24, 2024
It could begin with utilities creating integrated DER plans along with stakeholders. States could establish decarbonization targets, and regulators could develop utility incentives...

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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Scale Microgrids, Captona Close Financing on Community Solar, Microgrid Portfolio Coast to Coast

June 18, 2024
Scale Microgrids Chief Investment Officer Julian Torres said that the community solar assets create more optionality and value for microgrid customers.
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First Nations Community-Owned Microgrid Launched in Australia

June 12, 2024
The residents of the Marlinja outstation say their grid-connected solar microgrid is the first in Australia to be owned by a First Nations community.
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After Some Jitters, ComEd Serves More Than 1,000 Customers with Bronzeville Microgrid Islanded from Grid

May 24, 2024
The much-watched Bronzeville Community Microgrid was formally deployed May 24, the result of a collaborative effort that aims to demonstrate the benefits of an urban community...
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Scale Microgrid, EO Charging Partnering on Future Fleet Electrification Stations

May 21, 2024
The non-exclusive partnership agreement will utilize Scale’s ability to provide on-site power resources and microgrids to facilitate EO Charging’s stations to be built across ...
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A Technology Liftoff for CMBlu Flow Batteries that could Lower Microgrid Costs with Easily Sourced Components

May 6, 2024
Flow batteries are beginning to appear in microgrids, providing cost savings, long-duration storage and a U.S. supply chain. Two national laboratories are studying how CMBlu Energy...
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Calming Emotions and Cutting Diesel Use in Alaska Communities with Microgrid Projects

April 30, 2024
A project to bring three microgrids to several Alaska communities aims to remove the emotion and make it easier to make decisions that benefit all stakeholders.
Schneider Electric

Think Microgrids Are Too Complicated? Schneider Takes on the Problem with a New Battery as its Latest Step

April 26, 2024
Schneider Electric previewed a new battery energy storage system (BESS) at the Microgrid Knowledge conference that aims to make microgrids easier for those who lack utility-level...