Design/Engineering

These videos focus on the design/engineering aspects of microgrids. Learn about emerging tech, the future of microgrids, and grid integration.
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PG&E Announces 6 New Remote Microgrids Coming in 2024

May 14, 2024
The utility is using remote microgrids to eliminate overhead distribution lines in high fire threat areas, reducing wildfire risks and improving reliability.

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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Smart Inverter States: New Map Shows Progress of IEEE 1547-2018 Adoption

May 10, 2024
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) several years ago established its IEEE 1547-2018 standard on interconnection requirements for smart inverters. This...
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"Don't Deform to Conform": Final Insights from Microgrid Knowledge Conference in Baltimore

May 2, 2024
During the recent Microgrid Knowledge (MGK) Conference, experts from across the distributed energy spectrum pinpointed the need to be adaptable, valuable and indispensable. Respect...

New York State of Mind: Acadia Energy, Alternus Partnering to Develop Upstate Microgrid Fleet

April 8, 2024
Alternus and Acadia are teaming up with the goal of developing and operating 200 MW in future microgrid capacity across New York. The partnership sets its sights on the next two...
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Self-Reliance Scorecard Lauds State Legislation Helping DERs and Microgrids Overcome Utility Barriers to Local Energy

April 1, 2024
A new state scorecard from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance focuses on the need for state legislation that levels the playing field for DERs and microgrids, allowing them...
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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...

Xendee Contributing Software Modeling to Guide Fiji Minigrid Deployment led by Arizona State's LEAPS

March 19, 2024
ASU project leaders have already assessed 300 isolated communities to come up with the most suitable 75 sites for minigrids. Part of Xendee's work is calculating energy potential...

Microgrids to Become the Standard in Decentralized Power Generation, Not the Exception

March 6, 2024
In this QuickChat video, Robert Autengruber from INNIO Group explains why he believes the demand for microgrids and advanced microgrid controllers will continue to climb.